Monday 29 April 2013 April 28, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - Eritrean women fleeing their country’s oppressive regime are increasingly finding themselves the repeat victim of abuse, exploitation and violence once outside their homeland, a new report by a women’s rights (...)
Wednesday 27 March 2013 March 27, 2013 (LONDON) - Sudan is the seventh worst country in the world for sexual violence in conflict according to a report by global risk analysis firm, Maplecroft which rated neighbouring South Sudan as an "extreme high risk" (...)
Wednesday 25 July 2012 July 24, 2012 (KHARTOUM) - Earlier this month a Sudanese woman was found guilty of adultery and sentenced to death by stoning by a court in the capital Khartoum, a regional women’s rights group said Monday.
SIHA Network reported that (...)
Sunday 31 March 2013 March 30, 2013 (JUBA) - Strengthening women’s voices in government and their engagement in decision-making processes is key to building a more stable and democratic South Sudan, the American ambassador to the country says. Sudan D. Page (...)
Monday 16 July 2012 July 15, 2012 (KHARTOUM) — A Sudanese court in Khartoum state sentenced a 23 year old woman to death by stoning for adultery, a human rights group, the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies, has reported(ACJPS).
Sudan is one of (...)
Friday 8 February 2013 February 6, 2013 (RUMBEK) - A 14-year-old girl was raped and killed in Wulu county of Lakes State early Wednesday morning by an unknown group of men, the county commissioner, Ezekiel Thiang Mangar, has reported.
South Sudan’s security (...)
Friday 8 March 2013 By Navi Pillay
March 7, 2013 - Last month, in the highlands of Papua New Guinea, a 20-year old mother of two was stripped naked and tortured until she confessed to practicing sorcery. Then she was burned alive on the local rubbish (...)
Friday 25 November 2011 November 24, 2011 (LONDON) – The UK’s first ambassador to South Sudan, Alistair McPhail, has called for a focus upon tackling the country’s violence against women ahead of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on (...)
Saturday 16 February 2013 February 14, 2013 (JUBA) - A women’s parliamentary caucus in South Sudan’s border state of Warrap has called for enactment of laws which upholds and respect women’s rights and protects them from domestic violence, asserting that across (...)
Friday 27 July 2012 July 26, 2012 (BENTIU) - An armed man suspected to be an ex-soldier was shot dead by South Sudan’s army on Wednesday in Unity State’s Mayom County after he shot and wounded two women in their homes.
In the fire fight between the armed (...)
The better approach to reconciliation2013-05-17 06:07:06 By Zechariah Manyok Biar
May 16, 2013 - Some of you who might have read my previous articles know that I promised some weeks ago to write separately on the topic of peace and reconciliation that (...)
OIL: is it a curse or a blessing in South Sudan?2013-05-17 06:04:54 By Jacob K. Lupai
May 16, 2013 - In the late 70s when for the first time oil was discovered in Southern Sudan there was euphoria that poverty would be a thing of the past, replaced by a high (...)
Wau Dialogue W. Bahr el-Ghazal state 13-15 May 20132013-05-13 14:41:35 South Sudan Law Society
Citizen of Western Bhar el-Ghazal State calls for limitations of President Powers and the Independence of Executive, Legislature and Judiciary and (...)
Sudan: Stepped-Up Assault on Media Freedom2013-05-04 10:53:49 Human Rights Watch
Sudan: Stepped-Up Assault on Media Freedom
Newspapers, Other Media Censored, Confiscated, Shut Down
MAY 3, 2013
(Nairobi) – Sudan should immediately stop censoring (...)
CPJ calls on African Union to uphold press freedom2013-05-03 03:23:16 Committee to Protect Journalists
CPJ calls on African Union to uphold press freedom
New York, May 2, 2013
The Committee to Protect Journalists asks Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, chairperson of the (...)