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

Gen. Paul Malong Awan, the army chief of general staffs posts for a photo......

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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UN Human Rights Arm Welcomes France’s Court Ruling To Suspend Seaside Ban On Burkini

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein.....

  September 03, 2016(Nyamilepedia) ——  The United Nations human rights wing today welcomed last Friday’s decision by France’s highest administrative court to suspend the ban on “inappropriate” beachwear, which was adopted by a seaside town and had been widely interpreted as targeting the burkini and other forms of dress worn by Muslim women. “We call on the authorities in all the […]

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‘Sudan To Drop Charges Carrying Death Penalty Against Six Human Rights Activists’ – UN Experts Urges

UN Security Council is expected to meet on South Sudan on Friday(Photo: UNSC)

September 01, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— A group of United Nations human rights experts today urged the Sudanese authorities to drop charges – which carry the death penalty – brought against six human rights activists in the country. “The charges brought against them appear to be directly linked to their work in the defence of human rights, while exercising their rights to […]

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Some 60,000 Flee Recent South Sudan Violence, Bringing Exodus To 900,000 Since 2013 – UN

Refugees from South Sudan arrive in Elegu, northern Uganda

August 27, 2016(Nyamilepedia) ——  Some 60,000 people have fled South Sudan’s recent violence in the capital city of Juba, bringing the overall number of South Sudanese refugees in neighboring countries since December 2013 to nearly 900,000, the United Nations refugee agency said today. Refugee flows from South Sudan into Uganda have doubled in the past ten days, bringing the total […]

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Ban Names Retired Dutch General To Lead Probe Into South Sudan Violence

Photo: UNMISS/Eric Kanalstein UN Daily News - 2 - UN News Centre • www.un.org/news UN

August 25, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— Daily News-– United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Major General (retired) Patrick Cammaert of the Netherlands to lead an independent special investigation into the violence in South Sudan’s capital, Juba, in July 2016, and the response of the UN mission in the country (UNMISS). According to a statement issued by Mr. Ban’s office, the investigation […]

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Secretary Kerry announced nearly $138 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help the South Sudanese people

US Secretary of states, John Kerry who is visiting East African region, has announced $5 US dollar to be used to establish a hybrid court for South Sudan's conflict trials ...

WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, August 22, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —- Secretary Kerry announced nearly $138 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help the South Sudanese people, who have suffered through almost three years of senseless, brutal fighting. He made the announcement following today’s meeting with regional foreign ministers in Nairobi. Food security conditions are at their worst since South Sudan […]

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Press Statement by Toby Lanzer United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Sahel

UNMISS Humanitarian Coordinator Toby Lanzer visits Bentiu IDP Camp with Dutch and British Ambassadors.(Photo: UN/JC McIlwaine)

I was honoured to be in Bama with His Excellency Governor Kashim Shettima with whom we marked World Humanitarian Day on Friday 19 August GENEVA, Switzerland, August 22, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– “I have just concluded my fifth visit to rural parts of Nigeria’s north-east and for the second time was able to witness the situation in one of the most destroyed […]

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Draft Proposal: United Nations To Establish a New Government – United Nations Transition Authority – In South Sudan

South Sudan leaders threatens to shoot down uncleared aircraft within South Sudan airspace(Photo: file)

August 7, 2016(Nyamilepedia) ——- A draft document circulated by South Sudan Reborn alleges that the United Nations, in consultation and agreement with the African Union and the IGAD region shall establish a temporary United Nations Transitional Authority (“UNTA) in South Sudan to stabilize the country. The draft document alleges that the UNTA shall enforce basic tenants of the 2015 Agreement […]

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FULL STATEMENT: UN SECRETARY-GENERAL WELCOMES IGAD PLUS AGREEMENT ON PROTECTION FORCE

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

By The SPOKESPERSON OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE UN New York, 7 August 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– The Secretary-General welcomes the communique of the Heads of State and Government of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Plus countries. He commends the IGAD leaders for their decisive action and welcomes the Government of South Sudan’s acceptance of a regional protection force. He calls […]

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Report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the Assessment mission by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to improve human rights, accountability, reconciliation and capacity in South Sudan (A/HRC/31/49)

Leer, the home town of Dr. Riek Machar in Unity State, South Sudan, which government troops burned to ashes after the governement soldier attacked and burned it down, which resulted in many civilian casualties. Like in Leer the government troops are restricting humanitarian access in Guit and Koch, which they recent attacked and temporarily occupied(Photo: supplied)

South Sudan: UN report contains “searing” account of killings, rapes and destruction Originally published on 11 March 2016, Geneva, August 06, 2016(Nyamilepedia) -– A new report on South Sudan published Friday by the UN Human Rights Office describes “in searing detail” a multitude of horrendous human rights violations, including a Government-operated “scorched earth policy,” and deliberate targeting of civilians for […]

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