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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15 November 2016

NGOs call Lundin Petroleum investigation an "an exemplary effort to seek accountability for corporate complicity in human rights abuses"

Author: James Ninrew, Victims’ Group Juba(South-Sudan) & Egbert Wesselink, PAX (Netherlands)

"Victims hopeful that Lundin Petroleum will pay its dues"...

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15 November 2016

Swedish prosecutors to question Lundin Petroleum's CEO for company's possible complicity in South-Sudan war crimes; company denies allegations

Swedish prosecutors will question the CEO and chairman of Swedish oil firm Lundin Petroleum about possible crimes against international humanitarian law in Sudan. In response, Lundin Petroleum chairman Ian Lundin has denied the allegations and is ...

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3 November 2016

New tool MONITOR by CIVICUS reveals 3.2 billion people live in countries where civic space is either repressed or closed

Author: Nathalie Risse, IISD

"CIVICUS Launches Civic Freedom Tracker", 27 Oct 2016...

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Report
19 September 2016

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Author: The Sentry (initiative of Enough Project), USA

"The Nexus of Corruption and Conflict in South Sudan"

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19 September 2016

Leaders "fighting over the spoils of a resource-rich state" while millions suffer from hunger

Author: George Clooney & John Prendergast, in The Washington Post

"George Clooney and John Prendergast: War crimes shouldn’t pay in South Sudan"...

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19 September 2016

Report on the link between conflict and corruption in South Sudan

Author: The Sentry (part of Enough Project), USA

"The Nexus of Corruption and Conflict in South Sudan"...

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19 September 2016

South Sudan: Report alleges leaders squandering oil revenue while millions live in abject poverty amidst conflict

A recent report by The Sentry alleges that political and military leaders in South Sudan have been  benefited from resource-related conflict by embezzling oil revenue to secure lavish lifestyles abroad for their families. In the meantime, more than...

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10 September 2016

Canada: Alleged export of military equipment by Streit Security Vehicles to Sudan despite export ban

Author: The Globe and Mail (Canada)

Canadian-owned firm sold armoured vehicles to Sudan despite export ban, 5 September 2010...

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29 August 2016
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17 August 2016

So. Sudan: Fight for control of oil fields fuelling conflict leading to thousands of deaths

Author: Davide Mastracci, in Vice News (Canada)

"South Sudan's ethnic conflict has a whole lot to do with oil"...

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