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After Fifteen Years, 'Dictator Hunter' Sees Justice In Chad

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Known as 'Africa's Pinochet,' former dictator of Chad Hissene Habre has finally been charged with crimes against humanity, war crimes and torture. Michel Martin speaks to Reed Brody, the Human Rights Watch lawyer who spent the past 15 years trying to bring him to justice.
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