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African Commission on
Human and Peoples' Rights

Chad: Periodic Report, 1986-1996

Period Covered:1986 - 1996

Date Submitted:March 01 , 1997

Session Considered:22nd Ordinary Session

This report contains sections on:

  • Reminder of the context (discussion on Chad in the UN Commission on Human Rights)
  • Historical overview of Chad
  • The alleged continuing violations of human rights committed by the Chadian government and security forces
  • Arrests of journalists, human rights defenders and politicians
  • Extra-judicial executions
  • Military cooperation
  • Impunity
  • Independence of the judiciary
  • The legal and constitutional framework
  • Examples

The report refutes most of the allegations made ​​by Amnesty International in a report which it published in October 1996.