Human Rights Watch (HRW) says South Sudan’s government reshuffle emboldens rights abusers in the country by promoting a top official accused of ongoing human rights abuses.
The United Nations has welcomed the release of 78 women and 50 children abducted by South Sudan’s leading opposition group.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called upon authorities in South Sudan to release six airport officials who have been detained without trial since November 2018.
Sexual violence has become so common in South Sudan that mothers in the country are teaching their daughters how to survive being raped, according to Yasmin Sooka, chair of the UN Commission on Human Rights.
South Sudan on Thursday announced a deal with Sudan to repair a number of oil facilities destroyed by conflict in a bid to boost oil production.
A new report from the Sentry claims to offer fresh insights into how South Sudan’s elite is using oil to fund the country’s ongoing civil conflict.
More than 300 child soldiers have been released by armed groups in South Sudan, including 87 girls, the UN has said.
South Sudan has been urged to put an end to its ongoing civil war as a new round of peace talks began in Ethiopia on Monday.
The United States is imposing an arms embargo on South Sudan with the Trump administration urges the UN and other countries to do the same.
A UN official has accused Kenya and Uganda of fuelling South Sudan’s ongoing civil conflict.