South Sudan: Human Rights Council should appoint independent expert

The ICJ joins other NGOs in calling on the HRC to appoint an independent expert to investigate, publicly report on, and promote accountability for ‘severe, widespread and ongoing violations and abuses of international human rights and humanitarian law committed in South Sudan’.

The open letter, which includes additional recommendations for a resolution on South Sudan to be adopted at the 31st ordinary session of the Human Rights Council (29 Feb – 24 Mar) is available here: Open Letter South Sudan

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