Tag Archives: South Sudan

12 March 16

South Sudan: Journalist Kidnapped and Tortured Weeks After Release

A journalist in South Sudan has been abducted, tortured and dumped near a graveyard soon after being released by security forces for criticising the government.

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11 March 16

South Sudan: Rivals Trade Accusations Over Fresh Violence in Upper Nile Region

Rival forces in South Sudan are trading accusations once again, this time over fresh violence in the Upper Nile region.

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08 March 16

South Sudan: Rwandan Troops Implicated in Malakal Attack

Community leaders and representatives of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in South Sudan’s Upper Nile State have accused Rwandan peacekeeper troops of involvement in February’s attack in Malakal.

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04 March 16

UN: South Sudan Crisis Getting Worse

The UN has said the crisis in South Sudan is getting worse with leaders in the country “dragging their feet” in implementing a peace deal.

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01 March 16

South Sudan: Rebel Officer Quits, Urges Kiir and Machar to Step Aside

A senior military official of South Sudan’s main rebel group has quit and urged former leader Riek Machar and President Salva Kiir to surrender their positions.

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26 February 16

South Sudan: Slow Progress on Peace Deal, Rival Bickering Resumes

Pressure is increasing on South Sudan’s rival leaders to put bickering aside and focus on implementing a peace deal that was supposed to end violence in the country August last year.

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23 February 16

UN Secretary-General Pays Visit to South Sudan, DRC Next

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is visiting South Sudan in the aftermath of a recent attack on one of the security council’s bases for internally displaced civilians.

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22 February 16

South Sudan: President Kiir Denies involvement in Malakal Attack

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has denied accusations from the country’s leading opposition group that his government was involved in the recent attack on a UN base in Malakal.

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20 February 16

South Sudan: Gunmen Open Fire on Civilians at UN Base

Gunmen in South Sudan opened fire on civilians at a UN base on Wednesday, according to reports from locals.

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20 February 16

South Sudan: Rebel Group Accuses Government of UN Base Attack

South Sudan’s leading armed rebel group has accused “government elements” of carrying out the recent attack on a UN base sheltering internally displaced civilians, according to sources in the country.

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