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Chad: Habré-era agents convicted of torture

Email The torture conviction in Chad on March 25 of 20 top security agents of the 1982-1990 Hissène Habré dictatorship is a victory for justice. The criminal court acquitted four others and ordered that the Chadian government and the convicted persons pay $125 million in reparations to over 7,000 victims. (N’Djaména) - The torture conviction in Chad on March 25 of 20 top security agents of the 1982-1990 Hissène Habré dictatorship is a victory for justice, Human Rights Watch said today.  The criminal court acquitted four others and ordered that the Chadian government…

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