Tuesday 17 September 2013
September 16, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – A new video was posted on YouTube showing a Sudanese police officer flogging an unidentified woman in public, marking the second recording of its kind the last two years. Still photo taken from the (...)
Saturday 12 April 2014
April 11, 2014 (WULU) – The commissioner of Wulu county in South Sudan’s Lakes state briefly arrested five police officers and his bodyguards following a shooting incident, which occurred during a wedding ceremony in the area. Wulu (...)
Friday 4 July 2014
July 3, 2014 (WULU) – Wulu county residents are becoming increasingly concerned over their commissioner’s excessive consumption of alcohol and threatening behaviour towards his staff, including his bodyguard and driver.
In one incident, (...)
Friday 1 March 2013
February 28, 2013 (RUMBEK) – The newly appointed governor of South Sudan’s Lakes state, Matur Chut Dhuol has banned the sale of alcohol; a move that will deprive citizens, mostly women of their daily income source.
A woman selling (...)
Friday 20 June 2014
June 19, 14 (BOR) - Authorities in South Sudan’s Jonglei state have ordered for temporary closure of bars and all local brewing sites as part of efforts to control misbehaving South Sudan army (SPLA) soldiers in the capital, Bor. South (...)
Monday 4 March 2013
March 3, 2013 (RUMBEK) - Lakes state’s security services carried out an intensive search for alcohol in Rumbek Central market on Saturday just days after the military caretaker governor banned the sale of alcohol in the state. A woman (...)
Sunday 29 September 2013
September 27, 2013 (BOR) - The mayor of Bor municipality in South Sudan’s Jonglei state has reiterated his plans to ban locally brewed alcohol, which he said has destroyed the lives of young men and women in the state. Bor town mayor (...)
Tuesday 18 December 2012
December 17, 2012 (RUMBEK) - The South Sudan’s head of police Lt-Gen Acuil Tito has warned that policemen found under influence of alcoholic will be dismissed from their duties while on a visit to Rumbek.
Tito was in the capital of (...)
Saturday 28 June 2014
June 27, 2014 (MAGWI) – The newly appointed Magwi county commissioner in South Sudan’s Eastern Equatoria state, Kingston Loduk has issued orders against trading in locally-brewed alcohol.
Commissioner Loduk said the decision was taken (...)
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 (...)
EU sidesteps human rights standards2016-07-26 20:37:31
By Ahmed H. Adam and Ashley D. Robinson
In the European Union’s struggle to manage its refugee crisis, is it sidestepping human rights standards by funneling funding to war criminals through the (...)