by Dr. Miša Zgonec-Rožej On Friday, 8 February 2013, Senegal officially inaugurated the Extraordinary African Chambers that has been set up within the Senegalese judicial system to try the former president of Chad, Hissène Habré. Habré is allegedly responsible for international crimes committed during his reign in Chad, including thousands of political killings and systematic [...]
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Last Friday, July 20, 2012, the International Court of Justice delivered its Judgment in the case concerning Questions Relating to the Obligation to Prosecute or Extradite (Belgium v. Senegal). The Court unanimously held that “the Republic of Senegal must, without further delay, submit the case of Mr. Hissene Habre to its competent authorities for the [...]