UN Security Council Should Renew South Sudan Arms Embargo

Expand FILE: Opposition soldiers chant “Viva IO”, meaning “long live the opposition”, during a visit in August 2019 by a ceasefire monitoring team, at an opposition military camp near the town of Nimule in Eastern Equatoria state, South Sudan.  © AP Photo/Sam Mednick The United Nations Security Council should prioritize the protection of civilians in […]

South Sudan Has 100 More Days to Transition to New Government

Expand (From L to R) Former Vice President of South Sudan Riek Machar, Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir, Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni, South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir, and Uganda’s Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa pose for a photograph as they meet at State House in Entebbe, Uganda, July 7, 2018. © 2018 AP Photo/Stephen Wandera, File […]

South Sudan’s Cynical Bid to Block War Crimes Court

Expand A soldier walks past women carrying their belongings near Benitu, northern South Sudan, February 11, 2017.  REUTERS/Siegfried Modola Efforts to ensure justice for victims of widespread atrocity crimes committed during South Sudan’s civil war hit a low point this week with news that the government has hired US-based lobbyists with the express purpose of […]