‘Victims in cases against Hissene Habré awarded reparation’

posted in: Africa

Human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, on Friday said the decision to grant reparation to thousands of victims in cases against former Chadian president Hissene Habré marks a significant moment in their long and determined quest for justice. “Friday’s decision is … Read More

Former Chadian dictator Habré sentenced to life in prison

posted in: Africa, Senegal

Former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré was sentenced on Monday in Dakar, Senegal, to life imprisonment, convicted of war crimes, crimes against humanity and torture during his reign from 1982 to 1990. The prosecutor at the Extraordinary African Chambers, Senegalese Mbacke … Read More