Hissene Habre is facing charges of crimes against humanity committed by his regime during his 1982-1990 rule of Chad. Human rights group contend that those include the execution of 40,000 people and the torture of over 200,000 [JURIST report]. Habre relocated to Senengal after his ouster by current president Idriss Deby. Reuters has more.
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