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 (...)
Monday 31 March 2014 March 30, 2014 (JUBA) – Perturbed by last week’s negative media portrayal of a family member, South Sudan President Salva Kiir has cautioned his relatives against misconduct while in public. South Sudan president Salva Kiir (AP)
“I have (...)
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 (...)
Sunday 23 September 2012 September 21, 2012 (BOR) - Twic East County in South Sudan’s Jonglei State, this week, has banned the consumption of alcohol at marriage and funeral ceremonies as well as other public events.
If alcohol is found in the marriage (...)
Friday 13 September 2013 September 12, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – Dozens of relatives and family members of a Sudanese woman fatally shot last year by members of the Public Order Police (POP) demonstrated at the courthouse on Thursday prior to the commencement of the (...)
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 (...)
Wednesday 29 May 2013 May 28, 2013 (JUBA) - Lakes state’s government has increased its crackdown on alcohol brewing and consumption arresting 36 women on Thursday on suspicion of selling locally brewed alcohol in Malith market.
Most of the women are either (...)
Wednesday 7 March 2012 March 6, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – Two protests broke out in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Tuesday after a woman was killed by police. FILE - This March 2012 photo shows the protest in Al-Deim area in central Khartoum over the killing of (...)
Wednesday 29 May 2013 By Agook Mayek
May 28, 2013 - The case of Lakes State’s ban on both alcohol production and consumption is very corporeal and at the same time interesting, particularly, when one looks at its pros and cons.
In the olden days of (...)
Tuesday 13 August 2013 August 12, 2013 (RUMBEK) - Lakes state communities have expressed alarm that some bar owners with political connections have been openly flouting a state-wide ban on the sale of local brew and beer, while many others have been deprived (...)
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 (...)