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Trial of Former Chadian Leader to Resume Monday

The trial of former Chadian president Hissene Habré, which opened July 20 but was postponed two days later to enable his court-appointed lawyers to prepare his defense, will resume September 7 in Senegal.  Habre is accused of crimes against humanity, war crimes and torture between 1982 and 1990. But he insists the special tribunal set up for his trial is illegal. At the opening of his long-awaited trial in July, the former Chadian leader denied the legitimacy of the special...

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