Many dictators of the past managed to leave the country they run and ruined and found asylum in an other country. In this new found land they continued to live with a fair portion of their amassed wealth, leaving their former citizens in poverty and structures of injustice.
Not all have the chance to escape justice. A case is that one of the former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré. He was put on trial and was convicted. The British journalist Celeste Hicksa followed the trial and wrote a book about this trial.
In this article you will find an interview with the journalist and author Celeste Hicks.