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Hissène Habré to face special Senegal court

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AFP

Senegal's parliament has adopted a law that will allow a special tribunal to try former Chadian president Hissène Habré. He fled to Senegal after his fall in 1990. Habré ruled Chad with an iron fist between 1982 and 1990, leading to accusations of crimes against humanity, war crimes and torture. Non-government organisations have said his regime killed 40,000 people. Reed Brody, a legal counsel for the rights group, Human Rights Watch, comments. 

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