Truth, Reconciliation, and Healing committee form

South Sudan Peace and Reconciliation Commission' logo.

Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs has formed thirty-six Technical Committee to consult citizens on establishing a Trust, Reconciliation and Healing commission.

Article 5.1.1 of R-ARCSS demands the Unity government gather public views that could be incorporated into the permanent constitution.

The minister of justice designated Technical Committee driven from various political parties in the Unity government, including stakeholders and civil society groups.

Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affair Ruben Madol Arop said the committee task the selected committee to sensitize public understanding on transitional justice of truth, reconciliation, and Healing for a peaceful settlement.

They will develop a network with traditional chiefs, consult mass, and formulate media content for public consumption.

Justice Ruben instructed that the committee will work on a limited assignment of one month before their roles expire.

The formation of the assigned officials, signed on May 21st, did not mention when the committee will start the work.

Chapter five of the revitalized peace agreement stated the Commission for Truth, Reconciliation, and Headling (CTRH) to be established as a critical part of the peace-building process in South Sudan.

Its roles are to spearhead the efforts to address the legacy of conflicts and promote peace and national reconciliation Healing.

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