In Senegal, Inauguration of Extraordinary Chambers to Try Former Chadian Leader Hissène Habré

From Sahel Blog Fri Feb 8 2013, 07:37:28

Hissène Habré, a French-educated political scientist, rebel commander, and politician, took power in a coup in 1982 and ruled Chad until rebel forces led by Idriss Déby overthrew him in 1990. Habré has been living in Senegal ever since. Pressure ... Continue reading →

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