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South Sudan: Independence Day marred by ongoing war crimes and looming famine

New evidence is emerging of ongoing war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by both government and opposition forces in South Sudan, Amnesty International said as the country marks its third Independence Day on 9 July. On a mission to Juba this month, the organization interviewed internally displaced people who described recent atrocities and an imminent humanitarian crisis. ·        Both sides to the conflict committing war crimes and crimes against humanity

South Sudan: Independence Day marred by ongoing war crimes and looming famine - 8 July 2014

Headline Title:  South Sudan: Independence Day marred by ongoing war crimes and looming famine New evidence is emerging of ongoing war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by both government and opposition forces in South Sudan, Amnesty International said as New evidence is emerging of ongoing war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by both government and opposition forces in South Sudan, Amnesty International said as the country marks its third Independence Day. Media Node:  South Sudan - Juba IDP camp At a Glance:  Both sides to the conflict committing war crimes and crimes against humanityMore than 1 million internally displaced and 400,000 forced to flee the country3.9 million people face an alarming risk of food insecurity as fears of famine loomArms flow into South Sudan as conflict continues  Story Location:  Sudan 10° 2' 58.0308" N, 30° 31' 12.072" E “Both sides in the conflict have demonstrated a near-total disregard for the laws of war, with civilians left paying the price. All sides must immediately cease attacks on civilians. All states must suspend international arms transfers to South Sudan, until there are guarantees they will not be used to commit or facilitate serious abuses.” Source:  Michelle Kagari, Deputy Regional Director for Eastern Africa at Amnesty International Date:  Tue, 08/07/2014 URL:  Three years on, South Sudan is locked in a cycle of violence Description:  Q&A, 8 July 2014 URL:  Truth and debate fall victim to ‘national security’ rhetoric amid South Sudan’s crisis Description:  Blog, 7 July 2014 URL:  South Sudan: Civilians killed and raped as ethnically-motivated violence spirals and famine looms Description:  News story, 8 May 2014 URL:  Nowhere Safe: Civilians Under Attack in South Sudan Description:  Report, 8 May 2014

South Sudan: New interactive conflict map highlights urgent need to protect civilians - 16 May 2014

Headline Title:  South Sudan: New interactive conflict map highlights urgent need to protect civilians   A new interactive map launched by Amnesty International today uses the powerful voices of eyewitnesses and civilians to trace the South Sudan conflict from its origins in Juba in December 2013 up to the present. Media Node:  South Sudan conflict map VIDEO: Nowhere Safe - South Sudan report Story Location:  Sudan 9° 6' 27.0756" N, 28° 15' 24.6096" E “This interactive map tells the story of the conflict through the voices of civilians that Amnesty International staff met while recently on mission in South Sudan ” Source:  Michelle Kagari, Deputy Regional Director at Amnesty International Date:  Fri, 16/05/2014 URL:  Two armies, one duty: All sides must protect civilians in South Sudan’s conflict Description:  Interactive map URL:  Two armies, one duty: All sides must protect civilians in South Sudan’s conflict Description:  Sign the petition URL:  South Sudan: Civilians killed and raped as ethnically-motivated violence spirals and famine looms Description:  News story, 8 May 2014 URL:  Nowhere safe: Civilians under attack in South Sudan Description:  Report, 8 May 2014 URL:  South Sudan: UN report on conflict echoes urgent Amnesty International call for accountability Description:  News story, 8 May 2014

Soudan du Sud. Le rapport de l'ONU sur le conflit fait écho à l'appel urgent lancé par Amnesty International

Après la publication, jeudi 8 mai, par Amnesty International d’un nouveau rapport sur les atrocités commises dans le cadre du conflit au Soudan du Sud, les Nations unies ont rendu public leur propre rapport, qui fait écho aux appels lancés pour demander que les responsables de crimes contre l’humanité, crimes de guerre et autres graves violations des droits humains soient tenus de rendre des comptes. Après la publication, jeudi 8 mai, par Amnesty International d’un nouveau rapport sur les atrocités commises dans le cadre du conflit au Soudan du Sud, les Nations unies ont rendu public leur propr

South Sudan: UN report on conflict echoes urgent Amnesty International call for accountability - 8 May 2014

Headline Title:  South Sudan: UN report on conflict echoes urgent call for accountabi Following today’s publication of new Amnesty International research on horrific atrocities amid the conflict in South Sudan, the United Nations has released its own comprehensive report echoing cal Following today’s publication of new Amnesty International research on horrific atrocities amid the conflict in South Sudan, the United Nations has released its own comprehensive report echoing calls for accountability for all those responsible for crimes against humanity, war crimes and other serious violations. Media Node:  South Sudan UNMISS report VIDEO: Nowhere Safe - South Sudan report Story Location:  Sudan 7° 56' 27.2976" N, 29° 12' 5.976" E “Together, these reports give powerful and resounding evidence showing that urgent action is needed to ensure that all those responsible for atrocities in South Sudan are investigated and brought to justice. The authorities in the world’s youngest country must draw a line in the sand and send a message that such abuses will not be allowed to take place in future. ” Source:  Michelle Kagari, Amnesty International’s Deputy Regional Director for Eastern Africa Date:  Thu, 08/05/2014 URL:  South Sudan: Civilians killed and raped as ethnically-motivated violence spirals and famine looms Description:  News story, 8 May 2014 URL:  South Sudan: Nowhere safe: Civilians under attack in South Sudan Description:  Amnesty International Report, 8 May 2014 URL:  Conflict in South Sudan: A human rights report Description:  UNMISS report, 8 May 2014

