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Chad: ex-president Hissène Habré died in detention in Senegal

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Hissène Habré died on Tuesday at the age of 79 in Senegal. Prosecuted and sentenced to life imprisonment for crimes against humanity, war crimes and acts of torture, he was imprisoned in Dakar.

The Senegalese prison administration announced the death of Hissène Habré on Tuesday, August 24. The former president of Chad was detained in the country, where he was sentenced to life imprisonment for crimes committed while he was head of state, between 1982 and 1990.

Born on August 13, 1942, Hissène Habré became president after the coup d’état of June 1982, which overthrew Goukouni Oueddei. For eight and a half years, he established an authoritarian regime.

Driven from power by Idriss Déby, Hissène Habré took refuge in Senegal. Judged from 2015 for crimes against humanity, war crimes and acts of torture, the former Chadian president was sentenced to life imprisonment on May 30, 2016. According to a commission of inquiry, 40,000 people died. under his regime.

With AFP

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