Sunday 14 September 2014
September 13, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan security officials on Friday returned keys of the Catholic radio, a month after its confiscation.
The Catholic-run Bakhita radio had four of its staff members arrested and the station switched (...)
Friday 22 August 2014
August 21, 14 (JUBA) – A private radio station operating in Jonglei state capital Bor has been raided, with radio equipment, office computers and other furniture stolen during the robbery. Director of Radio Jonglei Malek Gut-nyin in Bor (...)
Tuesday 19 August 2014
August 18, 2014 (JUBA) – The management of the Catholic-owned Bakhita radio on Monday apologised to South Sudan national security officials and demanded the release of its news editor.
The move comes days after the station was closed (...)
Friday 17 October 2014
October 16, 2014 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese national security service has released without charge the office manager of Free Voice South Sudan, almost a week after he was arrested.
DeWet Spies, a South African national, was set free (...)
Tuesday 2 July 2013
July 1, 2013 (JUBA) - A leading human rights group in South Sudan has condemned in the "strongest terms" last week’s decision to close Rumbek-based Good News Radio, which is part of the Catholic Radio Network.
Lakes state’s minister of (...)
Sunday 12 October 2014
October 11, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudanese security agents have arrested a South African national working for Freevoice South Sudan, a day after being summonsed by the information ministry.
De Wet Spies, the acting country representative (...)
Wednesday 22 October 2014
October 21, 2014 (JUBA) – Livio Buhara, the father of a detained South Sudanese journalist, broke his silence on Tuesday and demanded that his son, George Livio, be released by security service operatives.
Livio, who worked for the (...)
Friday 13 June 2014
June 12, 2014 (JUBA) – A United Nations official told Sudan Tribune he was "invited" and "not summoned" by South Sudanese authorities on Wednesday over an interview aired on Miraya FM.
The UN-sponsored radio, which widely covers (...)
Thursday 17 October 2013
October 16, 2013 (JUBA/KHARTOUM) - South Sudanese government unexpectedly issued strong administrative instructions, suspending all announcements and mobilisation campaigns in support of the Abyei referendum, according to senior (...)
Wednesday 20 August 2014
August 19, 2014 (JUBA) – A South Sudanese editor who was detained by the country’s national security services on Saturday has been freed.
David Ocen, the news editor of the Catholic-owned Bakhita radio, was picked by security agents (...)
Return of Dr. Machar to Juba and next political move2016-04-26 22:23:10
By James Okuk
After exhausting the immature dramatic politicking about return of Dr. Riek Machar to Juba to take up his duties as the First Vice President of the Republic of South Sudan for 30 (...)
Sudan: Silencing women rights defenders2016-03-31 20:22:15
Human Rights Watch Sudan: Silencing Women Rights Defenders Sexual Abuse, Intimidation by Security Forces
(Nairobi, March 24, 2016) – Sudanese security forces have used sexual violence, (...)