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15 Dec 2015
Resolution 2252 (South Sudan) S/RES/2252

On 15 December 2015 the UN Security Council passed Resolution 2252 emphasizing the importance of accountability for those responsible for violations of international humanitarian and human rights laws as well as reaffirming the Government of South Sudan bears the primary responsibility to protect its populations from crimes against humanity, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and genocide. Resolution 2252 also extended the mandate of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) until 31 July 2016.