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Ivory Coast's Simone Gbagbo Sentenced to 20 Years for Post-Election Violence

Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for her role in 2011 post-election violence. A court in Abidjan on Tuesday found Gbagbo guilty of undermining state security and organizing armed gangs in violence that left 3,000 people dead. She and her husband Laurent Gbagbo disputed the 2010 election that gave a presidential victory to Gbagbo's challenger, Alassane Ouattara. In December, the International Criminal Court said Ivory Coast...

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