Report on human rights abuses in S. Sudan deferred indefinitely
Saturday January 31 2015
Internally displaced people (IDPs) inside a camp at a UNMISS (United Nations Mission in South Sudan) base in Malakal on February. PHOTO | FILE | AFP
Sources privy to its contents say the report recommended sanctions against 45 leading individuals from the government side and 20 from the rebels.
However, its release at the African Union summit would not only have put pressure on regional countries to impose individual sanctions, but there were also concerns that it could throw the peace process in disarray, especially after the recent Arusha Accord.