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Ivory Coast Charges President's Allies in Post-Election Violence

Ivory Coast has charged 20 people with crimes committed during a brief civil war in 2010-11 including, for the first time, fighters who backed President Alassane Ouattara, a human rights official said. An estimated 3,000 people were killed in fighting that broke out after the West African country's former president, Laurent Gbagbo, refused to cede defeat in an election in late 2010. Up to now, only Gbagbo's supporters have been charged. "In total, it's about 20 people...

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