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Ivory Coast Election Violence

Ivory Coast Launches Major Investigation Of Post-Election Violence

AP | ANITA SNOW | Posted 09.26.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS — All Ivorians will be held responsible for post-electoral violence that killed thousands of people, Ivory Coast President Alassa...

Ivory Coast at a Crossroads

Joel Kangha | Posted 08.01.2011 | World
Joel Kangha

If the people who have just taken office and their international supporters want to see a definitive close to Ivory Coast's dark chapter, they'll have to do more than say the right words.

U.N. Says Ivory Coast Surrender Offer Was A 'Trick'

AP | By ANITA SNOW | Posted 06.08.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS -- This week's offer by Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo's top three generals to surrender evidently was a "trick" to buy time, the...

Presidential Claimant Overshadowed By Mass Killings In Ivory Coast

Posted 06.08.2011 | World

(Reuters) - U.N. workers in Ivory Coast have found the bodies of more than 100 victims of brutal killings, a discovery that threatened to undermine p...

Ivory Coast Strongman Huddles In Bunker During Surrender Negotiations

AP | RUKMINI CALLIMACHI and MARCO CHOWN OVED | Posted 06.05.2011 | World

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — Surrounded by troops backing Ivory Coast's democratically elected leader, strongman Laurent Gbagbo huddled Tuesday with h...

Fierce Fighting Spreads In Ivory Coast Showdown

Posted 06.01.2011 | World

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Fierce fighting spread across Abidjan on Friday as troops loyal to Ivory Coast's Laurent Gbagbo fended off attacks by forces sup...

Ivory Coast Opposition Takes Key Port City

Posted 05.31.2011 | World

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Forces loyal to Ivory Coast's Alassane Ouattara seized the major cocoa port of San Pedro overnight, continuing an offensive that ...

Rebels Reportedly Close In On Ivory Coast Capital

AP | MARCO CHOWN OVED and RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 05.30.2011 | World

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — Fighters supporting Ivory Coast's internationally recognized leader seized control of the nation's administrative capital...

The Urgent Situation in Cote d'Ivoire

Harold Pollack | Posted 05.28.2011 | World
Harold Pollack

With the world distracted by happenings in Egypt, Japan, Libya, and elsewhere, ex-President Laurent Gbagbo is exploiting the situation in Côte d'Ivoire to commit serious human rights violations.

Ivory Coast Forces Kill 6 Women In Protest

AP | RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — Soldiers backing Ivory Coast's defiant leader mowed down women protesting his refusal to leave power in a hail of gunfire...

Refugees From Ivory Coast In Limbo As Election Crisis Remains Unresolved

Peter Biro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Peter Biro

Over 30,000 people have fled to Liberia after violence broke out in Ivory Coast following disputed presidential elections there. Incumbent president Laurent Gbagbo has refused to step down.

Resolving the Ivorian Election Crisis

Charles Walker Brumskine | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Charles Walker Brumskine

It's not too late for La Cote d'Ivoire's defeated incumbent to gracefully take his leave as a nationalist who put his country on the democratic path. Gbagbo is only damaging his legacy and causing the loss of lives by refusing to step down.

Recognized Ivory Coast Leader Calls For 'Commando Op' To Remove Rival

AP | RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — The internationally recognized winner of Ivory Coast's presidential election is asking for special forces to launch a com...

U.N. Says At Least 173 Killed In Ivory Coast

AP | MARCO CHOWN OVED | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — Ivory Coast state television disappeared from the airwaves outside the nation's largest city late Thursday, a blow to the...