Kenya and South Sudan must reveal fate and whereabouts of two abducted South Sudanese – UN expert group

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GENEVA, February 17, 2017(Nyamilepedia) – A United Nations expert group on enforced disappearances* has called on the governments of Kenya and South Sudan to reveal the fate of two South Sudanese men who were abducted in Kenya last month. There has been no word of the men – Dong Samuel Luak, a human rights activist from South Sudan who had been […]

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AU, IGAD, JMEC and UN Resolved To Absorb Machar’s Faction And Support Kiir’s National Dialogue!

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JOINT PRESS STATEMENT BY THE AU, IGAD AND THE UN – CONSULTATIONS ON SOUTH SUDAN, Jan 30, 2017(Nyamilepedia) —— The African Union (AU), the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), and the United Nations (UN) held a joint consultative meeting on South Sudan on January 29, 2017 on the margins of the African Union 28th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of […]

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UN Rights Experts Say International Community Has “Obligation” to Prevent ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ in South Sudan

December 16, 2016(Nyamilepedia) ------ According to new figures released by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), some 1,300 children were recruited by armed forces and armed groups in 2016, bringing the total number of children used in conflict since 2013 to more than 17,000.“Since the first day of this conflict, children have been the ones most devastatingly affected by the violations,” said Leila Gharagozloo-Pakkala, UNICEF’s Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa.

December 15, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– According to Press release extended to Nyamilepedia  “many of the warning signals of impending genocide” are already present in South Sudan amid a “mind boggling” scale of rape of women and girls, a team of United Nations human rights experts said calling on the international community to take immediate action to avert mass bloodshed. [ad name=”Google […]

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Expert Calls For Placing South Sudan Under UN and AU Administration For Years

South Sudanese leaders, Dr. Riek Machar Teny and Salva Kiir Mayardiit, file.

Dec 3, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— A new report released by the Council on Foreign Relations, published on 28 November 2016, titled “Ending South Sudan’s Civil War” by Katherine Almquist Knopf, director, Africa Center for Strategic Studies, National Defense University calls for the Republic of South Sudan to be placed under international transitional administration. The author, Katherine Almquist Knopf, argues that the only […]

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Remarks at a UN Security Council Meeting on the Situation in South Sudan

Samantha Powers, US ambassador to the United Nations is one of the co-chair of the diplomats visiting Juba on humanitarian ground, Sept 2, 2016(Photo: file)

By Ambassador Samantha Power U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City AS DELIVERED Nov 18, 2016(Nyamilepedia) ——- Thank you, Mr. President. Let me start by paying tribute to Special Representative Loj for your briefing, but above all for your more than two years of service in one of the most difficult […]

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UN Promises To Put Measures In Place To Improve UN Mission’s Ability To Protect Civilians in South Sudan

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon gestures while speaking during a press conference after a session of the United Nations Human Rights Council on March 1, 2013 in Geneva. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI

JUBA, South Sudan. Nov 2, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —-– On November 01, Alarmed by the “serious shortcomings” uncovered by an independent investigation into the response of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) after deadly violence erupted in and around its premises in Juba this past July, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will introduce a raft of measures for the Mission to better protect civilians […]

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Head of UN Mission in South Sudan Steps Down in November

Weekly press briefing conducted by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan [UNMISS], with Ellen Loej, Special Representative of the Secretary-General in South Sudan and Head of UNMISS(Photo credits: UNMISS/JC McIlwaine)

Juba, South Sudan. 23 October 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– Ellen Margrethe Løj, the head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, has informed the Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, that she will step down as soons as her terms comes to an end in November, two years of leading the Mission in a war-torn South Sudan. Ms. Løj was appointed by the Secretary-General as […]

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UN New York High Level Team visits Juba Central Prison Vocation Training centre

Mr Robert Pulver and Ms Helen with DG Prisons at the VTC in Juba(Photo Credits: Nyamilepedia)

JUBA, South Sudan. Oct 04, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —-– The UN High Level Team from UN Headquarters New York accompanied by the UNMISS visitation to the National Prisons Service Vocational Training Centre in Juba Central Prison on Friday. The team was briefed by the Director General of Prisons, Gen Henry Aguar and Deputy Director General Service Lt Gen Sameer Sulieman. “The main […]

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HRW Says Army Operating ‘illegal’ Detention Sites in Nimule, Eastern Equatoria

A Prison Warden standing at the gate of Torit, Eastern Equatoria Prison. (Photo/Nyamilepedia)

JUBA, South Sudan. Sept 27, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- “Military forces arrested at least 11 civilians in the town of Nimule, in Eastern Equatoria, and surrounding villages, and subjected them to weeks or months of harsh military detention in the Nimule army barracks in late 2014 or 2015,” said a report released yesterday by Human Rights Watch (HRW), which sent an investigator to speak with former […]

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UN Panel: South Sudan’s July Fighting Was Well Planned By The Chief of Army And President Kiir

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UN panel blames South Sudan leaders for Juba violence United Nations Sept 9, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- A UN panel of experts has concluded that heavy fighting that engulfed South Sudan’s capital Juba in July, forcing vice president and ex-rebel leader Riek Machar to flee, was “directed by the highest level” of the country’s military. The confidential report seen by AFP on […]

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