Rebel Sudan People’s Liberation Army-Opposition welcomed the AU-led High-Level Commission of Inquiry into the South Sudanese conflict.
Nyuot warned that the investigations, to be led by former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo should not be a cover up.
“The fighting in South Sudan started in Juba. More than 20,000 people were killed and buried in mass graves. The government has intimidated everybody, including the UN from speaking about these issues,’’ Nyuot added.
The AU probe panel had been in South Sudan for a 10-day mission, during which the panel met with President Kiir and Rebel chief Riek Machar.
UN officials have blamed the rebels of killings in Bentiu, insisting that most of the victims were executed after their tribal identity were confirmed.
Earlier on arrival in Juba, Kerry said troops were urgently required in South Sudan and those responsible for the gross violations should be held accountable.
The peace talks in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, started on Thursday amid opposition pessimism that they were unlikely to lead to the signing of an agreement soon. (PANA/NAN)