The Prosecutor (on the application of Victims) v Gbagbo (Laurent) and Blé Goudé (Charles), Judgment on the appeal of Mr Laurent Gbagbo against the decision of Trial Chamber I of 8 July 2015 entitled ‘Ninth decision on the review of Mr Laurent Gbagbo’s detention pursuant to Article 60(3) of the Statute’, Case no ICC-02/11-01/15-208 (OA 6), ICL 1695 (ICC 2015), 8th September 2015, International Criminal Court [ICC]; Appeals Chamber [ICC]
Whether an appellant had an automatic right to reply to observations of victims on documents submitted in support of the appeal.
Whether the order of submissions on review of detention affected the Prosecutor’s burden of proving its continued necessity.
Whether previously rejected arguments were sufficient to challenge the conditions justifying the accused’s detention.
Whether the existence of a network of supporters could be a factor relevant to the assessment of the necessity of detention.
Whether the non-disclosure of information essential for the scrutiny of an appellant’s arguments by other participants affected the determination of the issues on appeal.