Senegal : Hissène Habré’s trial, verdict in April 2017
- 21 April 2017
"Historical" : is the adjective frequently used to describe the trial of the former dictator Hissène Habré. In May 2016, the Extraordinary African Chambers in Dakar sentenced him to life imprisonment for war crimes, crimes against humanity, torture and rape. He must also pay 30 000 euros in awards to each victim.