News and Reports

August 4, 2018

Equatorians express serious concerns about Khartoum led IGAD Process

Press Release Date: 4 August 2018 Equatorian Leaders in the Diaspora express serious concerns about the IGAD- led peace talks on South Sudan being held in Khartoum The Equatorian community leaders in the Diaspora representing over 30 (thirty) South Sudanese tribes/ethnic groups, are seriously concerned about the direction of IGAD-led peace talks currently underway in

August 3, 2018

The SSOA and SPLM-FDs will not sign the Khartoum agreement

Press Statement Joint Press Statement by SSOA and SPLM-FDs 3 August 2018 Since the “Agreement on Outstanding Issues of Governance” was initialed principally by the SPLM-IG and SPLM-IO on the 25th of July, SSOA and SPLM-FDs delegations have been engaging the Mediation on the possibility of making some changes that will make it possible for

August 2, 2018

JMEC Finally Admits that SPLA is a Tribal Army!

August 01, 2018, Juba regime is a tribal army Click here to see CTSAMM Violation Reports JUBA – The JMEC has accused the South Sudan army of being a tribal rather than a national army in a report it released yesterday saying lack of discipline among the SPLA and armed opposition groups is uncontrollably ruining lives

July 12, 2018

Response of Civil Society to Post-Entebbe Draft on Outstanding Issues of Responsibility Sharing

SOUTH SUDAN CIVIL SOCIETY FORUM  Khartoum, Sudan July 11, 2018 Click to Download the SSCSF Response in PDF Excellency Dr. Al-Dirdiri Mohamed Ahmed, Minister Of Foreign Affairs, Republic Of Sudan. Your Excellency, Thank you for the briefing last night. Though we would have appreciated an opportunity to pose some lingering questions that we have about

July 10, 2018

South Sudan atrocities may constitute war crimes, UN says

9 July 2018 UN Human Rights monitors have documented what appear to be deliberate, ruthless and brutally violent attacks on civilians, particularly against women and children, by Government and aligned forces, as well as armed youth in parts of Unity State in South Sudan. Full report (PDF) A report issued Tuesday documents acts that constitute

May 2, 2018

South Sudan: Reveal Fate and Whereabouts of 2 Men

02 May 2018 (Nairobi) – Delays in peace talks originally scheduled for April 26, 2018, should not excuse ongoing detentions and inaction on enforced disappearances, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said today. South Sudan’s leaders should act immediately to impartially investigate the enforced disappearances of two men, and release or charge everyone in their

April 18, 2018

South Sudan Government Execute Civilians and Burned Houses In Parjok

On Monday 3 April 2017 President Kiir’s Militia attacked Parjok/Pajok town, in Imatong state, Eastern Equatoria. They raped civilians, carried out public executions and burned houses. Below is an unedited text message from an eyewitness: START TEXT MESSAGE Dead brother slaughtered like chicken. I thought I lost three of my family members but now still

April 18, 2018

AU to establish Hybrid Court for South Sudan Crimes

Ambassador Adeoye makes strongest hint yet on the establishment of the Hybrid Court to try crimes committed during the South Sudan crisis.    

April 16, 2018

European Union council adopts conclusions South Sudan

On 16 April 2018, the Council adopted conclusions on South Sudan. The conclusions note that2018 is a critical year for securing peace in South Sudan, as the term of the transitional government of National Unity as set out in the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan (ARCSS) comes to an end.

February 18, 2018

South Sudan Activist Criticizes Comments by Peace Monitor 

WASHINGTON — 18 February 2017 The head of the organization monitoring South Sudan’s shaky 2015 peace deal has sparked controversy by saying rebels who fought the administration of President Salva Kiir should return to Juba, South Sudan. Former Botswana president Festus Mogae chairs the Joint Evaluation and Monitoring Commission, or JMEC, which oversees the deal