Senegal

Habré stays in jail but his support grows
Four years after his life sentence was upheld on appeal, former Chadian president Hissène Habré is to remain in jail. On April 20, the Senegalese judiciary rejected his request for a temporary release on health grounds. But Habré has shown he still has the powerful support of some religious leaders. Surprisingly, he also got support […]
By Deguène Cissé, in Dakar (Sénégal)
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