Rights Activist To Speak On Famine In South Sudan – South Sudan News Agency
Rights activist to speak on famine in South Sudan – South Sudan News Agency
John Prendergast. Photo: Getty Images
Washington, DC, April 3, 2017 (SSNA) — American human rights activist and Founding Director of the US-based Enough Project John Prendergast will speak on famine in South Sudan tomorrow at a panel at the “Africa Policy Forum on Famine,” a statement extended to the South Sudan News Agency has revealed.
The panel will also address situations in Somalia and Northeastern Nigeria.
The conversation came six weeks after the United Nations declared famine in parts of South Sudan in February, saying “Famine has become a tragic reality in parts of South Sudan and our worst fears have been realized.”