Chad: Habré's Trial a Turning Point in African Justice

The trial of former Chadian dictator, Hissène Habré, will be the first by an African Union-backed court. It will also be the first time that a former president will be brought to trial in another African country.

Victims of human rights violations in Chad and their families.

Photo: Le Pays

Hissène Habré

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