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(From Panafrican News Agency (PANA) Daily Newswire)
Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) Tuesday called for the immediate reinstatement of Souleymane Guengueng, a Chadian torture victim and award-winning human rights activist, fired from his position with the World Bank-backed Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC).
The Commission apparently took the measure in reprisal for his campaign to bring to justice the former dictator of Chad, Hissene Habre, HRW said in a release.
"With negotiations to re-instate Mr. Guengueng having just broken down, human rights groups called on the World Bank, the United Nations Development …