Moumine Ngarmbassa

Chad court jails Zoe’s Ark workers

Six French aid workers were sentenced to eight years of hard labour each after a court in Chad found them guilty on Wednesday of trying to kidnap 103 children from the African country. The court in the capital N'Djamena handed down its sentence on the fourth day of the trial of six members of the French humanitarian group Zoe's Ark.

Deal expected in Chad trial of aid workers

Six French humanitarian workers accused of trying to kidnap 103 African children go on trial in Chad on Friday as speculation grows that a diplomatic deal could send them back to France. Although the accused risk forced labour sentences if convicted, Chadian lawyers and many citizens believe they will either be able to serve their jail terms in France

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