Browsing Tag

Hissène Habré

The remains of former Chadian President Hissène Habré sat

Two days after his death by covid-19, Hissène Habré was buried on Thursday, August 26, 2021, in the early afternoon of Dakar. The former chef d'Étattchadien had lived in Senegal for 31 years, after being overthrown by Idriss Déby. It was here that he was sentenced to life in 2016 for crimes against humanity committed during his reign.…

Former President of Chad Hissène Habré will be buried at

Two days after the death of Covid-19 at the age of 79, former Chadian President Hissène Habré will be buried on Thursday, August 26, in Senegal. A long-awaited decision when the question of returning his body to Chad arose. The former head of state had lived in Senegal for 31 years, after being overthrown by Idriss Déby. It was here that he was sentenced to life in 2016 for crimes against humanity…

the Extraordinary African Chambers, a jurisdiction

Fifty-six days of interrogation, 93 witnesses, all before an unprecedented court created especially by the African Union ... The trial of Hissène Habré was historic. Extra Extra African Chambers (ACE) has raised many hopes for autonomy for international justice on the African continent. It was the first time an African head of…

Hissène Habré “remains a statesman in history

Hissène Habré, who ruled Chad between 1982 and 1990, died yesterday, Tuesday, August 24, in Senegal. He was serving a life sentence there, after being convicted in 2016 of crimes against humanity by an African court. Hissène Habré was an ally and defense minister for former leader Goukouni Weddeye, who headed the government of national unity created in 1979. The two men then became opponents, and…

To the historian A. Dingammadji: “Hissène Habré was on

He ruled Chad from 1982 to 1990, but it was in Senegal that Hissène Habré died yesterday, Tuesday, August 24, at the age of 79. He was serving a life sentence there, after being convicted of crimes against humanity in 2016 by the extraordinary African chambers. Our guest this morning is the Chadian historian Arnaud Dingammadji, who was also an expert on the Extraordinary African Chambers (CAE), during…

Reactions in Chad after the death of Hissène Habré

The former Chadian dictator died in Dakar on Tuesday, April 24. After contracting Covid-19, he was admitted to the hospital. For war crimes and crimes against humanity, he was sentenced to life in prison. Hissène Habré's death has left no one unmoved, from Chadian citizens who know his reign to his former lieutenants. Testimony. ■ Relatives of the victims hope to receive compensation Hissène Habré would pay 20 million CFA to each of the 8,600 civilian victims. However, these amounts have never been paid to the…

These former African leaders who meet

Former Mauritanian President Mohmamed Ould Abdel Aziza was arrested on Tuesday and detained in Nouakchott. He was indicted on March 12 for corruption, embezzlement of public property and money laundering during his presidency between 2008 and 2019. He is not the only former African leader facing justice. Overview. What gives…

justice refuses the request for release

In Senegal, the new permit application from Hissène Habré was rejected on March 29 on Sunday, April 18. The former Chadian president was sentenced in 2016 to life in prison by an African court for crimes against humanity during his reign from 1982 to 1990. Since his conviction, he has served his sentence in Cap Manuel Prison in Dakar. He had already benefited in April 2020 from a 60-day release from…

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More