Day 5: June 14, 2008 i-ACT 5: June 10 - 22, 2008

Chad rebels launch offensive, attack Goz-Beida

An alliance of Chadian rebel groups has launched a fresh offensive to overthrow the government of Chadian president Idriss Deby. The rebels requested mediation by France and the EU as a precursor to avert war, but their request was not accepted. Beginning from positions in Eastern Chad near the border with Sudan, they have advanced […]