ICC softens restrictions on Ivory Coast former President Laurent Gbagbo
The International Criminal Court has softened restrictions on Ivory Coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo. The ongoing appeal of his acquittal for crimes against humanity had confined him to Belgium. Our correspondent in The Hague tells us more. Also, South Africans will be able to buy alcohol legally again from next month, as the government further eases coronavirus restrictions. And our correspondents in Cameroon visit one rural community where an illegal alcoholic beverage is being touted as a cure for coronavirus.
Laurent Gbagbo freed: ICC releases former Ivory Coast president
Laurent Gbagbo freed: ICC releases former Ivory Coast president.
Ex-Ivorian leader Gbagbo acquitted of war crimes, to be freed
International Criminal Court judges on Tuesday (January 15) acquitted former Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo of all war crimes charges and ordered his immediate release in a blow to prosecutors who have lost other major cases in recent years.