Written by Amnesty International

From London to Juba, a UK-registered company’s role in one of the largest arms deals to South Sudan

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This report documents a complex multi-million dollar arms deal involving entities in the UK, Ukraine and the United Arab Emirates. While outlining the obligations of Ukraine and UAE to prevent irresponsible arms transfers, the report focuses on the role of a UK ‘front’ or ‘shell’ company, whose name was found on contract documents and an…

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“Do not remain silent”: Survivors of Sexual violence in South Sudan call for justice and reparations

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“Do not remain silent”: Survivors of Sexual violence in South Sudan call for justice and reparations, reveals aggravated acts of sexual violence against thousands of people across the country since hostilities began in December 2013. The report is the result of a joint research project between Amnesty International and 10 South Sudanese human rights defenders.…

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“Help has not reached me here”: Donors must step up support for South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

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Rich countries are failing in their obligation to help Uganda support thousands of refugees fleeing death, rape and other human rights violations in South Sudan, said Amnesty International in a damning report launched ahead of a high-level donor summit in the Ugandan capital Kampala. More than 900,000 refugees have fled the brutal conflict in South…

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“Our Hearts Have Gone Dark” The Mental Health Impact of South Sudan’s Conflict

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This report describes the serious mental health impact of South Sudan’s conflict in order to highlight the urgency for more attention, and resources, to improve the availability, accessibility, and quality of mental health services in the country. It is based on interviews with 161 internally displaced South Sudanese and with government and UN officials, donors,…

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South Sudan: Overshadowed Conflict: Arms Supplies Fuel Violations in Mayom County, Unity State

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This report (2012) focuses on fighting during 2011 in Mayom County – in the western part of Unity State – between the SPLA and armed opposition forces originally loyal to Peter Gadet and other Nuer commanders. Rooted in the region’s long-standing ethnic and political divisions, the conflict in Mayom County has been one of the…

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Sudan: The Human Price of Oil

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This Amnesty International report explores the link between massive human rights violations by the government forces and allied militias, and the oil operations by foreign companies in Sudan. The pattern of human rights violations includes atrocities and the forcible internal displacement of large populations of local people. The report calls upon oil companies to examine…

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