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Chad: Extrajudicial executions / fear for safety

, Index number: AFR 20/003/1998

At least one hundred people killed, including:Mbaïnaïbeye Gaston, Peurbo Michel, Djemadje Réné Paul, Begoto Paul, Bekaïn Joseph, Bemadji Cheflengar, Mbaïyom François, Mbaïndoul, Reoudoum Isaac and Mbaïkounda Ozias: At least 100 people, mainly unarmed civilians, have reportedly been killed by Chadian security forces in the two Logone regions of southern Chad since the beginning of March 1998. The killings appear to be in response to attacks by the Forces armées pour la République fédérale (FARF), Armed Forces for the Federal Republic, an armed opposition group. AI fears that many more civilians may soon be killed by the security forces and by the FARF.

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