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Nuer community leaders meet to review customary laws in Unity state

Nuer community leaders held on Thursday round table discussion aimed at review recommendations on customary laws that were agreed upon in December 2022.

Unity state acting governor and minister of local government and law enforcement agencies, William Dak Koy urged Nuer community to participate actively during the two-days discussions held in Bentiu town.

” I have officially opened the two -days round table discussion on Nuer customary laws, feel free to discuss whatever you think should be eliminated in the Nuer customary laws,” Koy said.

Koy said they will extend the round table discussions to Nuer community in Koch County, Western and Eastern parts of neighboring Upper Nile state.

The round table discussion on Nuer customary laws commonly known as Pangak laws was organized by the ministry of local government and law enforcement agencies in partnership with the United Nations Higher Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) at Naivasha hotel.

The head of UNHCR field office in Unity state, Hilda Ochuonyo, said the discussions offer broader knowledge and useful information that will ensure people respect human rights, gender equality, fairness and impartiality during traditional court proceedings and decision making process.

“At the end of the discussion, there will be an overview of several recommendations including ascertainment of customary laws for improving the function of the traditional court,” Ochuonyo said.

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