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March 30, 2019

Ethnocide and South Sudan Never Ending War

Abstract This working paper documents the strategy of the Dinka-led government of South Sudan to achieve dominance over the state’s instruments of power and claim the land of non-Dinka peoples. The findings are the outcome of extended ethnographic fieldwork in war-affected regions of South Sudan. This strategy, years in the making, began with the destabilisation

December 23, 2018

UPDM End of Year Open Letter to IGAD

24 December 2018 Download Message in PDF The on-going violations of the peace agreement have dampened expectations for what the New Year holds for the people and the country. Nevertheless, we appreciate the constructive approach that the international community has taken to end the crisis and critically, the recognition by the TROIKA that the revitalised

December 17, 2018

UPDM Calls Attention to the Continued Devastating Conflict in South Sudan Five Years Down the line And Appeals for Urgent Action.

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 17 December 2018 Download Press Release in PDF Today, the fifth anniversary of the senseless conflict in South Sudan, UPDM appeals to world leaders to stand up for the 7.1 million South Sudanese[1], mostly women and children, living under fear, despair and hopelessness. As the injustice, brutality and violence against

August 2, 2018

Khartoum military mediation: a terms of surrender not a peace agreement.

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  02 August 2018 Download Statement in PDF In May 2014, President Salva Kiir claimed that he and former Vice President Dr Riek Machar signed a peace agreement in Addis Ababa under duress. He was threatened with imprisonment if he failed to sign the then proposed peace deal.  Four years on,