THE WAY FORWARD FOR PEACE, RECONCILIATION AND JUSTICE IN SOUTH SUDAN: VIEWS OF GRASSROOTS COMMUNITIES AND CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS

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CIVIL SOCIETY PAPER NO. 1 OF 2017 PAGAK TOWN, SOUTH SUDAN By Biel Boutros Biel, June 26th, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— In June 2017, more than 70 representatives of different civil society, women, community leaders and faith-based organisations came together in a series of workshops and community dialogues held in Pagak Town in South Sudan. Despite the challenges faced, the workshops and community […]

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South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir asks his country for “forgiveness”

President Salva Kiir whips during a funeral of one of his officials in Juba, South Sudan

December 15th, 2016(Nyamilepedia) – The embattled South Sudanese president Salva Kiir has called on his fellow country men to forgive him for all his wrong doings and any mistakes that he has committed as civil war rages on through the young nation with no end in sight. ”I’m asking you, the people of South Sudan to forgive me for any […]

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Civil Societies calls on AU Commission on the way forward for the Hybrid Court for South Sudan

H.E Mme. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zima, African Union Commission Chairperson (Credited: Peace.au.org)

Nov 02, 2016 (Nyamilepedia) —  Thirty four South Sudanese and international non-governmental organizations have submitted their opened letter to H.E Mme. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zima, African Union Commission Chairperson on Tuesday in Juba. The opened letter with four pages in length seen by Nyamilepedia press states; “we, Civil Societies write to share our thoughts with you on the way forward for the Hybrid […]

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Rights Agencies: Continued Fighting In South Sudan Must Not Derail Hybrid Court To Try War Crimes

Proposed Hybrid Court for South Sudan (HCSS)

October 14, 2016(Nyamilepedia) ——  JUBA — Continued fighting in South Sudan must not derail justice for crimes committed during the deadly conflict that began in December 2013, said Amnesty International and FIDH in a joint briefing published on Wednesday October 12. The organizations are calling on the African Union (AU) Commission and the South Sudan government to urgently establish the […]

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The SPLM/A-IO Can’t Avoid Confrontations Since The SPLM/A-IG Can’t Avoid Provocations

Sirir Gabrial holding a camera video(Photo: file/Nyamilepedia)

By Chuar Juet Jock, April 13, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- What are the reasons behind the detention of SPLM-IO media team? Were they behaving recklessly and provoking security problems? Were they authorized by the SPLM/A-IO leadership to carry out the media coverage for reception of IO leadership? If so, and then why the SPLM/-IO leadership is tight-lipped on the incident since yesterday, […]

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The Effects Of Civil War On Women And Girls: The Plight Of South Sudanese Women

Members of Eastern Jikany Nuer in IDPs camps in Juba–Protection of Civilians (PoC) camps (Photo: supplied)

By Rebecca Andrew Kong,  March 08, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- The conflict erupted in South Sudan in December 2013 due to the infighting between the government troops which has disproportionately affected women and girls in most areas in the country. The internal conflict has been the fiercest the young nation has ever known ever in its history. It has caused a huge […]

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Salva Kiir’s Regime Buries SPLM/SPLA Hero Against His Will As His Family Calls For Respect For The Dead!

A burial ground prepared by the family, friends and relatives of Gen. Lual Ding in Ariath, his hometown, for a burial that is not likely(Photo: supplied)

Feb 18, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- Family, relatives and friends of SPLM/SPLA veteran, late Lt. General Lual Diing Wol, strongly condemn Salva Kiir’s government for politicizing the burial of their son against his will. Gen. Lual Ding Wol, who died of stroke in exile last week, will now be buried in Juba according to controversial arrangements by the current regime; however, his family […]

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Government Forces Violate Ceasefire And Commit Gross Human Rights Violations In Mundri Of WES

An armed youth from local defense force known as Arrow Boys on guard in Western Equatoria state n [Simona Foltyn/Al Jazeera]

Feb 07, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– SPLM/A (In-Opposition) hereby condemns in the strongest terms possible the actions of the Government of South Sudan Army in Greater Mundri area i.e. Mundri East, Mundri West and Mvolo. The latest of these violations and abuses occurred in Mundri East yesterday, 6th February, 2016. On that day, six young men were arrested by the contingent of […]

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South Sudan: The Debate Of The 28 States By Parliament Is a Sub Judice, Violation Of The Constitution And Independence of Judiciary

Dong Samuel Luak, author (photo credits: supplied)

By Dong Samuel Luak, Nov  18, 2015(Nyamilepedia) —- Article 124(5) of the transitional Constitution of South Sudan 2011 states the executive and legislative organs at all levels of government shall up hold, promote and respect the independence of the Judiciary. The President of South Sudan Salva Kiir Mayardit on 2nd October 2015 issued a presidential decree establishing 28 states, which […]

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South Sudan Expels Peace and Research Expert, Dr. Luka Biong Deng!

Hon. Luka Biong is the director of the Centre for Peace and Development Studies at the University of Juba.(Photo: file)

Oct 21, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — Latest reports from South Sudan’s capital, Juba, confirmed the expulsion of Dr. Luka Biong Deng (DPhil), the Director of Centre for Peace and Development Studies at the University of Juba, South Sudan. Last week, the center for peace organized a well attended lecture at the University of Juba on the legality and constitutionality of the Republican […]

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