President Idriss Deby of Chad

When human right organizations said in 2001 that the dictatorial regime of Deby is responsible for the killings of more than 25000 chadians, the reaction of the international community was not seen.
Idriss Deby is also the real instigator of the problem of Darfour except others were unfortunately unjustly blamed because he didnt show any disrespect to western countries and he has personal relationships with most of their leaders.
Isnt the real job of a good president is to protect its people? As Deby is not a president but a despotic gangster, he thinks his duty is to kill them.
Photo: BBC President Idriss DebyNDJAMENA , 19 April 2006 (IRIN) - Chad President Idriss Deby came to power in a 1990 coup after marching westwards from Sudan and ousting the very man he had helped bring to power.
Deby remains the head of state and leader of the Patriotic Salvation Movement.
The mercenaries directed by Sudan have been forced to flee, Idriss Deby said in his first public remarks since the uprising began last week.
President Deby is also thought to have health problems and has been known to fly to Paris for treatment to his liver.
As regards foreign diplomacy, the content of Deby’s negotiations with Sarkozy remain secret, but several observers believe that Deby has gotten France to intercede so as to reduce the pressure from the European Union (EU), which was behind the agreement concluded with the opposition and which wants to see the agreement enforced, all the more so as the EU is to deploy troops in eastern Chad in December to guarantee the safety of the Darfur refugee camps.
Deby knows that he is not in power thanks to the people’s love.
By using anti-French sentiment, Idriss Deby has re-activated an old quarrel, says junior minister Laona Gong Raoul.
government would take control of the remaining reserves.
At the outset of the meeting, according to Libya's official news agency JANA, President Deby expressed gratitude and appreciation for the constant efforts of the leader, the high peace mediator in the ''CEN-SAD'' space and beyond, to establish security, peace and stability in the space and preserving cordial relations amongst brothers in the community.
Idriss Deby came to power in 1990 after toppling Chadian President Hissene Habre - with the help of the French secret service.
A shrewd tactician, Mr Deby had been President Habres chief-of-staff, leading a series of victories over rebel forces in the 1980s and earning a reputation for courage and military prowess.
A hotel operator at the Hotel le Meridien, a couple of kilometers (about a mile) from the headquarters of President Idriss Deby said he could hear the gunfire.
Deby came to power at the head of a rebellion in 1990; he has won elections since, but none deemed free or fair.
Deby was born in the Zaghawa ethnic region of.
In a holiday message, Colonel Deby said the invaders had entered the sub-Saharan country early in the day.
United Nations, December 19 -- As in Chad a European Union peacekeeping mission is slated to be passed off to the UN, the government of Idriss Deby is.
Idriss Deby, president of Chad, captured power in 1990 after driving out Hissene Habre, Chad's then president.
After defeating pro-Libyan forces in 1984 in Eastern Chad, Deby was removed from his post, and was later appointed as chief military adviser to the president.
Deby was then forced to disband his presidential guard and form a new elite military force after large-scale desertions from Chad's army took place in 2004 and 2005.
The Chadian Deby said he discussed rehabilitating the children with a team from the Dubai Cares charity led by the UAE ambassador to Chad and Sudan, Essa al-Noaimi.
Deby said the UAE was the first country to offer assistance and the discussions dealt with extending aid to other Chadian children as well as those of Sudanese refugees.
BBC NEWS | World | Africa | Chad calms refugee and oil fearsChadian President Idriss Deby has said he would not expel the refugees, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres said on Monday.
Deby was born in the Zaghawa ethnic region of eastern Chad.
Deby was formally inaugurated president in March 1991.
President Idriss Deby is the head of state for Chad.
President Deby has survived more rebel attacks this month and maintains that presidential elections on 3 May - in which he will be running after doctoring the national constitution - will go ahead as planned.
A career soldier in his mid-fifties, Deby has been a central figure in Chad politics for two decades.
On 30 November 1990 Habre and his entourage fled Ndjamena after Deby took the eastern town of Abeche.
Despite a spat of rebellions in March, Deby remains committed to holding presidential elections on the 3 May Opposition groups have appealed to the international community to intervene saying the existing polling schedule would unquestionably lead Chad into chaos.
While Deby says the government needs the oil money to develop the country now, many impoverished Chadians say that an increasingly isolated Deby wants the cash for arms to defend his besieged government.
Deby has been accused of supporting the Justice and Equality Movement, one of the groups.
Deby has been accused of supporting the Justice and Equality Movement, one of the groups involved.
Although oil is abundant in Chad and President Idriss Deby has promised to set aside oil revenues for development in this desperately poor country, these promises have gone unfulfilled.
Chads president Deby is on visit to Paris, officially to find new economic partners for developing his countrys oil resources, but unofficially and in reality his ruined country has already been sold.
Conscious that after his death his partisans would have no chance of winning free and fair elections, Idriss Deby is now attempting to lock-in control of the Chadian state by insiders of his clan, and the countrys rule by his handpicked successor.
Over recent months, Deby has appointed members of his family at the head of all military and police forces, from the army, through the police, gendarmerie and the Republican Guard.
Idriss Deby has of course not ignored the geopolitical arguments in his favour.