South Sudan: Civilians killed and raped as ethnically-motivated violence spirals and famine looms

A new investigation into the conflict in South Sudan has revealed horrific atrocities committed by both parties to the conflict, with ethnically motivated attacks on civilians constituting war crimes and crimes against humanity, Amnesty International said in a report released today.  A new investigation into the conflict in South Sudan has revealed horrific atrocities committed by both parties to the conflict, with ethnically motivated attacks on civilians constituting war crim

جنوب السودان: مقتل واغتصاب مدنيين بينما يتصاعد العنف ويتفاقم خطر المجاعة - 8 May 2014

Headline Title:  جنوب السودان: مقتل واغتصاب مدنيين بينما يتصاعد العنف ويتفاقم خطر المجاعة قالت منظمة العفو الدولية في تقرير صدر اليوم إن تحقيقاً جديداً في الصراع الدائر في جنوب السودان قد كشف عن فظائع مروعة  ارتكبها طرفا الصراع، مع تصاعد الهجمات التي تسته تحقيق جديد في الصراع الدائر في جنوب السودان قد كشف عن فظائع مروعة  ارتكبها طرفا الصراع، مع تصاعد الهجمات التي تستهدف المدنيين بسبب العرق والانتماءات السياسية المتصورة، وبما يشكل جرائم حرب وجرائم ضد الإنسانية Media Node:  South Sudan - mass grave AR Story Location:  Sudan 6° 40' 33.834" N, 30° 41' 44.8836" E “هذا البحث يكشف النقاب عن معاناة لا يمكن تصورها للعديد من المدنيين غير القادرين على الهروب من دوامة متصاعدة من العنف في جنوب السودان. فقد تم ذبح المدنيين في الأماكن عينها حيث التمسوا اللجوء. وتم اغتصاب الأطفال والنساء الحوامل وتصفية المسنين والعجزة بالرصاص في أسرة المستشفيات ” Source:  ميشيل كاغاري، نائبة مدير برنامج أفريقيا في منظمة العفو الدولية Date:  Thu, 08/05/2014 URL:  Nowhere Safe: Civilians Under Attack in South Sudan Description:  Read the full report

جنوب السودان: مقتل واغتصاب مدنيين بينما يتصاعد العنف ويتفاقم خطر المجاعة

قالت منظمة العفو الدولية في تقرير صدر اليوم إن تحقيقاً جديداً في الصراع الدائر في جنوب السودان قد كشف عن فظائع مروعة  ارتكبها طرفا الصراع، مع تصاعد الهجمات التي تستهدف المدنيين بسبب العرق والانتماءات السياسية المتصورة، وبما يشكل جرائم حرب وجرائم ضد الإنسانية قالت منظمة العفو الدولية في تقرير صدر اليوم إن تحقيقاً جديداً في الصراع الدائر في جنوب السودان قد كشف عن فظائع مروعة  ارتكبها طرفا الصراع، مع تصاعد الهجمات التي تسته

Soudan du Sud. Des civils tués et violés sur fond de multiplication des violences et de menace de famine

De nouvelles investigations sur le conflit au Soudan du Sud ont mis en évidence les atrocités dont se sont rendues coupables les deux parties au conflit, qui ont notamment mené des attaques ciblées contre des civils en raison de leur origine ethnique et de leurs affiliations politiques présumées, atrocités qui constituent des crimes de guerre et des crimes contre l’humanité, écrit Amnesty International dans un rapport rendu public jeudi 8 mai. De nouvelles investigations sur le conflit au Soudan du Sud ont mis en évidence les atrocités dont se sont rendues coupables les deux parties au conflit, qui ont notamment mené des attaques ciblées

South Sudan: Civilians killed and raped as ethnically-motivated violence spirals and famine looms - 8 May 2014

Headline Title:  South Sudan: Civilians killed and raped as violence spirals and famine looms A new investigation into the conflict in South Sudan has revealed horrific atrocities committed by both parties to the conflict, with ethnically motivated attacks on civilians constituting war crim A new investigation into the conflict in South Sudan has revealed horrific atrocities committed by both parties to the conflict, with ethnically motivated attacks on civilians constituting war crimes and crimes against humanity. Media Node:  South Sudan - mass grave South Sudan - Malakal damage VIDEO: Nowhere Safe - South Sudan report Story Location:  Sudan 6° 40' 33.834" N, 30° 41' 44.8836" E “This research reveals the unimaginable suffering of many civilians unable to escape the growing spiral of violence in South Sudan. Civilians have been massacred in the very places where they sought refuge. Children and pregnant women have been raped, and old and infirm people shot dead in hospital beds. ” Source:  Michelle Kagari Amnesty International’s Deputy Regional Director for Eastern Africa Date:  Thu, 08/05/2014 URL:  Nowhere Safe: Civilians Under Attack in South Sudan Description:  Read the full report

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