Category Archives: South Sudan

‘It starts right here’ – the road ahead for South Sudan

By Alex Neve, Secretary General, Amnesty International Canada So many moments stay with me. During the course of this recent mission in South Sudan people recounted unimaginable suffering and acute fear; they showed tremendous strength and unflagging resilience; and they … Continue reading

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Truth and debate fall victim to ‘national security’ rhetoric amid South Sudan’s crisis

By Alex Neve, Secretary General, Amnesty International Canada, currently in Juba, South Sudan “Stop publishing articles on federalism” – that is the warning media outlets in South Sudan received in late June, through phone calls and visits from government security … Continue reading

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Dangerous to stay, dangerous to move – the plight of refugees in Yida

By Alex Neve, Amnesty International Canada’s Secretary General and Khairunissa Dhala, South Sudan Researcher 19 January 2013 – It’s been nine months since we last visited the Yida Refugee Camp in South Sudan and returning now it’s amazing what has … Continue reading

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Sudanese air strikes threaten humanitarian efforts in South Sudan

By Alex Neve, Secretary General of Amnesty International Canada and Khairunissa Dhala, Amnesty International South Sudan Researcher Juba, South Sudan – 24 April, 2012 Hopes that last week’s South Sudanese decision to withdraw forces from the Heglig oil fields in … Continue reading

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South Sudan/Sudan: The human rights crisis behind the political spat

By Alex Neve, Secretary General, Amnesty International Canada and Khairunissa Dhala, South Sudan Researcher, Amnesty International Juba, South Sudan “Have they forgotten about us?” -    Sudanese refugee, Yida Refugee Camp, South Sudan The spectre of war between Sudan and South … Continue reading

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