Try Habre’s accomplices, Amnesty International urges

Amnesty International has expressed dissatisfaction with failure to try Hissen Habre’s accomplices.
“There were other accomplices within the secret police and who should have appeared before the court along Habré,” a lawyer of Senegal’s Amnesty International said.
The lawyer, Diène Ndiaye made the statement on November 20, 2015 at a screening of a documentary film on the life of Rose, a female victim of Hissene Habré’s reign of terror.
The documentary produced by a Spanish filmmaker Isabel Coixet portrays the suffering of the Chadian Rose Lokissim who was arrested on September 14, 1984 and tortured for eight months in Ndjamena.
She was finally executed on May 15, 1986 after she exposed poor jail conditions in a note she secretly sneaked out of prison.
Habré has declined to talk since his trial opened in July 2015 at the African Union-backed court in Dakar.
The former Chadian leader is being tried for war crimes and crimes against humanity for assassinating about 40,000 opponents when he ruled his country between 1982 and 1990.
Dozens of his compatriots have already been heard by the court while the only Senegalese survival of his brutality will testify when the next session opens.
Habré, aged 73, fled to Dakar when he was overthrown in a military coup in 1990.
He could face a life jail if found guilty.

SOURCE: AFRICA REVIEW