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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
Saturday 5 October 2013 October 4, 2013 (RUMBEK) - Three intelligence officials visited Yirol West county of Lakes state on Thursday to investigate allegations that David Deng Athorbei, a member of the South Sudanese national parliament, paid local people to (...)
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 (...)
Monday 29 October 2012 October 28, 2012 (JUBA) – A member of the South Sudan Civil Society Alliance (SSCSA) who was kidnapped “at gunpoint” on 22 October was found abandoned at a graveyard in Juba on 26 October, relatives and human right activists told Sudan (...)
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 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 (...)
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 (...)