Activist jailed for saying Chad’s president Idriss Déby is ill

– – The head of the Chadian Organisation of Human Rights, Baradine Berdei Targuio has been jailed for saying the country’s President, Idriss Déby is ill. Targuio was arrested in January 2020 after publishing the said comment in a Facebook post about President Déby. A Chadian court sentenced him to three years in jail for his Facebook post in which he also claimed President Déby was being treated in France. The Criminal Court in the capital N’Djamena found him guilty of “attacking the constitutional order”. Political opponents of the President…

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