News / / 01.08.20

The Daily Nation: US sanctions South Sudan vice president over human rights

The US on Wednesday imposed sanctions on South Sudan’s first vice-president Taban Deng Gai for his involvement in serious violations of human  rights “including the disappearance and death of civilians.”

The US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) said it is penalising Mr Gai for his hand in silencing critics, including through death; making him the latest top official to face the wrath of Washington’s sanctions…

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