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South Sudan: Independence Day marred by ongoing war crimes and looming famine

09 July 2014 05:00:50 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE 8 July 2014 South Sudan: Independence Day marred by ongoing war crimes and looming famine · Both sides to the conflict committing war crimes and crimes against humanity · More than 1 million internally displaced and 400,000 forced to flee the country · 3.9 million people face an alarming risk of food insecurity as fears of famine loom · Arms flow into South Sudan as conflict continues New evidence is emerging of ongoing war crimes and crimes against (...) - Press Releases / South Sudan

Vice All News Time09 July 2014 05:00:50


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South Sudan VP on four-day visit to China

29 June 2014 10:13:00 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

June 28, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudanese vice-president, James Wani Igga is in Shanghai, China on a four-day visit to the Asian country, officials said Friday. The visit, although not officially announced, is considered part of the young nation's efforts to strengthen its ties with Beijing. China was among the countries that recognised South Sudan's independence in July 2011, and has since maintained strong relations with the latter in its oil, construction and telecom sectors. Last year, (...) - News / South Sudan , China , Diplomacy - International Relations , James Wani Igga

Vice All News Time29 June 2014 10:13:00


South Sudan named world's “most fragile” state

27 June 2014 09:09:33 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

June 26, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan has been named the world's “most fragile” state, ending Somalia's six-years atop the Fragile State Index, a new report says. The report, issued by the United States-based Fund for Peace (FFP), blames chronic instability, fractured leadership and growing ethnic conflict for South Sudan's poor ranking. Having attained independence in July 2011, the new nation featured in the then Failed States Index (FSI) a year later and was ranked fourth. It retained this (...) - News / South Sudan , Governance & Civil Service , FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Vice All News Time27 June 2014 09:09:33


At least 28 killed in Lakes state cattle raid

24 May 2014 08:30:11 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

May 23, 2014 (RUMBEK) – At least 28 people have died after fresh inter-clan clashes erupted in South Sudan's Lakes state between pastoralists in Cueibet and Rumbek North counties. An official in Rumbek North county said some 26 people had also sustained gunshot wounds. The clashes erupted in Akot Mayom, a remote area in Rumbek North county after cattle raiders from Cueibet county launched an attack. The attackers were later intercepted and all cows were recovered. Cueibet county (...) - News / South Sudan , Cattle Raiding/Rustling , Tribal clashes in South Sudan , Lakes State

Vice All News Time24 May 2014 08:30:11


Khartoum calls to stop hostilities in South Sudan

16 May 2014 11:13:32 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

May 15, 2014 (KHARTOUM/JUBA) - The Sudanese foreign ministry Thursday renewed calls on the warring parties in the neighbouring South Sudan to abide by the agreement signed on 9 Mary and to implement the cessation of hostilities agreement of 23 January. President Salva Kiir and his former vice-president Riek Machar recommitted themselves to implement a cessation of hostilities agreement signed on 23 January and to allow humanitarian access to the affected civilians. However reports from (...) - News / South Sudan , United States (US) , South Sudan peace talks , 2013-2014 | South Sudan conflict / crisis

Vice All News Time16 May 2014 11:13:32


US tells South Sudan warring leaders to set date

03 May 2014 02:29:59 WN.com - World News

The United States has pressed South Sudan`s warring leaders to set a date for face-to-face talks, urging the UN Security Council to consider sanctions to stop attacks on civilians....

Vice All News Time03 May 2014 02:29:59


World › U.S. tells South Sudan warring leaders to set talks date

03 May 2014 00:14:04 Japan Today: Japan News and Discussion

The United States Friday pressed South Sudan's warring leaders to set a date for face-to-face talks, urging the U.N. Security Council to consider sanctions to stop attacks on civilians. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said during a visit to South Sudan that President Salva Kiir and rebel commander Riek…

Vice All News Time03 May 2014 00:14:04


UN officials warn against war crimes in South Sudan

01 May 2014 12:18:09 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

April 30, 2014 (JUBA) – Senior UN officials warned on Wednesday against the escalation of atrocities and war crimes committed in the South Sudan since the start of the four-and-a-half month conflict, but were cautious to speak in terms of genocide. UN high commissioner for human rights Navi Pillay and the UN secretary-general's adviser on the prevention of genocide, Adama Dieng, held a press conference in Juba at the end of a two-day visit during which they met with president Salva Kiir and (...) - News / South Sudan , 2013-2014 | South Sudan conflict / crisis , UN - United Nations , Human Rights

Vice All News Time01 May 2014 12:18:09


In South Sudan, UN rights chief appeals for safety to allow displaced to return home (UN - United Nations)

28 April 2014 20:41:04 WN.com - World News

(Source: UN - United Nations) In South Sudan, UN rights chief appeals for safety to allow displaced to return home A makeshift primary school for students at the UNMISS displaced persons camp in Bor, Jonglei state, South Sudan. Photo: UNMISS/Mihad Abdalla 28 April 2014 - The United Nations human rights chief today called on the parties to the conflict in South Sudan to respect the cessation of hostilities in order to stem the suffering of ordinary civilians and to ensure that it is safe enough for those uprooted by months of violence to return to their homes. "I hope that the cessation of hostilities agreement will be respected by both parties -...

