Chad's Higher Judicial Council cleared President Idriss Deby to pardon six French charity workers who were sentenced to eight years' jail last year in the Zoe's Ark kidnapping scandal. (Report: K. Williams)
Chad’s Higher Judicial Council, which advises President Idriss Deby on legal matters, gave him the go-ahead on Friday to pardon six French aid workers jailed for eight years for abducting children, an official said.
The six members of the Zoe’s
“The Higher Judicial Council has given a favourable opinion on the request for a pardon,” Justice Minister Albert Pahimi Padacke, who sits on the council, told Reuters.
Many people in
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