Monthly Archives: April 2014

UN Ignores South Sudan Camp Crisis, Charity Says

By RICK GLADSTONE, NYT April 09, 2014 (UN) — The United Nations peacekeeping operation in South Sudan was severely criticized on Wednesday by Doctors Without Borders, the emergency medical charity, over what it called a shameful indifference to the squalid living conditions of 21,000 displaced people forced to shelter in a flooded portion of a peacekeeping base in the capital,

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Civilians at UN base speak: ‘Our people got sick because of the water’

April 09, 2014 (Nyamilepedia) — About 21,000 people are protected by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) at its Tongping base in Juba, the capital of South Sudan. The people living at the base say that there are not enough latrines, their tents have been flooded, and people are suffering from diarrhea, vomiting, malaria and other illnesses. MSF,

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UNMISS is only optional for civilians protection in south Sudan

UNCHR Canada Calgary Chapter Associate Executive Officer: Rada Krnjaja-Howe By Lam Jok Wai Wuor April 09, 2014 (Nyamilepedia) — The purpose of this letter is to address the recent misuse of the name of the South Sudanese Association in Calgary in an unsanctioned March 24, 2014 rally in downtown Calgary. This rally was against the UNMISS operations in South Sudan.

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Salva Kiir: On his way out?

The African Confidential, Salva Kiir Mayardiit April 09, 2014 (AC) — US President Barack Obama was among the first world leaders to congratulate South Sudan on the signing of a cessation of hostilities agreement in January, which he described as “a critical first step toward building a lasting peace”. Now, South Sudan’s leaders need to work to fully and immediately

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S. Sudan warns of “unusual movement” of Sudanese army in border areas

April 8, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan said on Tuesday that it had received reports of “unusual movement” by troops from neighbouring Sudan in border areas separating the two countries, warning that such activities undermine regional stability and efforts to improve bilateral relations between the two countries Authorities have condemned the incursion in the strongest possible terms, accusing Sudan of

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Rebel Spokesman: Kiir Presiding over Faltering Regime

By Lul Koang April 8, 2014 (Nyamilepedia) —  President Salva Kiir did the expected by recognising the Rwandan Genocide, and was in fact among regional and world leaders who had turned up to attend the 20th Anniversary in Kigali. However, in a move that had clearly boggled the minds of the people of South Sudan and sharply contradicted international norms and

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