Practice Relating to Rule 98. Enforced Disappearance
In 2007, in its initial report to the Committee against Torture, Chad stated:
10. Since the early years of independence the Republic of Chad has had a long tradition of secret … disappearances, fed by intercommunal conflicts and bloody internecine civil wars in the struggle for power.
11. … [A]bductions are prohibited and severely punished under the 1967 Criminal Code.