The steering committee is composed of seven member organisations out of which six have been already designated: West African Civil Society Forum (WACSOF), the Goree Institute, the Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) in Ghana, ADG in Burkina Faso, La Rencontre africaine pour la defense des droits de l'Homme (RADDHO
) and REDEMEC Cape Verde.
In December 2006 Archbishop of Dakar Theodore Adrien Sarr and Serigne Abdoul Aziz Sy al Ibn presided over a forum organized by Rencontre Africaine pour la Defense des Droits de l'Homme (RADDHO
), one of the leading human rights groups in the country.
The Senegalese case was supported by investigations conducted by a Chad truth commission and non-governmental organizations such as New York-based Human Rights Watch, Dakar-based African Assembly for the Defense of Human Rights (RADDHO
), and Paris-based International Federation of Human Rights.
regional human rights organization RADDHO
, stated, "If Camara
The Dakar-based human rights watchdog Raddho
, a civil party to the planned Senegalese trial, said it "totally disapproved" of the death sentence ruling passed in Chad.
In Senegal, human rights watchdog Raddho
also praised the demand for an arrest warrant, but urged the ICC to be fairer in its investigations.