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Patrick Kenyi- CRN
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 15:06
The chief of Human Rights in the UN Mission in South Sudan or UNMISS calls on the government to end the continuous sexual violence in the country.
 
Eugene Nindorera says the government should take concrete steps to ensure fair and credible justice for survivors and hold perpetrators accountable.
 
He further asks the government not to allow commissioners to continue committing war crimes.
 
Journalists’ for Human Right Media Trainer, Alpha Kamara, advises reporters to shame the perpetrator and save the victim while reporting stories of sexual violence in conflict.
 
UNMISS Human Rights report on freedom of the opinion and expression says sexual violence remains a sensitive issue in South Sudan.
 
The body says it has documented over 100 cases of sexual violence in several states in the country.
 
The statements were made during a UN session with human rights activists and journalists in South Sudan
 
 

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