Ivory Coast: “Laurent Gbagbo hoped for another amnesty

In an address to the nation on August 6 on the occasion of the independence anniversary, Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara announced that he was granting a presidential pardon to his predecessor, Laurent Gbagbo. The measure was deemed insufficient by Gbagbo’s party, PPA-CI, which is demanding amnesty. Why this request and what could be the outcome of this legal and political arm-wrestling? Interview with Arsène Brice Bado, from the Center for Research and Action for Peace (Cerap).

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