International hip hop star and renowned peace activist Emmanuel Jal
was badly beaten by police in the South Sudanese capital of Juba last
night on 8 September 2012.
At approximately 9:30pm, Emmanuel was en route to the Gatwich
guesthouse in the outskirts of Juba when he was stopped by police and
robbed of his mobile phone. Imminent not to use violence, he was
repeatedly beaten by 5 police and national security officers until he
eventually lost consciousness.
A group of approximately 15 police and national security officers watched on as Emmanuel was beaten.
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