Supporters of Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo and former Minister Charles Ble Goude rally outside the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, January 28, 2016. REUTERS/Peter Dejong/Pool
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Dramatic video footage of armed clashes in Abidjan and bloodied corpses lined up on the streets opened the second day Friday of the landmark trial of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo.Gbagbo Thursday became the first ex-head of state to stand trial at the world's only permanent war crimes tribunal.He and Ble Goude have denied four charges of crimes against humanity for his role in deadly post-election violence that prosecutors say killed some 3,000 people.MacDonald showed the court horrific video footage of Gbagbo's forces allegedly shooting at opposition supporters.One incident focuses on a march on a pro-Gbagbo television station in December 2010 during which 45 people were killed and 16 women and girls were raped.
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