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Court orders Habré forced appearance
After an eventful first day, the Extraordinary African Chambers trying Hissène Habré in Dakar ordered late Monday afternoon that the former Chadian president be brought to court on Tuesday morning by “public security forces”. His lawyers denounced a “militarization” of the proceedings. Hissène Habré, in exile in Senegal since his ouster in 1990 and detained since July 2013 in a Dakar prison, is charged with crimes against humanity, genocide and torture perpetrated under his regime.…
by Ephrem Rugiririza, Dakar, Special Envoy, JusticeInfo.Net
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