JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — The United Nations mission in South Sudan says a U.N. human rights officer has been forced to leave the country
In a statement Sunday, U.N. Special Representative of the Secretary General for South Sudan Hilde Johnson said she wrote the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on October 25 asking for clarification on the decision. The U.N. mission was informed of the expulsion nearly two weeks ago by the ministry. Johnson said she also met with President Salva Kiir on Sunday but that "in spite of the mission's efforts, the order has not been rescinded." Foreign Affairs spokesman Wol Mayar Ariech refused to say why the person was expelled.
The South Sudan army's has been accused of human rights abuses in Jonglei state, where deadly ethnic clashes erupted.
A Resurgence of Intolerance
Reporter asks Ted Cruz four times: “How do you define amnesty?”
Obama Warns Putin Not to Do Something He's Already Done | RedState
- What Is Your U.S. Income Percentile Ranking?
'Full of oneself much?' It's @FLOTUS' turn to make Rosa Parks anniversary all about Barry [photo]
The Worst Gun Ever Made? - Bearing Arms - Calico, Video
Why California Environmentalists Hate Water | Human Events