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Libyan Rebels Attack Hospital for COVID-19 Patients; Chadian Ex-Dictator Released from Prison

HeadlineApr 08, 2020

In Libya, six medical workers were injured Monday as anti-government forces loyal to renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar fired missiles into a hospital in Tripoli, one of the only facilities able to treat coronavirus patients in Libya’s capital region.

In Senegal, former U.S.-backed Chadian dictator Hissène Habré has been granted two months’ leave from prison to prevent him from contracting COVID-19. Habré is serving a life term for crimes against humanity, after he ordered the deaths of an estimated 40,000 people during his eight years in power in the 1980s.

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