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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2 October 2017

Amnesty Int'l report alleges UK-registered S-Profit complicit in illicit arms trade to war-torn So. Sudan

Amnesty International's report has alleged that UK-registered S-Profit acted as an intermediary in huge prospective arms deals to war-torn South Sudan. The company has denied the allegations thanks to regulatory gaps which are making the UK a hotspot...

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18 August 2017

Modern Slavery Index: Amplified risks in European supply chains

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11 July 2017

Uganda: Report says international investors benefiting from mining at locals' expense; inc. companies' comments

Global Witness has released a report on how corruption, mismanagement and political influence is undermining investment in Uganda’s mining sector and threatening people and environment. It claims that international investors are benefiting at the...

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5 July 2017

Analysis: uncovering the roles played by enterprises in enabling and preventing atrocity crimes

Author: Tatiana Gos, The Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation (USA)

"Getting Down to Business: Uncovering the Roles Played by Enterprises in Enabling and Preventing Atrocity Crimes," 28 June 2017...

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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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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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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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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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