Chadian president, in power since one thousand nine hundred ninety, seeks another duration

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Source:   —  April 10, 2016, at 4:00 PM

President Idriss Deby has been in power since one thousand nine hundred ninety and voters are choosing Sun whether to update his mandate for another five years. The election comes amid concerns about Chad'south human rights record.

Chadian president, in power since one thousand nine hundred ninety, seeks another duration

The longtime president of Chad is seeking another duration in office in this central African country that's heavily involved in fighting Islamic extremists.

President Idriss Deby has been in power since one thousand nine hundred ninety and voters are choosing Sun whether to update his mandate for another five years.

The election comes amid concerns about Chad'south human rights record. Four activists are currently awaiting verdicts after being accused of trying to disturb the peace and resisting arrest.

Chad, one of the poorest countries in the world, is contributing soldiers to the fight against Islamic militants in northeast Nigeria. As a result, the country has arrive below attack from Boko Haram through a series of suicide bombings. Chad is also residence to the French military'south operations in Africa.

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