Amnesty International: AU needs to take action in conflict-ridden countries

Amnesty International has published 7 recommendations for the African Union (AU), calling for action in addressing conflict in countries such as South Sudan.

This comes as the 27th AU Summit takes place under the theme of '2016: Year of Human Rights'. However, Amnesty International is adamant that the AU has not taken action in advocating peace across conflict-ridden areas across the continent.

702's John Robbie spoke to Africa Director for Research and Advocacy at Amnesty International, Netsanet Belay, regarding the issue.

Listen to the conversation below:

It is indeed time for them to take concerete action as opposed to engaging in rhetoric to date.

Netsanet Belay, Amnesty International

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