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A Shrinking Window for Justice in Côte d’Ivoire

Expand A man shows the body of a civilian who was killed on February 21, 2011 in the neighborhood of Treichville in Abidjan, in clashes between forces loyal to Laurent Gbagbo and supporters of Alassane Ouattara. © 2011 Getty Images In 2011, with Côte d’Ivoire’s post-election crisis in full flow, Fatou Diabaté (not her real name) was raped in Abidjan by soldiers loyal to Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo. She courageously told her story to human rights groups, like our own, hoping to draw the world’s attention to the plight of Ivorian victims. Years later, she traveled thousands of miles to…

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