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Lawyer: French Forces Helped Oust Gbagbo in Ivory Coast

A defense lawyer said former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo was working to restore democracy in his country when he was forcibly ousted from power by French forces, mercenaries and other supporters of current President Alassane Ouattara. Lawyer Emmanuel Altit made the claim Monday in his opening statement at Gbagbo's trial for crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court. Gbagbo has pleaded not guilty to four charges including murder and rape allegedly...

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