South Sudan

South Sudan became independent of Sudan on 9 July 2011.  For all materials about this territory before its independence, please see our section on Sudan.

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10 September 2018

So. Sudan: Local leader urges govt. & oil companies to consider precautionary measures to minimise health & environmental effects of possible oil spillage

Author: Radio Tamazuj (So. Sudan)

"Ruweng authorities concerned about oil pollution, as oil production resumes"...

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28 August 2018
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Author: Walid Kéfi, Agence Ecofin (Suisse)

"Changements climatiques : l’Afrique paiera au prix fort la dette des pays industrialisés", 24août 2018...

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17 July 2018

So. Sudan: Parliament probes oil pollution that has allegedly displaced 500,000 people

Author: Joseph Oduha, The EastAfrican (Kenya)

"South Sudan minister summoned over oil pollution"...

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4 July 2018

So. Sudan: Locals express concern over health risks from oil-related pollution; urge govt. to intervene

Author: Joseph Oduha, The EastAfrican (Kenya)

"Concern over oil pollution in South Sudan"...

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22 March 2018

US imposes sanctions on 15 oil firms allegedly complicit in South Sudan conflict

Author: Lesley Wroughton & Timothy Gardner, Reuters

"U.S. targets South Sudan oil firms with sanctions to choke off war funds"...

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Report
5 January 2018

Front Line Defenders report highlights killings of 312 human rights defenders in 2017, underlining the role of business

Author: Front Line Defenders (Ireland)

"Annual Report on Human Rights Defenders at Risk 2017", 3 Jan 2018...

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2 January 2018

Construction and mining magnates among 52 individuals and entities sanctioned by US Govt. over corruption and human rights abuses

Sanctions are part of the implementation of the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act passed in 2016.

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2 January 2018

US imposes sanctions against Dan Gertle & 18 other businessmen under First Global Magnitsky Act for complicity in human rights violations

The US  has announced sanctions against 52 people and entities from around the world over alleged human rights abuses and corruption. This includes Israeli billionaire Gertler over Congo deals and Benjamin Bol Mel of South Sudan. Announcing the...

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19 December 2017
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Author: Maxime Hanssen, Acteurs de l'économie- La Tribune (France)

« Réfugiés et entreprises, l'aubaine », 18 décembre 2017...

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2 October 2017

Amnesty Int'l report alleges UK-registered S-Profit complicit in illicit arms trade to war-torn So. Sudan

Amnesty International's report has alleged that UK-registered S-Profit acted as an intermediary in huge prospective arms deals to war-torn South Sudan. The company has denied the allegations thanks to regulatory gaps which are making the UK a hotspot...

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