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23 Jul 2017 description
Thousands of South Sudanese women and girls, and some men, who have been raped in ethnically-charged sexual attacks in the ongoing conflict are battling mental distress and stigma with nowhere to turn for help, Amnesty says.
04 Jul 2017 description
Hundreds of thousands of people have fled the region over the past year, creating ongoing crises, starvation and fear, according to Amnesty International.
24 Oct 2016 description
A new Amnesty report highlights the crimes under international law committed by government forces, as well as the UN’s disappointing and inadequate response.
16 Aug 2016 description
Renewed violence underscores the urgency of bringing to account those responsible for crimes under international law committed during South Sudan’s armed conflict, said Amnesty International and FIDH.
28 Jul 2016 description
A new report by Amnesty International reveals the true horror suffered by civilians in Leer County, Unity State, between August and December 2015.
12 Jul 2016 description
Amnesty urges the African Union, ahead of its 27th summit, to address the growing repression of dissent, attacks on civil society, human rights defenders and political opponents.
06 Jul 2016 description
Amnesty documented the psychological impact of mass killings, rape, torture, abductions, and a case of forced cannibalism on the survivors and witnesses of these crimes.
08 May 2014 description
Horrific atrocities have been committed by both parties to the conflict, with ethnically motivated attacks on civilians constituting war crimes and crimes against humanity, Amnesty says.
07 Jun 2012 description
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE UN Security Council: Urgent action needed to end Sudan’s humanitarian disaster The UN Security Council must fulfil its duty to protect civilians in Sudan and take immediate action to halt the military’s indiscriminate airstrikes, Amnesty International said...
20 Dec 2011 description
South Sudan/Sudan: UN must step up security efforts to allow civilians displaced from Abyei to return The United Nations must step up efforts to provide the security required for tens of thousands of civilians stranded in makeshift camps in South Sudan to return to their homes after fleeing...