Hissène Habré

 
Lawyers appeal ex-Chad ruler Habré's life sentence
Lawyers appeal ex-Chad ruler Habré's life sentence
Court-appointed lawyers for former Chadian military ruler Hissène Habré said they have appealed his life sentence for war crimes,...
Habré trial a victory for hearing crimes against humanity in Africa
Habré trial a victory for hearing crimes against humanity in Africa
It was a bright, clear morning in Dakar the day the much anticipated Habré judgment was to be delivered. Hundreds of people were pushing to get into...
Victims of Habre's Chad were starved, trial hears
Victims of Habre's Chad were starved, trial hears
The 72-year-old, who fled to Dakar after being deposed in 1990, is being prosecuted in his adoptive country for war crimes, crimes against humanity...
Former Chad dictator hears atrocities case
Former Chad dictator hears atrocities case
The 72-year-old dictator Hissene Habre – once backed by France and the United States as a bulwark against Libya's Moamer Kadhafi – is accused...
[Video]Hissène Habré trial postponed
[Video]Hissène Habré trial postponed
The former Chadian dictator’s trial has been postponed in Dakar after he caused a disturbance in court and told his lawyers to refuse to participate.
Chad trial is a warning for Africa's tyrants
Chad trial is a warning for Africa's tyrants
Former Chadian leader Hissène Habré went on trial in Senegal this week, accused of crimes against humanity, war crimes and torture committed during...
Trial of Chad's Habre suspended after boycott by his lawyers
Trial of Chad's Habre suspended after boycott by his lawyers
Former Chadian leader Hissene Habre, who has refused to recognise the African Union-backed tribunal trying him in Senegal, had to be forced to...
Chad's torture victims seek justice in trial of Hissene Habre
Chad's torture victims seek justice in trial of Hissene Habre
Ginette Bganbaye awoke in a dingy cell known as La Piscine after Chad’s secret police arrested her for alleged involvement in coup plotting.
[Video]Former Chadian dictator faces justice
[Video]Former Chadian dictator faces justice
Former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré, who is accused of tens of thousands of political killings and torture, will finally stand trial this month.
African Union played vital role in Habré arrest
African Union played vital role in Habré arrest
It is a message to Africa's few remaining dictators: You can run but you can't hide forever from an increasingly sophisticated international justice ­system....

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