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South Sudan

Thousands of people fled fighting and sought refuge in neighbouring countries. Fighting between ethnic groups, clans and sub-clans surged across the country and sporadic clashes between parties to the armed conflict continued, mainly in the south. All parties to the conflict perpetrated serious...
Africa Censorship and Freedom of Expression

South Sudan: UN Human Rights Council should extend the mandate of the CHRSS and protect the documentation of evidence related to human rights violations.

Amnesty International is concerned by the Government of South Sudan’s calls at the ongoing 55th session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) for the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan (CHRSS) to share evidence and names of individuals and entities accused of human rights violations in the...
Africa Armed Conflict

South Sudan: Revise National Security Service Bill

Parliament Should Strengthen Oversight; Further Limit Broad, Unqualified Powers South Sudan’s parliament should revise the pending National Security Service Amendment Bill to bring an end to the agency’s arbitrary arrests and other abusive practices, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch...