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Quash death sentence, Amnesty International tells S. Sudan

February 13, 2018 (NAIROBI) – The campaign group, Amnesty International on Tuesday called or the immediate squashing of the death penalty against former rebel spokesperson, James Gatdet Dak.

A South Sudan court on Monday sentenced the former spokesman of the rebel leader, Riek Machar to death, citing multiple provisions in the constitution as the basis upon which the verdict was reached.

Dak was facing several charges, including accusations of treason. The lead-defence lawyer in the case, (...)

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Published By: sudantribune - Wednesday, 14 February