Bringing a dictator to justice

From Global Public Square Fri Dec 28 2012, 11:16:41

By Reed Brody, Special to CNN Editor's note: Reed Brody, Counsel with Human Rights Watch, has worked with Habré's victims for 14 years. The views expressed are the writer's own. The most brutal U.S.-backed dictator you've never heard of - Hissène Habré of Chad - is facing a trial before a unique court set up [...]

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