The Prosecutor v. Charles Blé Goudé

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Charles Blé Goudé

Date of birth: 1 January 1972
Place of birth: Niagbrahio, Gagnoa in Côte d’Ivoire
Warrant of arrest
Issued under seal on 21 December 2011
Unsealed on 30 November 2011
Surrender to ICC custody: 22 March 2014
First appearance: 27 March 2014
Confirmation of charges hearing: Scheduled to open on 22 September 2014


Charles Blé Goudé is allegedly responsible as indirect co-perpetrator, for four counts of crimes against humanity, allegedly committed in the context of post-electoral violence in the territory of Côte d’Ivoire between 16 December 2010 and 12 April 2011:

  • murder;
  • rape and other forms of sexual violence;
  • persecution; and
  • other inhuman acts.