Amnesty calls for release of 35 men detained in South Sudan
International News / Middle East

Amnesty calls for release of 35 men detained in South Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Amnesty International on Friday, Apr. 15, called for the release of 35 men the group says are being held illegally and without charge, sometimes for over a year, by South Sudan’s National Security Service. The arrested men include former state governor Joseph Bangasi Bakosoro, journalist George Livio Bahara and Leonzio … Continue reading

Group: Desperate situation for many South Sudan civilians
Middle East

Group: Desperate situation for many South Sudan civilians

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Despite a peace agreement, violence against civilians is continuing with killings, rapes and abductions, a consortium of more than 300 civic and aid groups in South Sudan said Thursday. The humanitarian situation is deteriorating amid persistent fighting, with aid groups having trouble getting to hard-hit communities, South Sudan’s NGO Forum said … Continue reading