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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
Tuesday 28 May 2013 May 27, 2013 (JUBA) - South Sudanese media organisations are no longer covering stories critical of the government, specifically those relating to the security services and corruption, reporters and journalists say. South Sudanese men (...)
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 (...)
Sunday 18 November 2012 November 16, 2012 (JUBA) - South Sudan’s police denied on Friday reports claiming it is seeking a "ransom" to release Elton Mark McCabe, an American national arrested by government agents in October.
The United States Embassy in South (...)
Friday 7 June 2013 June 5, 2013 (JUBA) - A journalist from South Sudan’s independent Citizen Television station who was detained on Tuesday by security agents has been released without charge a day after being taken into custody. Nhial Bol Aken, The (...)
Wednesday 9 November 2011 November 8, 2011 (JUBA) – Press freedom group Reporters Without Borders on Tuesday became the latest human rights organisation to campaign for the release of Sudan Tribune journalist Peter Ngor Arol Garang and another journalist Dengdit (...)
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 (...)
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, (...)