Court upholds life sentence for former Chadian president
A special court in Dakar on Thursday upheld a life sentence against Chad's former president Hissene Habre for war crimes, crimes against humanity and torture, but acquitted him of rape.
Ex-Chad leader Habre appeals war crimes conviction
Chad's former president Hissene Habre began an appeal Monday against his life sentence for war crimes and crimes against humanity after a conviction hailed as a landmark for Africa.
Ex-Chad dictator Habre ordered to pay up to 30,000 euros per victim
Former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre, sentenced to life in May for crimes against humanity, was ordered Friday to pay compensation to thousands of his victims of up to 30,000 euros ($33,000) each.
Lawyers appeal ex-Chad dictator Habre's life sentence
Court-appointed lawyers for former Chadian president Hissene Habre said Saturday they have appealed his life sentence for war crimes and crimes against humanity handed down by a special tribunal in Dakar.