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Vol 42 No 21

Published 26th October 2001


Congo-Brazzaville

In absentia

The latest leader accused in Belgium of 'crimes against humanity' is President Denis Sassou Nguesso. He joins the distinguished company of: Presidents Paul Kagame (Rwanda) and Laurent Gbagbo (Côte d'Ivoire); two serving Ivorian ministers, Moïse Lida Kouassi (Defence) and Emile Boga Doudou (Interior); ex-dictators General Robert Gueï (Côte d'Ivoire) and Hissène Habré (Chad); and Congo-Kinshasa's ex-Foreign Minister Abdoulaye Yerodia Ndombassi.

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