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Former Chad dictator Habre sentenced to life in jail


Former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre has been sentenced to life by a special court in Senegal.

The Extraordinary African Chambers (CAE), a special tribunal set up by the African Union under a deal with Senegal, convicted Habre on Monday of involvement in war crimes, crimes against humanity and a litany of other charges, including rape.

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