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Hissène Habré Case: Trust Fund for Victims

Expand Victims and their lawyers at the trial of top security agents of the Habré dictatorship, N'djaména, Chad, January 2015. © 2015 Reed Brody/Human Rights Watch (Addis Ababa) – The African Union’s adoption of the Trust Fund Statute for victims of Hissène Habré’s crimes is a major step toward justice, four human rights groups said today. The Trust Fund will now be able to start collecting and disbursing reparations for victims of the Habré regime. The groups are Human Rights Watch, REDRESS, the Chadian Association for the Promotion and Defence of Human Rights (ATPDH), and the Rencontre africaine…

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