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Chad: No Redress for Ex-Dictator’s Victims

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Expand Families of Habré's victims demonstrate in Ndjaména, 2005. © 2005 Stephanie Hancock/HRW (Nairobi) – The Chadian government has yet to provide reparations ordered by a court in 2015 to 7,000 victims of grave crimes under the rule of former dictator Hissène Habré, four human rights groups said today. The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, which is currently reviewing Chad’s human rights record in Banjul, Gambia, should press the Chadian government to fulfill its obligations to Habré’s victims. “It’s been four years since the court ordered reparations for Habré’s victims,…

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