Thursday 24 April 2014 April 23, 2014 (RUMBEK) – A team of Lakes state lawmakers touring eight counties in the capital, Rumbek, say that peace and reconciliation efforts remain challenging, with pastoralist youths in the area showing little interest in the (...)
Thursday 17 April 2014 April 17, 2014 (JUBA) – At least 30 people were killed in Jonglei state capital Bor on Thursday during clashes between local youth demonstrators and peacekeepers from the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), medical sources told Sudan (...)
Friday 18 April 2014 April 17, 2014 (JUBA) – The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has strongly condemned Thursday’s alleged attack by armed youth on it base in Jonglei state capital Bor, which left at least 30 people dead. South Sudan’s Jonglei (...)
Friday 20 December 2013 December 20, 2013 (BENTIU) – The South Sudan army (SPLA) fourth division commander, James Koang Chuol, has dismissed claims that the Unity state capital, Bentiu, had fallen into rebel hands. Thousands have fled to the UN compound in (...)
Saturday 5 April 2014 April 4, 2014 (RUMBEK) – A group of 57 lawmakers have launched a reconciliation process in a bid to quell inter-clan clashes in South Sudan’s Lakes state as calls grow for the governor to resign.
A team of lawmakers from the nation’s (...)
Tuesday 18 March 2014 March 17, 2014 (RUMBEK) - Lakes state armed cattle herders in Lakes state resumed deadly clashes with the South Sudan Police Service and members of Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) on Monday south-west of Rumbek, the state capital. (...)
Friday 11 April 2014 April 8, 2014 (RUMBEK) – Peace and reconciliation efforts between the Kuei and Rup Dinka sections in Lakes state’s Rumbek Central county of has broken down following a physical altercation between MPs. Cattle raiding has been a major (...)
Friday 20 December 2013 December 19, 2013 (JUBA) – South Sudanese army (SPLA) soldiers have been accused of carrying out ethnic killings during recent clashes in the South Sudan capital, Juba, according to eyewitness accounts provided to Human Rights Watch (...)
Tuesday 11 March 2014 March 11, 2014 (RUMBEK) – Nine people are dead and another four suffered gunshot wounds after inter-clan clashes erupted on Friday in Rumbek North’s Maper county in South Sudan’s Lakes state.
Fighting flared at the Yhaga cattle camp (...)
Thursday 16 January 2014 January 15, 2014 (KAMPALA) – Unity state rebel commander Maj. Gen. James Koang Chuol said current conflict in South Sudan should not be viewed as a tribal war, describing it as a struggle against dictatorship.
He has strongly condemned (...)
Who was behind the killing of civilians in Bor?2014-04-22 06:50:43 By Peter Gai Manyuon
"A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death", from unknown author. (...)
Embracing victimhood to celebrate victimisation2014-04-22 06:28:12 By Juliana Bol
April 21, 2014 - It was a bit disturbing to hear news of our citizens in the IDP camps (where they are seeking protection and shelter) celebrating the recapture of Bentiu -in (...)
Sudan: No justice for protest killings2014-04-23 21:06:10 Human Rights WatchRelease Detainees and Punish Abusive Forces
(Nairobi, April 21, 2014) – Sudanese authorities have failed to provide justice for scores of civilians killed in anti-government (...)
SDFG mourn the loss of a Sudanese activist2014-04-20 09:02:39 The Sudan Democracy First Group mourns the loss of Osman Hummaida, a towering figure of the human rights movement in Sudan, and a tireless campaigner for democracy and peace in the country. Osman (...)