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  • Jul 21 / 2016
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Africa

South Sudan Must End Violence Against Civilians, Allow Humanitarian Aid – Joint Statement

WASHINGTON, May 27 (Sputnik) – South Sudan should immediately end violence against civilians in the South Kordofan province and allow immediate humanitarian access to the area, the Troika countries said in a joint statement on Friday. “The Sudanese government has a responsibility to protect all its citizens,” the Troika, which comprises the United States, United Kingdom and [...]

  • Jul 21 / 2016
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Africa

Security Council Renews Sanctions against South Sudan, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2290 (2016)

Headline: Security Council Renews Sanctions against South Sudan, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2290 (2016) ‘Disappointed’ Permanent Representative Questions Text’s ‘Interference’, Motive Expressing its deep concern at the failure of South Sudan’s leaders to end hostilities and fully implement the agreement on resolving the conflict in that country, the Security Council today renewed until 31 May 2017 [...]

  • Jul 19 / 2016
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Africa

South Sudan the target of Sudan”s war crimes

By Rape: a war tactic used by groups allied to the government of South Sudan. On March 11, the United Nations Human Rights Office released a report detailing the host of crimes specifically targeting women and children in South Sudan. “The High Commissioner’s report alleges crimes against humanity and war crimes,” said David Marshall, officer [...]

  • Jul 18 / 2016
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Africa, North America

Uphold Responsibility to Protect Civilians, Security Council Urges South Sudan Government, Expressing ‘Deep Alarm’ over Situation

Source: United Nations 4 – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Uphold Responsibility to Protect Civilians, Security Council Urges South Sudan Government, Expressing ‘Deep Alarm’ over Situation Presidential Statement Describes Attack on Protection Site as ‘Unacceptable’ The Security Council expressed deep alarm today at the situation in South Sudan, calling upon the Government to uphold its responsibility for the protection [...]

  • Jul 16 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Sudán del Sur: ONU urge a mantener alto el fuego y proteger a los civiles

Sudán del Sur: ONU urge a mantener alto el fuego y proteger a los civiles 313 words 12 July 2016 ForeignAffairs.co.nz FRAFES Spanish Copyright 2016. Multimedia Investments Ltd. All rights reserved. MIL OSI –   Source: United Nations – in Spanish – Press Release/Statement:   Headline: Sudán del Sur: ONU urge a mantener alto el [...]

  • Jul 14 / 2016
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Africa

Let’s celebrate the beginning of peace in South Sudan

By James Okuk “peace will bless us once more with hearing the happy giggling of children and the enchanting ululation of women who are excited in happiness for one reason or another.” – Dr. John Garang at Nyayo Stadium in Nairobi, January 9, 2005. When the peace-loving people appreciated President Salva Kiir Mayardit for issuing [...]

  • Jul 14 / 2016
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Africa

South Sudan delays formation of transitional government

February 19, 2016 (JUBA) – South Sudanese government has announced that it will delay formation of a transitional government of national unity (TGoNU) which president Salva Kiir had earlier said would be formed by Friday this week. South Sudanese information minister Michael Makuei Lueth attends a press conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 5 January [...]

  • Jul 09 / 2016
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Africa

UN rejects MSF charges of failure in South Sudan

MENAFN – The Journal Of Turkish Weekly) The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has rejected accusations of Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) about failing to protect civilians in South Sudan particularly in the oil-rich Unity State. “We underscore that theresponsibility to protect civilians is primarily the responsibility of the host government and the warring parties are directly [...]

  • Jul 07 / 2016
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Africa

Botswana lashes out at Burundi, South Sudan

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) Botswana on Friday said it was deeply concerned by the deterioration of the humanitarian and security situation including as well as allegations of human rights violations in Burundi. Botswana joins the international community in urging the government of Burundi and all political parties to exercise restraint and cease hostilities with immediate effect to [...]

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