Parler de Rose: prisonnire de Hissne Habr

This documentary film examines the life and death of Rose Lokissim, one of the first women to become an elite soldier in Chad and who joined the opposition after dictator Hissne Habr took power (1982-1990). She was arrested on 14 September 1984 by the Direction de la documentation et de la sret (Directorate of documentation and security, DDS), the political police. Lokissim was send to the prison of ‘Les locaux’, tortured and finally executed on 15 May 1986, when she was 33 years old. With testimonies of survivors. Based on documents found in 2001 on the abandoned premises of the DDS by members of Human Rights Watch, including written testimonies of Rose Lokissim herself. [Abstract ASC Leiden]

Title: Parler de Rose: prisonnire de Hissne Habr
Editors: Coixet, Isabel
Binoche, Juliette
Year: 2014
Language: French
City of publisher: N’Djamna
Publisher: Miss Wasabi Films
Geographic term: Chad
About person: Rose Lokissim
External link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7DqJiIN2VBs
Abstract: This documentary film examines the life and death of Rose Lokissim, one of the first women to become an elite soldier in Chad and who joined the opposition after dictator Hissne Habr took power (1982-1990). She was arrested on 14 September 1984 by the Direction de la documentation et de la sret (Directorate of documentation and security, DDS), the political police. Lokissim was send to the prison of ‘Les locaux’, tortured and finally executed on 15 May 1986, when she was 33 years old. With testimonies of survivors. Based on documents found in 2001 on the abandoned premises of the DDS by members of Human Rights Watch, including written testimonies of Rose Lokissim herself. [Abstract ASC Leiden]