Aminata Le Bas with Mohamed Keita/CPJ Africa Program
Aminata Le Bas, an intern in CPJ's Africa program, is a Master’s Candidate in International Relations at Institut d'Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po) of Aix-en-Provence in France. Aminata has lived in Burkina Faso as well as France and speaks French, German and English.
Justice pins Gbagbo, but not yet Ouattara’s forces
This week, former Ivory Coast ruler Laurent Gbagbo was extradited to the Hague to account for alleged human rights violations before the International Criminal Court. Justice appears to be slower in coming to rival fighters loyal to current President Alassane Ouattara. According to CPJ research, Ouattara’s forces have been involved in the deaths of two…