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AU Committee Launches Probe Into Alleged War Crimes in South Sudan

A special human rights commission formed by the African Union has begun its investigations into whether crimes were committed in South Sudan’s Jonglei state during the country’s current political crisis, which began in mid-December last year.   The committee, led b

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AU Strongly Rejects Allegations on Sexual Exploitation and Abuse by AMISOM

The Commission of the African Union (AU) has expressed serious concerns about the allegations contained in the Human Rights Watch report entitled: “The Power These Men Have Over Us: Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) by African Union Forces in Somalia”, issued on the 8th September 20

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AU Welcomes Agreement Reached by Sudanese Parties

In a press release on the 5th September 2014, the Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, welcomed the Agreement reached between the G7+7 High Committee of the National Dialogue and the Paris Declaration Group through their participation in the National Di

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