CHRGJ Alumni Elizabeth and David Deng: “South Sudan Talks Must Make Provision for Justice and Reconciliation”
January 9, 2014

CHRGJ Alumni Elizabeth and David Deng write about recent talks in South Sudan on African Arguments:

“As representatives of Salva Kiir and Riek Machar meet in Addis Ababa to negotiate a ceasefire to the conflict that has engulfed South Sudan in past weeks, the question of what a mediated outcome might look like is at the forefront of everyone’s mind. Judging from public statements made by the two sides, there does not appear to be much common ground between them. Kiir maintains that Machar has tried to claim power through violence and as such cannot be rewarded with a power-sharing arrangement. Machar asserts that Kiir is responsible for the mass killings that took place in Juba in mid-December 2013 and is no longer fit to lead the country…”

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