War crimes trial of Chad's Habre to go ahead in Senegal

February 13, 2015 11:00 PM

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DAKAR (Reuters) - There is enough evidence to put Chad's deposed strongman Hissene Habre on trial for crimes against humanity, war crimes and torture, judges in Senegal ruled on Friday, according to a statement from the special tribunal set up to handle his case.

Habre, 72, was detained in Senegal in 2013 after living in exile there since he was overthrown in a coup more than two decades earlier.

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