Risks of an escalation in Tibesti are high as friction is rising between the state, gold miners and the local ethnic Teda population.
The government should lift what has become a blockade of the village of Miski, dial back its rhetoric and enter talks with the population.
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In the gold mining areas of Tibesti in northern Chad, friction is rising among the state, gold miners and the local ethnic Teda population.
In late 2018, clashes erupted between Chadian troops and a self-defence group in the town of Miski.
Tensions and risks of a…