Rights Organizations Reject Redeployment of Kenyan Troops Back to South Sudan

President Uhuru Kenyatta inspecting the KDF, a call that worries Kenyan Opposition as Mr. Uhuru may try to stay in power by force like his counterparts(Photo: file)

Press Release; March 29, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– The South Sudan International Advocacy for Human Right, Global Partnership for Peace in South Sudan, Nile Peace Development Relief Agency of South Sudan and Alliance for South Sudan are here by strongly rejecting the call on January 31, 2017 by UN Secretary General and Kenyan President to reaffirm their commitment in order to redeploy […]

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IGAD HAS FAILED TO ADDRESS THE ROOT CAUSES OF THE CONFLICT IN SOUTH SUDAN:

SPLM-TZ

To: IGAD Heads of State and government March 29, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— The office of the SPLM IO Deputy Representative to the United Republic of Tanzania condemns in the strongest terms possible the decision taken by the IGAD heads of state and government in its 30th Extra-ordinary summit on South Sudan held on the 25th March 2017 in the Kenyan capital […]

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JOINT LOCAL STATEMENT ON THE KILLING OF AID WORKERS IN SOUTH SUDAN

Members of the united nations security council in a past meeting(Photo: file)

March 29, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– The European Union Delegation, the Heads of Mission of Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Sweden, The United Kingdom, and the Heads of Mission of Canada, China, Japan, Norway, Switzerland and the United States issue the following statement in South Sudan: The Heads of Mission strongly condemn and deplore the reprehensible killing of six aid workers […]

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South Sudan: Save the Children’s Country Director Condemns Killing of Humanitarian Workers

Peter Walsh, Save the Children’s Country Director in South Sudan(Photo: file)

March 29, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— In response to the recent and tragic killing of six aid workers in South Sudan, Peter Walsh, Save the Children’s Country Director in South Sudan, said: “Save the Children strongly condemns the killing of six aid workers over the weekend, one of whom worked for a Save the Children-partner organisation, which provides critical child protection to […]

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New Zealand: SPLM/A Representative Condemns IGAD For Taking Side in South Sudan Conflict

IGAD leaders during their last meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, March 2017(Photo: file)

Press Statement, By Gatluak Pal Chuol SPLM/A-IO Representative to New Zealand, March 28, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— The office of the Representative of the SPLM/A-IO to New Zealand has strongly condemned the position of IGAD 30th Extra-ordinary Summit of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government held on March 25, 2017 in Nairobi, Kenya. The Nairobi Communique of the Summit of […]

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Breaking News: South Sudan government forces killed Two Men of God in Greater Mundri Counties.

Bishops helping President Salva Kiir sins he has done while fighting continued in Ayod County, Yuai and Torit(Photo: file)

          March 28, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– The South Sudan government army currently residing in Lui Secondary School, went to Miri Mudududu Sub Parish and killed the Lay reader of Episcopal Church of South Sudan Diocese of Lui Simon Tata Wilson Wuye, whom they found cleaning the Church compound in preparation for Sunday Service. Another group of the […]

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JMEC condemns the killing of aid workers and calls for a thorough, independent investigation into the attack

JMEC Chairman, Festus Mogae meets Salva Kiir at his Palace(Photo: JMEC)

By Mohamed Adow, Juba, South Sudan March 28, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– The Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) is outraged and deeply saddened by the killing of six humanitarian workers on Saturday March 25 2017 and would like to present its deepest condolences to the families of those killed in the attack. “JMEC strongly condemns the killings of the innocent humanitarian […]

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INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FOR AFRIAC WELCOMES TO THE EXPANDS MANDATE OF SOUTH SUDAN RIGHTS MONITORING BODY

A hut were civilians tired with ropes and burned inside by government soldiers in Yei River County(Photo: supplied)

26th March, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– The International Youth for Africa (IYA) welcomes the expansion of South Sudan Human Rights Monitoring body by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). On Friday the UNHRC expanded the mandate of a three-member monitoring and advisory body on transitional justice and accountability issues in South Sudan and ordered to provide its findings also to the African […]

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Foreign Secretary Statement at the UN Security Council briefing on South Sudan

Members of the united nations security council in a past meeting(Photo: file)

March 25, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —– As we sit safely in this Council Chamber, villages in South Sudan are being raided and plundered and set ablaze. Thousands of men, women and children are being driven from their homes, separated from their families and forced to endure terror and hunger as they seek safety in squalid camps. The toll of suffering in South […]

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A Countryman between Two Lawyers is Like a Fish between Two Cats: assessing the role of lawyers in South Sudan crises

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir says "Inu I am South Sudan" in Arabic in this cartoon by Sudanese cartoonist Khalid Albaih(Photo credits: Khalid A.)

By Daniel Juol Nhomngek, Lawyer, Kampala Uganda March 25, 2017(Nyamilepedia) ——- I have taken the above quote that “a countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats” from Benjamin Franklin. In fact, before I assess the role of lawyers in the South Sudan crises based on this quote, I would like to ask my readers to persevere […]

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