"south Sudan has engaged an american lobbyfirma in order to evade sanctions – and to work towards the formation of a special krigsbrottsdomstol."
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"In another paragraph, Gainful as consultants to ensure that the formation of a special court for war crimes in the south sudanese civil war would be prosecuted. It would be composed partly of judges from south Sudan and from other african countries, to bring suspected war criminals to justice."
"the united nations has accused the people on both sides of serious abuses in the bloody conflict, which is estimated to have led to hundreds of thousands of people's death."
"Amnesty International highlights the court as necessary for a sustainable peace in south Sudan."
"– It is shameful and unacceptable that the government is prepared to pay millions to escape justice, " says Sarah Jackson at the department for East africa with the surroundings."
"Human Rights Watch sees it as an obvious attempt to stonewall justice."
"– It is a slap in the face to the victims of the terrible crimes that have been committed in south Sudan, " says Elise Keppler, the head of the organization for international justice."
"south Sudan is the world's youngest country and one of the most undeveloped countries in the world. The number of inhabitants is somewhat unclear, but the UN estimates that around 12 million people live there."
"Nine out of ten inhabitants live on agriculture, but productivity is low. 1.6 million people get nödstöd of the UN's world food programme."
"A conflict broke out in december 2013, two years after the country became independent from Sudan. The fighting between troops loyal to president Salva Kiir and former vice president Riek Machar divided the country and led to a comprehensive flyktingkatastrof."
"More than 2.3 million people have been displaced and 650 000 of them living in camps in neighbouring countries. Several tens of thousands of people have been killed. A report published in the autumn of 2018 by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine estimates the number of dead to 383 000 people – around half of the violence and around half of starvation, disease, and other consequences."
"Source: WFP, Landguiden"