Several UN experts recognised that fact that in order to move towards a peaceful democracy, it is essential for Sudan to hold accountability and justice for the victims of the deadly attack on peaceful demonstrators in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum on June 3, 2019.
Nyaletsossi Clément Voule, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and Association said, “We remain concerned that one year after the violent attack on peaceful demonstrators, the victims and their families are still waiting for justice and redress.”
He added, “This is a test for Sudan. The transition to a peaceful and democratic society will not be complete without justice and effective solutions being provided to the victims of this case, who fought for the revolution.”
The UN experts recognized that the creation of an independent national investigation committee to investigate allegations of human rights violations in the country. They added, “All those responsible must be held accountable without exception and in accordance with the procedural rules established by international standards”.