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​Press Release: International Youth for Africa calls on the International Community to Speed-Up the Deployment of 4,000 Peacekeeping force in South Sudan

Kampala – The International Youth for Africa (IYA) calls on the International Community to speed-up the deployment of 4000 proposal by United Nations Security Council in New York. The right body react after the First Vice President, Dr Riek Machar Teny left for Democratic of Republic of Congo (DRC). 
The civilians in South Sudan are suffering due to shortage of humanitarians’ aid and there is urgent need to be addressed by the world body so that the civil population of South Sudan can return home in order to rebuild their lives. The 4000 strong force will protect the civilians and the institution like Juba International Airport in Juba and other essential institutions.

IYA, urging the International Community and IGAD –PLUS to deploy those proposal forces on time so that the permanent peace return to South Sudan.

The International Youth for Africa urging the world body United Nations (UN), United Nations Security Council (UNSC), African Union (AU) and Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) to speed-up the deployment in South Sudan in order for the permanent peace to turn to South Sudan. The IYA urging the people of South Sudan to support the full deployment of both UN troops and IGAD troops within due time.

The people of South Sudan need real peace in their country. The leaders of this country must implement the peace step by step, action by action, letter by letter and therefore, the IYA body urging the both parties to implement Chapter V which talk about the transitional justice mechanism and the key areas include; set up Hybrid Court of South Sudan (HCSS), Commission for Truth, Reconciliation and Healing(CTRH) and Compensation and Reparation Authority(CRA) plus Chapter IV: Resource, Economic, and Financial Management reforms within this peace agreement.

IYA urging the United Nations Mission in South Sudan to carry out the independent investigation in order to know who is the responsible for 8th July, 2016 fighting between forces loyal to President Salva and those backup the Dr. Machar at J one. Those who committed human rights abuses against women, raping, civilians’ executions, arbitrary arrests, and gang-rape by government soldiers must be brought to justice.

Signed by:

By Executive Director;

Ter Manyang Gatwech,

Call us on +211955684850, +256774755763/+256782007262. E.mail: internationalyouthafrica@gmail.com  or contact our program coordinator in Juba, South Sudan Ms. Jane Alima Loki; alimaloki20@gmail.com 

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