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Chad: Torture Survivors Finally Get Their Day in Court

Henri Thulliez | Posted 02.03.2015 | World
Henri Thulliez

"They owe me a child, they're going to pay for what happened to my child!" shouted Oumar Goujda as he stood before the presiding judge of N'Djamena's Criminal Court on November 21.

Attempted Coup In Chad Foiled By Security Forces

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2013 | World

N'DJAMENA, May 2 (Reuters) - Security forces in Chad foiled a coup against the government of President Idriss Deby that had been in preparation for ...

Going, Going Gone: UN Troops in Chad, Home to Darfur Victims (updates)

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

No one quite knows why but the United Nations is pulling its peacekeepers out of Chad, home to hundreds of thousands of victims of Sudan's war in Darfur. The government of President Idriss Déby wants it that way.

Chad, Home to Sudanese Refugees, Wants UN to Leave

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

In this barren sandy moonscape, UN troops replaced European peacekeepers last March. Recently, Chad asked the UN to leave, but the reasons for their request are opaque.