Vice All News Time28 April 2014 20:41:04


South Sudan: UN peacekeeping chief says attack on base sheltering civilians 'sets dangerous precedent' (UN - United Nations)

24 April 2014 04:40:35 WN.com - World News

(Source: UN - United Nations) South Sudan: UN peacekeeping chief says attack on base sheltering civilians &sets dangerous precedent& South Sudanese fleeing fighting, find refuge inside the UNMISS compound in Bor, Jonglei state. Photo: UNMISS/Tina Turyagyenda 23 April 2014 - Warning today that the surging violence in South Sudan is clear evidence that the United Nations can no longer operate in "business-as-usual" mode in the county, the Organization&s peacekeeping chief declared that the fighting must stop immediately; the Government has a duty to protect civilians; and the warring parties should negotiate a genuine ceasefire that will be respected by all sides. "We are not and...

Vice All News Time24 April 2014 04:40:35


28 people killed in Warrap state cattle raid

19 April 2014 12:53:10 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

April 18, 2014 (JUBA) – At least 20 people were killed and dozens injured when suspected cattle raiders attacked a village in South Sudan's Warrap state on Thursday, an official said. “On Thursday 17, at around 2: am, a group of armed men infiltrated security arrangement of Tonj North County and entered Alabek payam. The attackers targeted cattle camps while people were sleeping and tried to drive away the cattle,” Paul Dhel Gum, the acting minister for information and telecommunications told (...) - News / Cattle Raiding/Rustling , Warrap State

Vice All News Time19 April 2014 12:53:10


South Sudan: Ban ‘strongly condemns' attack on UN mission base in Jonglei state (United Nations Security Council)

17 April 2014 21:22:50 WN.com - World News

(Source: United Nations Security Council) South Sudan: Ban 'strongly condemns' attack on UN mission base in Jonglei state A makeshift primary school for students at the UNMISS displaced persons camp in Bor, Jonglei State, South Sudan. Photo: UNMISS/Mihad Abdalla 17 April 2014 - Amid escalating violence in northern and central South Sudan, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon strongly condemned today's attack on civilians and peacekeepers at the UN mission base in Bor, the war-torn capital of Jonglei state, by a mob of armed civilians who forced their way into the facility and opened fire on displaced persons sheltering inside. "This attack on a location where civilians are being...

Vice All News Time17 April 2014 21:22:50


South Sudan: Ban ‘strongly condemns’ attack on UN mission base in Jonglei state (UN - United Nations)

17 April 2014 21:22:49 WN.com - World News

(Source: UN - United Nations) South Sudan: Ban 'strongly condemns' attack on UN mission base in Jonglei state A makeshift primary school for students at the UNMISS displaced persons camp in Bor, Jonglei State, South Sudan. Photo: UNMISS/Mihad Abdalla 17 April 2014 - Amid escalating violence in northern and central South Sudan, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon strongly condemned today's attack on civilians and peacekeepers at the UN mission base in Bor, the war-torn capital of Jonglei state, by a mob of armed civilians who forced their way into the facility and opened fire on displaced persons sheltering inside. "This attack on a location where civilians are being protected by the...

Vice All News Time17 April 2014 21:22:49


South Sudanese refugees in Sudan reach over 62,000

11 April 2014 10:39:12 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

April 10, 2014 (KHARTOUM) - The number of South Sudanese refugees who arrived to the neighbouring Sudan has reached over 62,000 people, said the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). "According to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), as of 2 April an estimated 62,000 to 64,000 people have arrived in Sudan since 15 December 2013. The Government of Sudan registers people arriving from South Sudan at the border crossing points of White Nile state", OCHA reported in its weekly (...) - News

Vice All News Time11 April 2014 10:39:12


Amid fears ‘South Sudan is imploding,’ UN agencies launch urgent operation to reach remote areas (UN - United Nations)

28 March 2014 22:25:51 WN.com - World News

(Source: UN - United Nations) Amid fears 'South Sudan is imploding,' UN agencies launch urgent operation to reach remote areas Children displaced in Jonglei state, South Sudan. Photo: UNICEF/Kate Holt 28 March 2014 - Two United Nations agencies launched today an urgent operation to deliver food, vaccines, nutrition supplements and other vital relief supplies to one of the most isolated areas of conflict-affected South Sudan, as part of a joint response to boost emergency distribution as the crisis escalates. Using helicopters and air drops, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the UN World Food Programme (WFP) are now assisting 30,000 people in urgent need in Akobo, in Jonglei State, near...

