Trial of Chad`s ex-president Habre adjourned to Sept 7

 A Senegalese court on Tuesday adjourned the trial of former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre on charges of crimes against humanity until September 7 to allow defence lawyers to prepare their case.

Dakar: A Senegalese court on Tuesday adjourned the trial of former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre on charges of crimes against humanity until September 7 to allow defence lawyers to prepare their case.

The trial, seen as a test case for African justice, had opened on Monday in a special court in Dakar, a quarter of a century after his blood-soaked reign came to an end.

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