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Ivory Coast Former First Lady Sentenced to 20 Years

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 presidential election won by Gbagbo's challenger, Alassane Ouattara. State prosecutor Soungalo Coulibaly said "We have shown that impunity...

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