House approves second national human rights action plan
The House of People's Representatives (HPR) on Tuesday (December 27) approved the second national human rights action plan. Tabled to the House by the Legal, Justice and Administrative Affairs Standing Committee, the amendment made its focus on civil, political, socio-economic, cultural, environmental and developmental rights. According to the Chairman of the Committee, Petros Woldesillasie, the newly included and amended human rights laws are believed to ensure the human and democratic rights of the people.
The 64th Extraordinary Session of the IGAD Council of Ministers held in Khartoum to discuss the South Sudan Peace Process