Côte d’Ivoire: Special investigation unit extended

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The Government announced on 8 January that the Special Investigation Unit on the judicial proceedings regarding the 2012-2011 post-electoral crisis has become a permanent entity. An essential decision in the fight against impunity for crimes committed by all sides during the crisis in Côté d’Ivoire.

FIDH, MIDH and LIDHO (FIDH member organisations in Côte d’ivoire), that are civil parties in the legal proceedings to support over 75 victims, worked relentlessly and are very pleased with this decision.

Read full press release (in French)

Read the report « Côte d’Ivoire : la lutte contre l’impunité à la croisée des chemins »
(in French)

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