Ivory Coast Withdraws From African Human Rights and Peoples’ Court

The Ivory Coast withdrew from the African Human Rights and Peoples Court on Wednesday following an order from that court to suspend an arrest warrant against presidential hopeful Guillaume Soro.

Soro was convicted in absentia of money laundering and embezzlement on Tuesday. He faces a 20 year prison sentence that will prevent him from running in the October presidential election. Supporters of Soro have called the conviction politically motivated. readmore

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