Extraordinary African Chambers Sentences Former Chad Leader to Life Imprisonment for Atrocities

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Friday, June 3, 2016
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
32
Issue: 
6
Abstract: 
On May 30, 2016, the Extraordinary African Chambers sitting in Dakar, Senegal, found Hissène Habré, 73 years of age and the former president of Chad, guilty of crimes against humanity, torture and sex crimes and sentenced him to life imprisonment.