“If one thing is clear to me after all these years is that ordinary people can bring their dictator to justice.” - Souleymane Guengueng on Habré Trial

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Interview and Photo.

On May 30 2016 Chad’s former dictator Hissène Habré heard the verdict that he was found guilty of crimes against humanity, murder and torture after a five-month trial that took place in Senegal’s capital DakarThe court sentenced Habré to life imprisonment and confiscated his goods. A victim's testimony. 

It took 26 years, but Chadian torture survivor Souleymane Guengueng testified at the trial of his former dictator Hissène Habré. Without him, the landmark trial would not have taken place. He was instrumental in gathering the evidence

A victim's testimony.