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South Sudan

UN imposes arms embargo on South Sudan

The United Nations Security Council imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan, almost five years after civil war broke out in the country.

Civilian killings in South Sudan continue

At least 232 civilians were killed and 120 women and girls raped this spring in attacks by South Sudan government troops and aligned forces in opposition-held villages, the UN human rights office said.

South Sudan rebels reject peace deal

South Sudan rebels rejected a peace plan to reinstate insurgent leader Riek Machar as vice president, saying it failed to dilute the power base of the country’s president.

Warring South Sudan parties sign security deal

South Sudan’s government and rebels signed an accord on security arrangements after talks in Khartoum, witnesses said, a step to a power-sharing deal at a summit in Uganda.

ISS: Role of refugees in South Sudan’s peace process

Today, 9 July, marks the seventh anniversary of South Sudan’s independence, more than four years of which have been marred by conflict. Disagreement between President Salva Kiir Mayardit (of the Dinka ethnic group) and his rival, former vice president Riek Machar (who is Nuer), led to the outbreak of the conflict in 2013.

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