Chad's Survivors of Torture Seek Justice for Fellow Africans
Every Saturday morning survivors gather in N'Djamena as they have done for the past 26 years. However, their new objective is even more ambitious - to ensure justice is done not only for themselves but also for other victims of rights abuses across Africa, writes Inna Lazareva for Thomson Reuters Foundation.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 26 October 2017
Ginette Ngarbaye, 52, rises from her seat, leans forward and glares intensely at the ghost of her tormentor. Read more »
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Ginette Ngarbaye, whose testimony in a court in Dakar in 2015 was one of many which helped prosecute Chad's former president Hissène Habré on charges of war crimes and crimes against ... see more »
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Rachel Toudjide holds a portrait of her husband who was taken from her home in September 1984 by agents of Hissène Habré. She never saw him again.