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Report of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan (A/HRC/37/CRP.2)

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In its resolution 31/20 of 23 March 2016, the Human Rights Council established the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan for a period of one year, and requested the Commission to, inter alia, monitor and report on the situation of human rights in South Sudan to make recommendations for its improvement, and to assess…

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Transitional Justice for Stabilizing South Sudan: Lessons from Global and Local Contexts

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The Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (ARCISS) contains important provisions on transitional justice, including a mandate to put on trials those responsible for masterminding atrocities during the 2013-2015 war. The move has been welcomed by human rights and justice advocates as a victory for the victims, and a…

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National Security Versus Basic Liberties: Human Rights Challenges in South Sudan

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This policy brief (2016) examines the current state of human rights situation in South Sudan, and the global and regional contexts that complicate it. It particularly looks at how the government of the young state could be more caring about the lives of citizens and what options the world community has in prevention and punishment…

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Truth and Dignity Commission: A Proposal to Reconcile the Many Truths of South Sudan from 1972 to the Present

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This paper is the third in a series of working papers developed by the South Sudan Law Society (SSLS) to stimulate thought on issues of truth, justice and reconciliation in South Sudan’s peace process. The paper proposes the establishment of a truth commission, called the Truth and Dignity Commission, to investigate and report on patterns…

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“They Are Killing Us” Abuses Against Civilians in South Sudan’s Pibor County

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Based on interviews with more than 50 displaced Murle victims and witnesses, “They Are Killing Us” exposes how the conflict and serious violations of human rights and international humanitarian law have forced the majority of the Murle population to flee to remote areas of the bush, many of them cut off from access to emergency…

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“This Old Man Can Feed Us, You Will Marry Him”: Child and Forced Marriage in South Sudan

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This report examines child and forced marriage in South Sudan. The report suggests that child marriage has a significant negative impact on women and girl’s realization of key human rights, including their rights to health and education, physical integrity and the right to marry only when they are able and willing to give their free…

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Abandoning Abyei: Destruction and Displacement, May 2008

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This report attempts at understanding the events that followed from fighting between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A) in the politically disputed town of Abyei in May 2008, in which SAF and SAF supported militia also deliberately killed civilians and carried out massive looting and destruction of the town.

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“Our Sisters from Stable Countries”: War, Globalization, and Accountability

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This article (2003) explores linkages between the transnational activities of a Canadian oil company operating in Sudan and the human rights and humanitarian violations committed by the government of Sudan against the people of Southern Sudan in the course of the past civil war. Link to publication

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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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