Juba and Washington discuss transitional justice issues

Juba and Washington discuss transitional justice issues

US Ambassador to Juba
US Ambassador to Juba

Juba, 3 August 2018 – South Sudan’s Justice Minister Paulino, Wanauela and US Ambassador to Juba Thomas Hashik discussed the issue of transitional justice in the next phase in order to achieve justice on human rights issues.

In statements to reporters after Thursday’s meeting, Ambassador Hashek said he had discussed with the Minister of Justice issues relating to human rights and transitional justice, including the Tiran Hotel case in 2016, following the renewed fighting in Juba and activist Peter Ajak.

The United States will continue its efforts to engage leaders in southern Sudan on human rights issues, he said.

For his part, Minister of Justice Paulino wanauela said that the government is committed to respect human rights and the implementation of justice in the next stage. Vanuella explained that the arrest of activist Peter Ajak can not be talked about.

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