South Sudan

South Sudan became independent of Sudan on 9 July 2011.  For all materials about this territory before its independence, please see our section on Sudan.

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26 June 2017

Salespeople for AREA, IPS and Semptian filmed saying they would sell spyware to agents who they knew might sell it onward to repressive govts. in Syria, Iran & South Sudan

Author: Al Jazeera Investigative Unit

Exclusive: Spyware firms in breach of global sanctions, 10 April 2017  ...

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16 May 2017

Prosecution of Lundin Petroleum board members in Sweden over alleged complicity in human rights abuses in Sudan may start early 2018

Author: Lisa Röstlund, Aftonbladet (Sweden)

"Lundin röstar om miljardersättning till Sudan", 4 May 2017...

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Report
27 April 2017

Report: 'Fuel for conflict - Investors and the case of Lundin Petroleum in Sudan'

Author: Swedwatch, Fair Finance Guide

This report focuses on the risks and responsibilities associated with investments in companies that are active in countries with ongoing violent conflicts and humanitarian crises... Using the terminology of the UNGPs, a company that has a business...

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19 April 2017

Corporate Legal Accountability Annual Briefing - Corporate impunity is common & remedy for victims is rare

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This year’s Annual Briefing highlights the rising impunity of companies’ involvement in human rights abuse...Unscrupulous companies are increasingly targeting activists, using the justice system to hold them accountable, with repression and lawsuits. ...

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Article
5 April 2017

East Africa: Activists say Africa Gold Refinery could fuel conflict in mineral-rich areas; company denies allegations

Author: Elias Biryabarema, in Reuters

"Ugandan gold refinery to import from conflict-ridden South Sudan, Congo"...

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Report
31 March 2017

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Author: The Enough Project

“How the World’s Newest Country Went Awry: South Sudan’s War Genocide and Potential Famine”...

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Article
31 March 2017

Report says fight for control of oil fields has exacerbated war in South Sudan

Author: South Sudan News Agency Group

"New Report Identifies Causes of South Sudan’s Famine and Potential Genocide"...

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31 March 2017

South Sudan:"Oil-fuelled gravy train" has exacerbated conflict, says report

A new report by The Enough Project gives a historical review of corruption and conflict in the territory currently known as South Sudan. It says control over oil has always been at the center of the conflict.

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Article
25 January 2017

Africa: How the Great Lakes region mineral certification seeks to deter child labour in mines & trade in conflict minerals

Author: Oil in Uganda

"Uganda To Commence UCGLR Mineral Certification"...

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Article
6 January 2017

Over 1000 human rights defenders killed or harassed in 2016 – new report urges advocates to engage companies more effectively

Author: Front Line Defenders

"Annual Report on Human Rights Defenders at Risk in 2016", 3 Jan 2017...

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