Tag Archives: South Sudan

23 October 18

South Sudan: Rebel group accuses SPLM-IO of ceasefire violation

Members of South Sudanese rebel group the Federal Democratic Party (FDP) have accused Riek Machar’s Sudan People’s Liberation Movement in Opposition (SPLM-IO) of violating the country’s ceasefire.

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19 October 18

UN calls for the release of hundreds of abducted girls in South Sudan

UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet has called for the release of hundreds of South Sudanese civilians kidnapped by opposition forces.

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05 October 18

The forgotten victims of South Sudan

It is surely one of humanity’s greatest shames that in times of war, it is women who are made to bear the deepest scars of conflict – and habitually denied avenues for redress in times of peace. Reports of rampant
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02 October 18

South Sudan: 10 killed in nightclub grenade attack

At least 10 people have been killed in South Sudan after a grenade exploded in a busy nightclub.

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28 September 18

South Sudan President orders army to abide by ceasefire following skirmishes

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has ordered the army and security forces to fully observe the country’s ceasefire, following a number of breaches in parts of the country.

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27 September 18

Study: South Sudan war has killed almost 400,000 people

A new study looking into South Sudan’s civil conflict says the countries war has killed almost 400,000 people since it began in 2013 – far higher than previous estimates.

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19 September 18

Amnesty International: South Sudan army burned civilians alive

Amnesty International has accused South Sudan’s army of systematically killing and abusing civilians, detailing horrific human rights abuses in its latest report on military’s conduct during the country’s civil war.

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16 September 18

South Sudan: SPLM-IO accuses government of violating ceasefire

South Sudan’s leading rebel group has accused government forces of attacking its defensive positions, days after both parties signed the “final final” draft of a peace deal aimed at bringing an end to the country’s five-year civil war.

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14 September 18

South Sudan leaders sign ‘final’ peace deal to end war

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar have signed the final version of a peace deal that promises to end the country’s brutal five-year civil war.

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13 September 18

ICRC: South Sudan ceasefire appears to be holding

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) says South Sudan’s latest ceasefire appears to be holding.

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