Letter to the AU and IGAD on the Sudanese Military Coup

We stand in solidarity with the people of Sudan and we demand more resolute action from the African Union (AU), the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the United Nations (UN) We, the undersigned organizations and individuals, are deeply concerned about, and strongly condemn, the military coup in Sudan and the subsequent purported suspension of… View Article

Open Letter to the United Nations Security Council

Your Excellencies, As concerned citizens from Africa standing in solidarity with the people of South Sudan, we write to you as you approach a critical decision that could have lasting implications for the fragile peace and the future stability of Africa’s youngest nation state. In 2018, the Security Council imposed an arms embargo on South… View Article

Not the Nobel Prize: Giving war criminals the attention they deserve

War criminals don’t get the recognition they deserve, believes Dismas Nkunda, a Ugandan journalist and activist who has covered the war in South Sudan extensively. So he decided to do something about it. “I had to find a way of shaming those who were bottlenecks to the peace process. And what better way than giving… View Article

Public encouraged to nominate the worst peace spoilers in South Sudan

              January 9, 2020 Public encouraged to nominate the worst peace spoilers in South Sudan (Kampala) – A Ugandan-based organisation, Atrocities Watch Africa, has today called on the wider public to nominate individuals and entities from, or linked with, South Sudan for a “Spoiler of the Peace Award,” for… View Article

South Sudan Watch Update 80

Continued sexual violence in South Sudan While the world celebrated international women’s day on March 8th, the head of the UN mission in South Sudan David Shearer addressed a 15-person council at the UN on he situation in South Sudan. He told the council that sexual violence is sill prevalent in the country and must… View Article