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Africa Tribunal Orders Chad Ex-ruler to Pay Millions to Victims

A tribunal ordered Chad's ex-dictator Hissene Habre on Friday to pay more than 4,700 victims at least $17,000 each for abuses suffered during his time in power. The Extraordinary African Chambers in Senegal found Habre guilty and sentenced him to life imprisonment on May 30 for crimes against humanity, war crimes, torture and sex crimes committed during his presidency from 1982-1990. The trial against Habre began in July 2015 and was the first in which courts of one country...

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