Sudanese Foreign Ministry rejects report on South Kordofan

Head of the Rule of Law calls it baseless and malicious

Head of the Rule of Law calls it baseless and maliciousThe Sudanese Foreign Ministry rejected on Tuesday the UN report on violation of human rights in the state of South Kordofan.

Mona Rishmawi, the head of Sudan’s Rule of Law, rejected the UN report as baseless and malicious. The UN report on South Kordofan stated that the atrocities committed in the state of South Kordofan in June this year could amount to war crimes and crimes against humanity.

On the other hand, Kyung-wha Kang, UN deputy high commissioner for human rights said despite the difficult conditions and restrictions on access to areas affected by the clashes in South Kordofan, information availed reveals serious violations of human rights. She added that further investigations must be conducted in this regard.

Mohamed Bushara Daus, Sudan’s minister of Justice, formed a committee on Monday to assess the human rights situation and international humanitarian law in the state of South Kordofan.

He also appointed a new prosecutor for assessing crimes in Darfur.