Chad

12 million people
690 USD GNI (PPP)
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For Chadian President Hissène Habré is now on trial in Senegal for crimes against humanity committed during his presidency.

Chad’s decision to introduce draconian penalties against LGBTI persons infringes on basic human rights.

Freedom House is concerned by United Nations General Assembly electing Saudi Arabia, Chad, and Nigeria as members of the United Nations Security Council.

As Americans celebrate Independence Day and the world looks nervously toward uncertain political developments in Egypt, it's worth remembering the countries that have little to celebrate.  Click here to see a photo slideshow of the 'Worst of the Worst' countries.

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Freedom in Sub-Saharan Africa 2007

Freedom House released an analysis of democracy in sub-Saharan Africa showing that the region has experienced notable increases in freedom over the past generation, although more setbacks than gains were seen in 2006.

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