Chad: Defusing Tensions in the Sahel
Growing discontent among young people in Chad’s Sahel regions risk driving them into the arms of rebels in neighbouring countries.
Authorities should end the impunity of individuals guilty of a range of abuses and distinguish between economic migrants and potential rebels.
- What’s new?
Anger at the state is rising among youth in Chad’s Sahel regions of Bahr el-Ghazal and Kanem.
Impunity for abuses committed against locals and the authorities’ treatment of all young people leaving for Libya – many of whom simply seek economic opportunity – as…
- Why does it matter?
Worsening relations between…