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Africa Chad's former dictator handed life sentence for war crimes, torture

Hissene Habre, who led the country from 1982 to 1990, was sentenced to life imprisonment on Monday. Rights groups believe his regime may have killed 40,000. 

Chad's former dictator Hissene Habre was found guilty and sentenced to life imprisonment for abuses during his time in power, Judge Gberdao Gustave Kam said Monday at the end of the trial that began in July 2015.

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