South Sudan: UN Human Rights Council must continue to promote accountability in absence of meaningful progress on the implementation of Chapter V of the revitalized peace agreement

Speaking at the UN Human Rights Council today, Amnesty International thanked the High Commissioner for Human Rights for her report on South Sudan. The organisation said that, despite further commitments made by the Government of South Sudan during the reporting period, it remained concerned about the selective approach taken by the authorities to implement Chapter V of the revitalized peace agreement which contains mechanisms critical to the right to truth, justice and reparations for crimes under international law.
Almost seven years after committing to establish the Hybrid Court for South Sudan, authorities have left a trail of broken promises

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