Saturday 1 June 2013 May 30, 2013 (JUBA) - The United Nations Mission in South Sudan said this week that it was not able to replace the role of the government in providing security to civilians in the young nation. Hilde Johnson, speaking to reporters in (...)
Wednesday 7 November 2012 November 5, 2012 (JUBA) – The United States government on Tuesday said it was deeply concerned about South Sudan’s decision to expel a human rights officer working for the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).
Sandra Beidas, a (...)
Thursday 21 February 2013 February 19, 2013 (BOR) - The head of the United Nations in South Sudan is visiting the conflict-affected counties of Pibor and Akobo in Jonglei state this week to see for herself the situation in the troubled areas.
In a visit to Bor (...)
Sunday 28 April 2013 April 27, 2013 (RUMBEK) - The head of the United Nations in South Sudan was told by Lakes state MPs on Friday of widespread human rights abuses and constitutional issues with the term limit of the new caretaker military governor. Head (...)
Thursday 19 July 2012 July 18, 2012 (JUBA) - South Sudan’s Special Representative to the United Nations Secretary General on Tuesday stressed the importance of political parties inclusion in governance; describing it as a basic principle for democracy in the (...)
Friday 5 August 2011 August 4, 2011 (JUBA) – The newly appointed UN special envoy to the Republic of South Sudan, Hilde Johnson, briefed the political parties on the roles her multi-purpose mission will play in the new nation at a meeting in Juba on (...)
Monday 27 February 2012 February 26, 2012 (BOR) - South Sudan’s president, Salva Kiir Mayardit, told a rally in Jonglei state - the scene of large scale ethnic violence over the last two months - that the military and police would fight cattle raiders if they (...)
Thursday 28 July 2011 July 27, 2011 (JUBA) – The United Nations is planning on deploying a new peacekeeping force in the Republic of South Sudan by December with a stronger mandate, according to the newly appointed UN special representative to the newly (...)
Sunday 17 February 2013 February 16, 2013 (JUBA) – The head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) on Friday, expressed deep concerns over reports of threats, intimidation, and attacks against journalists, civil society, and human rights (...)
Wednesday 10 December 2003 OSLO, Dec 10, 2003 (Norway Post) — The insurgents in Southern Sudan would like Norwegian troops to be a part of the peacekeeping force in the region.
They point to Norway’s active role in the South over the past 30 years, including the (...)
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 (...)