By Roger Alfred Yoron Modi, 14th March 2022 This Part Two of this article looks at concerns expressed during the latest United Nations Security Council briefing on South Sudan in relation to the September 2021 joint report of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights… Continue reading On latest UN Security Council Briefing on South Sudan (Part Two)
By Roger Alfred Yoron Modi, 8th March 2022 While in this month of March the United Nations Security Council is due to renew the mandate of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) before its expiry date of 15th, so far, during yesterday’s Briefing on South Sudan, Members of the Council also examined the role of… Continue reading On latest UN Security Council Briefing on South Sudan (Part One)
By Roger Alfred Yoron Modi, 28th February, 2022 Several questions can be asked about the South Sudan crises, this can include: why the continuous cycle of peace agreements and transitional government? Until when? Are these deliberate making by the South Sudanese, in collaboration with some in regional, international communities and bodies involved? Until when? While… Continue reading Cycle of “Peace” Agreements in South Sudan: Until When? To What End?
By Roger Alfred Yoron Modi, 24th February 2022 This article seeks to provide answers and understanding on access to justice, judicial reform matters in South Sudan that are related to topics of Federalism, decentralization of powers to lower levels of government, including judicial powers and their structures, topics that generate mixed views and controversies regarding the… Continue reading On Access to Justice, Judicial Reform in South Sudan (Part 3)
By Roger Alfred Yoron Modi, 15th February, 2022 Despite delays and some actions regarding the the reform of the Judiciary in South Sudan per the R-ARCSS continue to be mentioned, the credibility of those reforms and concerns about the process and improvements are mainly the responsibility of the parties to the agreement, civil society, regional… Continue reading On Access to Justice, Judicial Reform in South Sudan (Part 2)
By Roger Alfred Yoron Modi, 11th February 2022 The Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan has recommended that the Government strengthen the independence and capacity of the judiciary and national justice institutions. UNHCR has also recommended that South Sudan: reinforce the organizational structures of the police, prosecution, court and prison services through vetting, oversight… Continue reading On Access to Justice, Judicial Reform in South Sudan (Part 1)