Civil Society Statement to the UN Human Rights Council regarding South Sudan

Published: 14 Dec 2016

Tomorrow marks a terrible anniversary for South Sudan. On December 15, 2013, fighting in Juba ignited a brutal conflict that has torn the country apart, leaving millions of South Sudanese in dire need. Today the country stands on a precipice.

On behalf of the undersigned organizations we urge the UN Human Rights Council to use its full powers to help end three years of appalling atrocities against civilians, including journalists and humanitarian workers and as well as human rights activists, before the situation deteriorates even further.

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Programmes: Causes of Displacement, Resolving Displacement, Rights in Exile
Regions: Great Lakes Region, South Sudan
Type: Library, Open Letter