Vice All News Time28 March 2014 22:25:51


Urgent Supplies Reach Remote Areas in South Sudan, with Joint Operation (UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund)

28 March 2014 22:25:51 WN.com - World News

(Source: UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund) Joint press release Urgent Supplies Reach Remote Areas in South Sudan, with Joint Operation Emergency distribution points set up as crisis escalates JUBA, South Sudan, 28 March 2014 - An urgent operation to deliver food, vaccines, nutrition supplements and other vital relief supplies to one of the most isolated areas of conflict-affected South Sudan has begun today, as part of a joint response by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the UN World Food Programme (WFP). Using helicopters and air drops, UNICEF and WFP have today begun assisting 30,000 people in urgent need in Akobo, in Jonglei State, near the Ethiopian border. The two...

Vice All News Time28 March 2014 22:25:51


US, EU threaten sanctions against South Sudan's warring parties

20 March 2014 07:32:34 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

March 19, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) - South Sudanese warring parties may face sanctions if they obstruct the IGAD-led peace process to end the three-month conflict said special envoys of the United States and the European Union on Wednesday. The United States, the United Kingdom, Norway, and the European Union said in a joint statement they "expect " the South Sudan government and the rebel SPLM-In-Opposition to engage constructively in the peace negotiations. "If the government or any other (...) - News / South Sudan peace talks , United States (US) , Europe , South Sudan , 2013-2014 | South Sudan conflict / crisis , Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) , European Union (EU) / European Commission (EC)

Vice All News Time20 March 2014 07:32:34


South Sudan: UN says clashes in Upper Nile state prevent deliveries to needy populations (UN - United Nations)

08 March 2014 00:35:12 WN.com - World News

(Source: UN - United Nations) South Sudan: UN says clashes in Upper Nile state prevent deliveries to needy populations An elderly woman holds her grandson while his mother prepares food at a secondary school in Malakal, capital of Upper Nile state, South Sudan. Photo: UNHCR/K. Gebreegziabher 7 March 2014 - The United Nations refugee agency today expressed its deep concern about the situation in South Sudan's Upper Nile state, where needy populations, including refugees, internally displaced persons (IDPs) and, increasingly, host communities are being...

Vice All News Time08 March 2014 00:35:12


US activist says both sides of South Sudan conflict appear to have committed war crimes

19 February 2014 09:21:19 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

February 18, 2014 (JUBA) – US-based activist John Prendergast, has said the ongoing conflict in South Sudan, which has now claimed thousands of lives and displaced almost a million people, could have been avoided. The co-founder of the Enough Project, in a statement, said both sides in the conflict may have committed “war crimes”, stressing that the nature of targeting on the basis of ethnicity has made a resolution of this war much more difficult. Founded in 2007, the project fights to end (...) - News / Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) , United States (US) , Coup attempts - South Sudan

Vice All News Time19 February 2014 09:21:19


Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori calls for Day of Prayer for South Sudan on February 16 (Episcopal Church in the United States of America)

04 February 2014 23:30:13 WN.com - America News

(Source: Episcopal Church in the United States of America) Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has called for a Day of Prayer for South Sudan for February 16. Bishop Jefferts Schori is joined in this call by the Rev. Gradye Parsons, the Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian General Assembly https://www.pcusa.org/, and the Reformed Church in America https://www.rca.org/ "The world is increasingly concerned over the rampant violence in South Sudan," the Presiding Bishop said.  "The recent increase in armed conflict, murder, and mayhem has been fomented in part by...

Vice All News Time04 February 2014 23:30:13


Propaganda and the media war in South Sudan

28 January 2014 05:10:01 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

By Peter Gai Manyuon January 27, 2014 - There had been a lots of accusations between the Government of South Sudan under President Gen Salva Kiir Mayardit and the Sudan People Liberation Movement (SPLM/A) in opposition lead by the former Vice President of South Sudan Dr Riek Machar. There is ongoing campaign on which group committed the crimes in Juba, Unity State, Malakal and Jonglei as well. There had been lots of propaganda on the side of the government since the war escalated in South (...) - Comment & Analysis / South Sudan , Media , Press Freedom , 2013-2014 | South Sudan conflict / crisis

Vice All News Time28 January 2014 05:10:01


South Sudan: U.S Evaluating Ways to Maintain Pressure On Warring Parties

11 January 2014 16:44:28 AllAfrica News: Latest

[VOA]White House -The White House Friday declined to confirm a report that the United States is considering imposing targeted sanctions against the government of South Sudan. Washington, however, continues to evaluate ways it can maintain pressure on warring South Sudan parties to bring an end to fighting.

