Fatou Bensouda appointed head of Ethiopian conflict investigation team

Fatou Bensouda appointed head of Ethiopian conflict investigation team

The United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) has appointed former International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor Fatou Bensouda to lead a team to investigate alleged violations during the conflict in Ethiopia.

The team will have two other international experts; Kenyan lawyer Kaari Betty Murungi and Steven Ratner of the United States.

They will serve on the newly-created International Commission of Human Rights Experts on Ethiopia.

The commission was handed a one-year renewable mandate to impartially investigate allegations of violations and abuses committed by all sides in the conflict, reports say.

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