Category Archives: South Sudan

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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‘We came here for education, nothing else’

By Khairunissa Dhala, Amnesty International’s South Sudan Researcher and Alex Neve, Secretary General of Amnesty International Canada Pariang refugee camp, South Sudan – 17 April 2012 Pariang refugee camp lies in a desolate part of South Sudan, an hour’s drive … Continue reading

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‘We can run away from bombs, but we can’t run away from hunger’

By Alex Neve, Secretary General of Amnesty International Canada and Khairunissa Dhala, Amnesty International’s South Sudan Researcher Yida Refugee Camp, South Sudan – 16 April, 2012 For the past 10 months, some 20,000 refugees from Sudan’s conflict-ravaged Southern Kordofan State … Continue reading

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