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#GlobalJusticeWeekly – Habré trial a milestone for African justice

More than 20 years after he was overthrown, the trial of former Chadian president Hissène Habré began in Senegal this week to widespread approval from local and international civil society.

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New film shines light on victims of Chad’s Habré regime

Former Chadian leader Hissène Habré will soon face trial for numerous alleged atrocities. A new documentary shows that the struggle for justice began almost 30 years ago when one victim bravely decided to speak out.

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Civil society sees Habré case as milestone for African justice

More than 20 years after he was overthrown, former Chadian president Hissène Habré will soon face justice before a special court created by Senegal and the African Union (AU). Habré is charged with crimes against humanity, torture and war crimes … Continue reading

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Extraordinary African Chambers seeks judges to try Habré

The Extraordinary African Chambers is currently seeking to fill the positions of president of the Extraordinary African Trial Chamber and the president of its Appeals Chamber. The Chambers operate within the courts of Senegal and were created by the west … Continue reading

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