Thursday 12 December 2013 December 11, 2013 (JUBA) - Members of the South Sudan security services raided the printing press of the country’s leading independent English newspaper, confiscating all copies of the publications that were due for distribution, The (...)
Friday 5 April 2013 April 4, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – Four men arrested in Central Darfur on 31 March after they were accused of being supporters of the ‘New Dawn’ charter remain in custody despite Sudan’s president, Omar al-Bashir, on Monday ordering the release of (...)
Wednesday 26 March 2014 March 25, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese government intends to double its efforts to filter what it described as negative websites, officials here said today.
The head of the technical affairs at the National Telecommunications (...)
Monday 21 January 2013 January 16, 2013 (JUBA) – Following a series of attacks, intimidation and threats, comment writers and bloggers in South Sudan say they are operating in a heightened sense of fear. South Sudanese men read newspapers in Juba on 10 July (...)
Tuesday 12 November 2013 November 11, 2013 (JUBA) – A South Sudan’s human rights body has strongly urged the country’s authorities to respect the rule of law, freedom of speech, media and expression, which it said remains at the heart of democratic governance. A (...)
Wednesday 30 January 2013 January 30, 2013 (LONDON) - South Sudan slipped 12 places in the annual press freedom index published by Reporters Without Borders (RWB) on Wednesday, leaving it at 124th out of the 180 countries ranked.
Chief among the reasons for (...)
Friday 12 October 2012 By Toby Collins
October 11, 2012 (LONDON) – A world renowned Sudanese author on Thursday claimed that his material has been confiscated by security services at an international book fair held in Khartoum. A man walks past a closed (...)
Sunday 24 November 2013 November 23, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s constitutional court sentenced two journalists to imprisonment and fines on Monday before suspending the sentence after the defendants apologised to the court.
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Wednesday 3 April 2013 April 2, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - The United States on Tuesday hailed yesterday’s announcement by president Omer Hassan Al-Bashir that the government intends to release all detainees currently being held on political grounds. A political (...)
Wednesday 3 July 2013 July 2, 2013 (JUBA) - South Sudanese media and human rights advocacy group on Tuesday protested against the closure of an independent radio station in its Lakes state. South Sudan’s Vice President Riek Machar speaks at a media event in (...)
Al-Bashir’s decree fell short of Sudan’s demands2014-04-17 09:57:38 By Mahmoud A. Suleiman
Ampril 16, 2014 - This article comes against the backdrop of the Decree number 158 of 2014 passed by the National Congress Party (NCP) president Marshal Omer Hassan Ahmed (...)
Why hiring a lawyer if you can buy a judge2014-04-17 09:11:43 By Dong Samuel Luak
April 16, 2014 - Many people in South Sudan are asking, how long did it take President Salva Kiir to plan all this tragedy befalling our young country now ? Recruitment, (...)