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Press: National and International Community

November 3, 2017

How South Sudan’s elite looted its foreign reserves

Simona Foltyn 03 Nov 2017 00:00 In a special investigation, Simona Foltyn and the Mail & Guardian reveal how nearly $1-billion of South Sudan’s foreign reserves cannot be adequately accounted for. Leaked audit report shows how family and friends of top government officials benefited from letters of credit scam. In order to address the country’s

June 19, 2017

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

May 20, 2017

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

May 20, 2017

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

May 15, 2017

SSHRO Inaugural Report on Human rights violations in South Sudan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SSHRO Publishes Inaugural Report on Human rights violations in South Sudan Pretoria, 13th May 2017– The South Sudan Human Rights Observatory (SSHRO), an independent rights body, has released its first publication on human rights abuses in South Sudan. The report documents the egregious violations against civilians that took place in the month