Monthly Archives: April 2014

U.S. Condemns Attacks in South Sudan

Press Statement Marie Harf Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 17, 2014 April 17, 2014(Washington, DC) — The United States strongly condemns the attack on the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) compound in Bor today by armed individuals that resulted in dozens of civilian casualties. We reiterate our call upon the Government of South Sudan to end

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South Sudan: Ban ‘strongly condemns’ attack on UN mission base in Jonglei state

April 17, 2014 (UN) – Amid escalating violence in northern and central South Sudan, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon strongly condemned today’s attack on civilians and peacekeepers at the UN mission base in Bor, the war-torn capital of Jonglei state, by a mob of armed civilians who forced their way into the facility and opened fire on displaced persons sheltering inside. “This

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Government backed armed youth attacked UNMISS camp, many confirmed dead!

April 17, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — A big number of unarmed internally displaced persons (IPDs), under UNMISS protection was killed this morning by a heavily armed local youth. The camp, which is predominantly occupied by the Nuer Ethnic group, came under heavy attack in the early morning around 9am. The heavily armed youth broke into the camp, shooting indiscriminately at the unarmed

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