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South Sudan in Focus

Voa News 23 Feb 2021
... league gives hope to young women across South Sudan.
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Watchdog: South Sudan Government Spying on Journalists, Rights Defenders

Voa News 04 Feb 2021
A top South Sudan official denies his government spies on its citizens, dismissing a new Amnesty International report that says otherwise ... I don’t know what’s particular about South Sudan that the so-called human rights organizations decide to write and say we are curtailing freedom of expression.”.
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State surveillance rife in South Sudan, Amnesty finds

Mail Guardian South Africa 03 Feb 2021
A former employee of Vivacell, a Lebanese company that operated in South Sudan until March 2018, said that the government required all telecommunication companies operational in South Sudan to pay Verint Systems, the Israeli subsidiary of the US Verint Systems, for technology that gives the NSS direct access to its services.
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South Sudan: Rampant abusive surveillance by NSS instils climate of fear

Amnesty 02 Feb 2021
Since South Sudan’s independence in July 2011, freedom of expression has been severely restricted, and the country is considered by the United Nations Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan as one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a journalist ... "These Walls Have Ears” – The Chilling Effect of Surveillance in South Sudan.
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South Sudan: "These walls have ears": The chilling effect of surveillance in South Sudan

Amnesty 02 Feb 2021
South Sudan’s legal framework governing surveillance does not meet the principles of non-arbitrariness, legality, necessity, legitimacy and proportionality for surveillance to be a legitimate law enforcement tool and to not interfere with the right to privacy.
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South Sudan: UN rights commission welcomes ‘first steps’ towards transitional justice institutions

United Nations 01 Feb 2021
... Chair of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan, said on Monday ... The Commission further welcomed a statement by the Chairperson of the AU Commission, Moussa Faki, expressing his support to the Government and people of South Sudan in their quest for peace and security.
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India’s rank slips to 86th in corruption perception index 2020

Indian Express 28 Jan 2021
Somalia and South Sudan were ranked lowest at 179th position with scores of 12. 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram ... For all the latest India News, download Indian Express App ... Best of Express ... Express Group. The Indian Express ... Copyright © 2021 The Indian Express [P] Ltd.
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357,450 S.Sudanese refugees return home in 3 yrs: UNHCR

The Siasat Daily 22 Jan 2021
According to the UNHCR and South Sudan’s Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (RRC) monthly update for December 2020 issued on Thursday, some 236,764 refugees out of the figure returned following signing of the revitalized peace agreement in October 2018, reports Xinhua news agency.
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South Sudan: South Sudan 'Ready to Mediate Between Sudan, Ethiopia' to End Border Conflict

All Africa 18 Jan 2021
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has expressed readiness to mediate between Sudan and Ethiopia to end their border conflict, said Sudan's Sovereign Council on Thursday ....
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South Sudan says ready to mediate between Sudan, Ethiopia to end border conflict

Sina 14 Jan 2021
14 (Xinhua) -- South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has expressed readiness to mediate between Sudan and Ethiopia to end their border conflict, said Sudan's Sovereign Council on Thursday. Chairman of Sudan's Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan on Thursday met with ...
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Pope offers X-mas messages for Lebanon, South Sudan

The News International 25 Dec 2020
VATICAN CITY. Pope Francis expressed his desire to visit crisis-hit Lebanon and urged political leaders in South Sudan to continue working for peace in Christmas Eve messages ... .
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Lockdown Christmas: Millions forced to cancel plans, limit festivities this year

Live Mint 25 Dec 2020
In Christmas Eve messages earlier Thursday, the Pope expressed his desire to visit crisis-hit Lebanon and urged political leaders in South Sudan to continue working for peace.
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