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Common Position of Civil Society on the National Dialogue

The Voluntary Civil Society Taskforce on Implementation of the Peace Agreement Press Release June 15, 2017 The Voluntary Civil Society Taskforce on Implementation of the Peace Agreement (the Taskforce) organized 10 consultative meetings on the national dialogue in Juba and in the states. These meetings were meant to increase public awareness on the concept of Read More …

SSHRO On Release of Mr. George Livio, Journalist Radio Miraya

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pretoria, 26th May 2017– According to news reports, Mr. George Livio, a journalist with the UN’s Radio Miray a, has been released from unlawful detention in South Sudan, where he was held at a National Security facility incommunicado and in deplorable conditions for over 1000 days without charges. We commend the Gove Read More …

UN report reveals extensive human rights violations in Yei, Central Equatoria

20 May 2017 In December 2016 the UN said that ethnic cleansing was occurring in South Sudan. The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) released a report on the findings of a year-long investigation into human rights violations in the Yei Town. The report found 114 cases of Sudan’s People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) and Mathiang Anyor killing civilians that were perceived Read More …

The collapse of the ARCSS and new conflict along the Equatorias

19 May 2017 Human Security Baseline Assessment (HSBA) for Sudan and South Sudan, documents the period following July 2016 when then vice-president Riek Machar, leader of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army-in-Opposition (SPLM/A-IO), and hundreds of his forces fled Juba and reached Garamba National Park across the border in the DRC. Machar and his men were Read More …

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Burnt houses in Parjok

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Read the Ceasefire and Transitional Security Arrangements Monitoring Mechanism (CTSAMM) Reports on Violations.