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** FILE ** Former Chad dictator Hissene Habre, left, is seen as he leaves the court in Dakar, Senegal, Nov. 25, 2005. For more than 20 years, former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre lived a life of luxurious exile in Senegal, taking a second wife and watching 'Seinfeld' shows. On Tuesday, July 2, 2013, judges at a special court in Dakar formally charged Habre with crimes against humanity, war crimes and torture. (Associated Press)

** FILE ** Former Chad dictator Hissene Habre, left, is seen as he leaves the court in Dakar, Senegal, Nov. 25, 2005. For more than 20 years, former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre lived a life of luxurious exile in Senegal, taking a second wife and watching 'Seinfeld' shows. On Tuesday, July 2, 2013, judges at a special court in Dakar formally charged Habre with crimes against humanity, war crimes and torture. (Associated Press)

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