The son of Laurent Gbagbo, former President of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, whose trial is currently taking place in The Hague, will be tried on Friday 20 October 2017. Michel Gbagbo is accused of “disclosing false news” . Strong>
He is pursued at the same time as Laurent Despas, French journalist general manager of the information site Koaci.com. In an interview granted to koaci.com, Michel Gbagbo declared that by March 30, 2016, 250 people were still detained in Ivorian prisons and that “300 people … charged and placed under a warrant since 2011 are missing “.
It should be remembered that the two men were indicted on 26 May 2016 but left at large. This trial, announced in mid-June, had been postponed twice.