Tag Archives: South Sudan Civil War

18 May 18

South Sudan president calls on security forces to stop killing citizens

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has called upon security forces in the country to stop robbing and killing civilians.

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03 May 18

South Sudan’s child soldiers are struggling to fit back into society

More than 500 child soldiers have been freed in South Sudan this year as pressure on the country’s government and rebel groups to end the recruitment of children increases. In April, 112 boys and 95 girls took part in a
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16 January 18

South Sudan: Ex-army chief calls for Kiir to step down

South Sudan’s former army chief has called on President Salva Kiir to step down to prevent the country from sliding into further political chaos, according to a diplomat.

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15 September 17

South Sudan: Red Cross stops aid after staff member killed

The Red Cross has halted aid operations across a third of South Sudan after gunmen killed one of its staff members.

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02 June 17

South Sudan: Soldiers accused of rape and murder stand trial

A group of South Sudanese soldiers accused of raping five foreign aid workers and killing one man have appeared in front of a military court in Juba.

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24 May 17

UN: South Sudan guilty of killing civilians, possible war crimes

The UN on Friday accused South Sudanese soldiers of killing over 100 civilians and other atrocities that may constitute war crimes during the second half of last year.

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22 May 17

Does South Sudan have what it takes to find peace?

The political landscape in South Sudan is always subject to change, but there’s one constant: conflict. The country’s brief six-year history as an independent state has been turbulent, to say the least. After gaining independence from Sudan in 2011, the
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21 May 17

South Sudan: President restructures nation’s army

South Sudan President Salva Kirr made several changes to the country’s army on Monday night – including major leadership changes.

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10 May 17

South Sudan: New rebel group challenges president as conflict intensifies

A new rebel group in South Sudan, claiming to consist of more than 30,000 fighters, is threatening to overthrow President Salva Kiir.

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07 April 17

South Sudan: Rebels vow to stop oil production

South Sudan’s main rebel group is threatening to end oil production in the country, after releasing three foreign oil workers who were kidnapped earlier this month.

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