Saturday 18 May 2013 May 17, 2013 (JUBA) - A murder suspect who escaped from Rumbek’s main prison over a month ago was shot in the Malual-Kodi area of Lakes state on Thursday by wardens from South Sudan Prison Services.
A senior security official in Rumbek (...)
Tuesday 14 May 2013 May 13, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - Amnesty International has called for the release of Sudanese lawyer and human rights activist Asma Ahmed, who has been detained incommunicado by security services since 4 May, warning she is at risk of torture (...)
Sunday 21 April 2013 April 20, 2013 (RUMBEK) – At least 12 youth, who were arrested on suspicion of involvement in inter-clan violence and detained Langcok military prison in South Sudan’s Lakes state, have escaped, officials told Sudan Tribune on Thursday. (...)
Monday 18 February 2013 February 17, 2013 (RUMBEK) - A 28-year old woman, previously held in Rumbek Central Prison in South Sudan’s Lakes state, has died after a member of the state’s auxiliary force allegedly raped her. Inmates attend classes in Malakal (...)
Thursday 2 May 2013 May 1, 2013 (RUMBEK) - Nine young men who have been detained since February in a secret Lakes state military prison were released last weekend after being forced to pay a fine.
Their release comes after 20 young men were also released (...)
Tuesday 12 March 2013 March 12, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - The United Kingdom’s Ambassador in Khartoum and Sudan’s interior minister met on Monday to discuss projects to improve policing and prison services which are being funded by the British government.
As well as (...)
Sunday 2 September 2012 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
September 1, 2012 (ADDIS ABABA) – Three Eritrean journalists who have been detained for over a decade in Eritrea have died, the Paris-based media watchdog, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) claimed in a report (...)
Monday 11 March 2013 March 10, 2013 (RUMBEK) - The chairman of the Rumbek Youth Union in Australia, Magang Chol Mathei, has appeal to Lakes state’s leadership to release an Australian citizen who has been arrested and allegedly "tortured" in connection with (...)
Friday 22 March 2013 March 21, 2013 (JUBA) – More than 20 inmates died due to poor conditions in South Sudan’s Warrap state prison last year, authorities and family members have informed Sudan Tribune. Inmates at Unity state’s Bentiu Prison sitting in the (...)
Wednesday 24 April 2013 April 23, 2013 (NAIROBI) – Human rights groups have called on the Sudanese government to honour its pledge to free all political prisoners and release at least 100 still in detention.
The remaining political prisoners come mostly from (...)
The Invasion of Abyei: two years of more agony 2013-05-20 05:39:13 By Luka Biong Deng
May 19, 2013 - On 21st May 2013, the people of Abyei have spent two years of more agony and they will remember again the sad memories of how their lives and livelihoods were (...)
The better approach to reconciliation2013-05-17 06:07:06 By Zechariah Manyok Biar
May 16, 2013 - Some of you who might have read my previous articles know that I promised some weeks ago to write separately on the topic of peace and reconciliation that (...)
OIL: is it a curse or a blessing in South Sudan?2013-05-17 06:04:54 By Jacob K. Lupai
May 16, 2013 - In the late 70s when for the first time oil was discovered in Southern Sudan there was euphoria that poverty would be a thing of the past, replaced by a high (...)
Wau Dialogue W. Bahr el-Ghazal state 13-15 May 20132013-05-13 14:41:35 South Sudan Law Society
Citizen of Western Bhar el-Ghazal State calls for limitations of President Powers and the Independence of Executive, Legislature and Judiciary and (...)
Sudan: Stepped-Up Assault on Media Freedom2013-05-04 10:53:49 Human Rights Watch
Sudan: Stepped-Up Assault on Media Freedom
Newspapers, Other Media Censored, Confiscated, Shut Down
MAY 3, 2013
(Nairobi) – Sudan should immediately stop censoring (...)
CPJ calls on African Union to uphold press freedom2013-05-03 03:23:16 Committee to Protect Journalists
CPJ calls on African Union to uphold press freedom
New York, May 2, 2013
The Committee to Protect Journalists asks Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, chairperson of the (...)