Violence in Chad: Demonstrators abducted and tortured
31 October 2022 | 7:34 am
Witnesses say that young demonstrators against the government of interim President Mahamat Deby are being tortured and killed. Deby has extended his stay in power for two years beyond the promised transitional period.
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