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James Dak's death penality is absolute miscarriage of justice

By Deng Gai Gatluak

The death sentence and 20 years life imprisonment against James Gatdet Dak is illegal and politically motivated. The Transitional Constitution of South Sudan (TCSS), 2011 is the supreme law of the land and the guiding principle of distinct laws that exist in South Sudan. The general principle of the common law is that, "any law that is inconsistent with the constitution is habitually considered null and void." On that note, article 3 (1) (2) (3) of the transitional (...)

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Published By: sudantribune - Tuesday, 13 February