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South Sudan: Human Rights Council must keep pressure on South Sudan to reform intelligence agency and ensure justice for victims

, Index number: AFR 65/1940/2020

Speaking at the UN Human Rights Council today, Amnesty International said it remained concerned about the human rights situation in South Sudan and the lack of accountability for international crimes committed in relation to the conflict that erupted in December 2013. It said the impunity and the report of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan (“the Commission”) makes clear the need for continued scrutiny of the situation. In an oral statement delivered during the formal session in Geneva, Amnesty acknowledged that the appointment of five vice presidents including opposition figures on 22 February as an important step

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