IGAD warns South Sudan over ceasefire violations

IGAD warns South Sudan over ceasefire violations

The violations of South Sudan’s ceasefire agreement, as well as new reports on sexual violence and the recruitment of child soldiers, drew a strongly worded warning Thursday from the regional Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) ministerial council. The ceasefire agreement in the four-year civil war went into effect December 24…

Human Rights Watch releases report on South Sudan

Human Rights Watch releases report on South Sudan

A report released yesterday by Human Rights Watch stated that South Sudanese government forces and allied fighter have been carrying out scores of killings, rapes and widespread bringing and pillaging of civilian property in a military offensive in Unity State. These acts have caused forced displacement of those living in…