United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan

By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 7th, 2013
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By Jairo Munive Following decades of civil war South Sudan achieved independence from Sudan in mid-2011 as the culmination of a long peace process. Both the Government of South Sudan (GoSS) and international donors consider a successful Disarmament Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) program a pre...
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Dec 14th, 2012
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By Magok Alier Akuot The International Humanitarian Law defines civilian as a person who is not a member of his or her country’s armed forces or other militia. This definition is supplemented by The Free Legal Dictionary also defines civilian as a person who is not an active member of the military, t...
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Dec 8th, 2012
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The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) expressed deep concern today at the reported murder of journalist Diing Chan Awol and added its voice to the growing calls for a full investigation into the killing. According to media reports, Mr. Awol – who was a former UN staff member during the S...