Hissene Habre, former Chadian leader
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Hissene Habre from Chad: Who is 'Africa's Pinochet'?

Hissene Habre - the former leader of Chad - is to go on trial on Monday 20 July in Senegal for atrocities committed between 1982 and 1990.

His alleged victims have tried for many years to bring Mr Habre to justice, pursuing him in Chad, Senegal and Belgium.

Who is Hissene Habre and what exactly is he accused of?

BBC Africa explains - in 90 seconds.

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  • 17 Jul 2015
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