South Sudan

Here’s how the fragile peace in South Sudan could shatter

October 22, 2019

Additional writing by Josh Wilson The great international powers want a permanent peace — now. The opposition promises if that if things are rushed, South Sudan’s bloody civil war will reignite, indiscriminately consuming lives, property, land and hope. The outcomes of that war so far have been horrific — millions of refugees, hundreds of thousands […]

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Biodiversity blossoms in South Sudan’s war-torn crossroads

August 29, 2019

One of the world’s newest countries is also one of the most conflict-ridden. But, in a rare bit of good news about South Sudan, which separated from Sudan in 2011, it is also one of the most biodiverse regions in the world. The news is four decades in the making, dating back to in 1979, before the advent of a civil war that killed millions.

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South Sudanese soldiers continue to attack civilians and disrupt aid shipments

November 3, 2018

South Sudanese soldiers are reported to have attacked civilians and civilian property south and west of the city of Wau since June of this year. Tens of thousands of people have been displaced. Witnesses told the watchdog agency Human Rights Watch that soldiers attacked and shot civilians, burned and looted homes, looted a church and […]

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