Source: Juba TV
The United States has imposed sanctions on five South Sudan officials, who it says are responsible for the abductions and likely murders of two human rights activists in 2017.
The U.S. Treasury Department has identified the five namely; Abud Stephen Thiongkol, Malual Dhal Muorwel, Michael Kuajien, John Top Lam, Angelo Kuot Garang as security officials and individuals, who were complicit in the alleged detention, torture and eventual killing of Aggrey Idri, a member of the SPLM-IO, and Dong Samuel Luak, a South Sudanese human rights lawyer.
The sanctions target all property of the five individuals and prohibit transactions with any U.S. Entity.
Aggrey Idri and Don Samuel disappeared from Nairobi, Kenya, in January 2017 and government has denied knowledge of their whereabouts.
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