AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Idris Deby

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

The Hissène Habré “political and legal soap opera”

Guest post by David Styan In recent weeks media coverage of African criminals and their victims have been dominated by capture (Kony) and conviction (Lubanga), largely overshadowing the latest twist in the most comprehensive and longest-running African legal case, that of Chad’s Hissène Habré. His crimes — the torture and extra-judicial killing of tens of

Sunday, October 25th, 2009

CHAD’S PRESIDENT, IDRIS DEBY, CAN’T TAKE A JOKE

This is for real: Chadian authorities summarily expelled a Cameroonian-born journalist from the country on Wednesday, a day after he wrote an op-ed in response to a government official’s suggestion that the Nobel Peace Prize should have...