War crimes prosecutor to examine situation in Gabon after government request

War crimes prosecutor to examine situation in Gabon after government request
 

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said on Thursday she has begun a preliminary examination into the situation in Gabon at the request of the country's government.
Fatou Bensouda said in a statement she would review available information before deciding whether to open a formal investigation.
Gabon's President Ali Bongo, whose family has ruled the oil-producing central African country for nearly five decades, was sworn in for a second term on Tuesday. His narrow and disputed victory in August elections sparked violent protests.
(Reporting by Toby Sterling; editing by Dominic... read more

 
29 September 2016 in World News, Views: 33
Source: Reuters
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