South Sudan: Justice for war crimes must not be delayed any longer

Following a decision to postpone the formation of the long-awaited revitalized transitional government of national unity for 100 days beyond the 12 November deadline, Amnesty International calls on the authorities in South Sudan to sign the proposed Memorandum of Understanding with the African Union and adopt the necessary legislation that will enable the establishment of the Hybrid Court for South Sudan. These are initial but critical measures necessary to achieve sustainable peace and meaningful accountability for international crimes committed in South Sudan. Justice must not be held at ransom by the politics of the day.

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