South Sudan

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“No concerted effort” to Adhere to Ceasefire in South Sudan as Conflict Intensifies

“No concerted effort” has been made by any of the warring parties in South Sudan to adhere to a ceasefire in the country, instead there has been an escalation in the conflict there, the head of the UN Mission in South Sudan, UNMISS, has said. David Shearer, who is also the Special Representative of the […]

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OHCHR press briefing notes – (1) South Sudan, (2) Maldives

(1) South Sudan We deplore the recent outbreaks of violence in several towns in various part of South Sudan, including Pajok in Eastern Equatoria and Wau in Western Bahr el-Ghazal, which have caused significant loss of civilian lives and displaced more than 22,000 people. Visits by the Human Rights Division of the UN Mission in […]

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Accountability for rights abuses in South Sudan ‘more important than ever,’ says senior UN official

A lack of accountability for crimes perpetrated during the ongoing conflict in South Sudan remains one of the country’s “biggest challenges,” the Human Rights Director for the United Nations Mission (UNMISS) said today as he wrapped up a visit to the north-western Wau region. Violence earlier in April led to the death of 19 Sudan […]

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Africa in pictures : South Sudan

South Sudan, officially the Republic of South Sudan, is a landlocked country in northeastern Africa that gained its independence from Sudan in 2011. Its current capital is Juba, which is also its largest city. It was planned that the capital city would be changed to the more centrally located Ramciel in the future before civil […]

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