Nyagoah Tut Pur

Nyagoah Tut Pur is a South Sudanese lawyer with long experience in the human rights and public interest field. She is currently pursuing a Master of Laws degree (LL.M) at Harvard University, Law School. She holds a Bachelor of Laws degree [LL. B (Hons)] from the University of Nairobi. Prior to joining Harvard Law,  Nyagoah worked with Amnesty International as Campaigner for Sudan and South Sudan where she conducted research on human rights abuses, other public interest issues and spearheaded campaigns and advocacy to effect change in law,  policy and practice.  In particular,  she led the campaign for the publication of the report of the AU Commission of Inquiry on South Sudan which revealed atrocities in that country thereby paving way for the establishment of the AU Hybrid Court for South Sudan. Her research and commentaries have appeared in a number of media outlets, including Al Jazeera, BBC, and TVC Africa. Prior to joining Amnesty International, Nyagoah worked with South Sudan Law Society, a civil society organization based in South Sudan that works on access to justice, governance, and rule of law as the Advocacy Officer.