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 30 July 2013 July 29, 2013 (JUBA) - South Sudan said on Monday it will release two Ugandan journalists its security services arrested for alleged illegal activities after conducting “thorough background checks”.
The pair are accused of illegally (...)
Saturday 1 June 2013 May 31, 2013 (JUBA) - South Sudan’s security services on Friday ordered management of the state owned South Sudan television (SSTV) to refrain from covering activities involving vice president Riek Machar, a source told Sudan Tribune. (...)
Friday 7 June 2013 June 6, 2013 (JUBA) - Two members of the Presbyterian Church in South Sudan have been detained without access to their families or lawyers since being arrested from their homes on 19 May, Amnesty International says.
The human rights (...)
Sunday 12 June 2011 June 12, 2011 (JUBA) – A senior South Sudanese journalist says his life has been threatened by some elements of the region’s security organs over his consistent criticism of the South Sudan government. Nhial Bol Aken, The Citizen’s (...)
Friday 16 November 2012 November 15, 2012 (JUBA) - The US embassy in South Sudan has demanded the unconditional release of one its nationals, allegedly arrested by the country’s National Security Service (NSS). Susan Page, the US ambassador to South Sudan (US (...)
Friday 31 May 2013 May 30, 2013 (JUBA) - A South Sudanese security agent on Thursday raided, at gun point, offices of the The Citizen newspaper warning its television station against relaying news on the political engagements of the country’s vice (...)
Saturday 6 July 2013 July 5, 2013 (JUBA) - Six months after the murder of a prominent opinion writer, a South Sudanese rights group has renewed calls for the government to bring his killers to justice. South Sudanese political commentator, Isaiah Ding (...)
Friday 4 January 2013 January 3, 2013 (JUBA) – South Sudan on Thursday announced it has arrested a number of suspects believed to be responsible for the assassination of a leading political commentator, Isaiah Diing Abraham Chan, who was popularly known as (...)
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November 10, 2011 (JUBA) — South Sudan’s (...)
President Bashir: a historian at large2013-12-08 04:09:55 By Magdi El Gizouli
A confident President Bashir addressed a jovial crowd on Saturday in Garri, just north of Khartoum to celebrate what state media described as the 500th anniversary of Sudan’s (...)
Sudan: Dozens Held Without Charge2013-12-03 05:05:33 African Commission Should Investigate Alleged Torture and Ill-Treatment
(Nairobi, November 28, 2013) – Sudan is still detaining dozens of people without charge in connection with September 2013 (...)
Wulu county MPs condemn governor’s defamatory speech2013-11-30 06:31:51 PRESS RELEASE
Wulu County Members of Parliament Condemn the Caretaker Governor’s Defamatory Speech
On Monday the 25th of November, 2013, the caretaker Governor of Lakes state Gen. Matur Chut (...)