Ivorian refugees in Ghana demand release of Laurent Gbagbo

Ivorian refugees in Ghana demand release of Laurent Gbagbo

Ivorian refugees living in Ghana say they would return to their country only when their former president Laurent Gbagbo is released from detention.

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The refugees based at Brekum Fetentaa in the Brong Ahafo region have been issued a letter from the foreign affairs minister to leave for their country but they insist of not going back. Gbagbo who was arrested in 2011 after he refused to concede defeat in that country’s election is being tried by the International Criminal Court on charges of crimes against humanity.

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Over a thousand refugees are currently living in Brekum Fetentaa which happens to be the smallest refugee camp of Ivorians in the country.

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