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Topic - Ousmane Balde
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.
"I'm very sad about the way in which he was taken," Balde said. "Many African presidents have committed errors, committed crimes. But he's Senegalese, and he should be treated without brutality. All of Dakar is grieving over this."
Ousmane Balde, a retired military officer who sits with friends every morning on a bench not far from the villa where Habre lived with his Chadian family, said he admired Habre's ability to "become Senegalese."