Lawyers: Ex-Chad Dictator Rejects Senegalese Genocide Court

Lawyers for former Chadian ruler Hissene Habre say their client will not recognize a tribunal set up in Senegal to try him on genocide charges stemming from his eight-year reign, which ended more than two decades ago.

Habre, who ruled Chad from 1982 until the military ousted him in 1990, is accused of overseeing more than 40,000 political killings, as well as systematic torture and other human rights violations.

The 80-year-old Habre was taken into custody Sunday at his home in the Senegalese …