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Zimbabwe’s Emma Madziva stands at attention as a medal is pinned on her left breast pocket, just next to her name tag. The five-feet-three-inches-tall peacekeeper now proudly wears her first-ever United Nations medal, honouring her peacekeeping work Read more

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Displaced civilians holding a meeting under a tree in Yei, South Sudan

Picture: Nyagoah Tut Put / Human Rights Watch

Government soldiers carried out extensive abuses against civilians during counter-insurgency operations in South Sudan between December 2018 and March 2019 in Yei River State, Human Rights Watch said today. Read more

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A new humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Malakal

Photo: IOM-Gonzalez Palau 2016

A new humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Malakal, South Sudan, just days after an attack by government soldiers on a camp sheltering displaced people – the challenge of caring for tens of thousands of survivors. Read more

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The African Union’s long-awaited report on the crisis in South Sudan strongly makes the case that sustainable peace must not only address justice for victims of atrocities but also tackle the underlying economic sources of the conflict, which Enough Read more

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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has launched a new web page ( which enables thousands of people fleeing the violence in South Sudan to trace family members with whom they have lost contact. Read more

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