Vice All News Time11 January 2014 16:44:28


U.S supports unconditional dialogue in South Sudan

11 January 2014 06:15:23 Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

January 10, 2014 (JUBA) – The United States on Thursday called for "immediate cessation of hostilities" between South Sudan's warring parties to end nearly a month of violence that has engulfed the country. The White House's national security advisor, in a statement, said both rebel-leader Riek Machar and South Sudan President Salva Kiir have “the obligation […] to ensure that the lives of their people and future of their young country [are] not marred by violence.” "Mr. Machar, in particular, (...) - News / United States (US) , South Sudan , Politics , FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Vice All News Time11 January 2014 06:15:23


United States may impose sanctions on South Sudan

10 January 2014 19:02:12 capitaleritrea news

U.S. officials may impose targeted sanctions against South Sudan in response to its leadership’s failure to end a political crisis that has left thousands dead and ramped up fears of... Read more »

Vice All News Time10 January 2014 19:02:12


US scrambles to avert civil war in South Sudan

10 January 2014 00:09:46 WN.com - Africa News

WASHINGTON — Three years after midwifing South Sudan's birth, the United States is desperately trying to prevent the world's youngest nation from falling apart. Yet despite shared consternation by the Obama administration and Congress, no one is quite sure what the U.S. can do to bring peace to a country that in many ways owes its existence to the United States. The violence has killed more than 1,000 people and driven 180,000 from their homes in the last month, and spread to neighbors killing each other purely on tribal identification, threatening a place that until recently was viewed by Democrats and Republicans alike as an American success story in Africa. "Each day that the...

Vice All News Time10 January 2014 00:09:46


High Stakes for Sudan in the South’s Conflict

07 January 2014 02:47:19 WN.com - Africa News

KHARTOUM, Sudan — The United States has demanded negotiations. Uganda has threatened to intervene. China has called for an immediate cease-fire. Multimedia A Desperate River Crossing A Desperate River Crossing Close Video See More Videos » Video: The Republic of South Sudan Related Sudan’s Lost Boys Are Drawn Into War at Home (January 6, 2014) South Sudan and Rebels Open Peace Talks (January 5, 2014) Old Rivalries Reignited a Fuse in South Sudan (January 1, 2014) Connect With Us on Twitter Follow @nytimesworld for international breaking news and headlines. Twitter List: Reporters and Editors Enlarge This Image Phillip Dhil/European Pressphoto Agency Presidents Salva Kiir of South Sudan,...

Vice All News Time07 January 2014 02:47:19


U.S. Is Facing Hard Choices in South Sudan

04 January 2014 13:53:48 WN.com - Africa News

WASHINGTON — South Sudan is in many ways an American creation, carved out of war-torn Sudan in a referendum largely orchestrated by the United States, its fragile institutions nurtured with billions of dollars in American aid. But a murky, vicious conflict there has left the Obama administration scrambling to prevent the unraveling of a major American achievement in Africa. Multimedia A Desperate River Crossing A Desperate River Crossing Close Video See More Videos » Related Fear Keeps Thousands of South Sudanese on the Run (January 4, 2014) The Lede: Video and Images of the Crisis in South Sudan (January 3, 2014) With at least 1,000 people killed in fighting between government and...

Vice All News Time04 January 2014 13:53:48


South Sudan opponents agree to talk peace

31 December 2013 16:43:59 WN.com - World News

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — The United States special envoy to South Sudan says the country's warring factions have agreed to...

Vice All News Time31 December 2013 16:43:59


South Sudan: Heavy Fighting in South Sudan Oil State

27 December 2013 21:51:02 AllAfrica News: Latest

[VOA]Kampala -Thousands of people have sought shelter at the United Nations base in Malakal, the capital capital of oil-rich Upper Nile state in South Sudan, and scores have been treated for wounds sustained in four days of heavy fighting in the town, aid agencies and the United Nations said Friday.

Vice All News Time27 December 2013 21:51:02


Fatal Assault and Fears of War as Turmoil Builds in South Sudan

24 December 2013 13:36:02 NYT > Africa

Britain began evacuating its citizens and the United States suspended operations at its Juba embassy as South Sudan’s political crisis worsened on Thursday.        

Vice All News Time24 December 2013 13:36:02