February 19, 2013 (JUBA) – A South Sudanese official on Tuesday said the young nation welcomes Sudan’s decision to release 800 of its prisoners, describing it as a “good gesture”.
“Sudan accepted to release all prisoners. We received five prisoners on Monday. I think they may be part of the group. This is a good gesture from Sudan and we welcomed it”, Barnaba Marial Benjamin, the country’s information minister, told a media briefing in the capital, Juba.
On 11 February, the Sudan Armed Forces (...)
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