A tale of two women: Reaching across the political divide to push for peace in Yei

We are tired. We are losing our husbands, we are losing our children. How long are we going to talk about peace? cries Alice Senna Philip, as she sits alongside other weeping women in a dark, humid tukul (hut) in …

Laos Releases, Deports US Citizens Accused of Unauthorized Missionary Work

Three U.S. citizens held in Laos since last week on suspicion of disseminating bibles and Christian material without government approval have been released and deported to neighboring Thailand on Thursday, their organization told RFA’s Lao Service.

The volunteers for the …

Uganda Dangles Asylum for Sudan’s Deposed Bashir

Uganda says it will consider giving asylum to Sudan’s former president Omar al-Bashir, who was deposed by his country’s military last week.

“If President Omar Bashir applies for asylum in Uganda, that is a matter that can be considered by …

Sudan: Former president Omar Al-Bashir must be tried by ICC for war crimes

Responding to news that former Sudan president Omar Al-Bashir is being detained in Kober prison in Khartoum, Joan Nyanyuki, Amnesty International’s Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes, said:

Omar Al-Bashir stands accused of crimes against humanity, …

UNMISS and international donors discuss recovery and resilience in Wau

The Deputy Head of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) for humanitarian affairs and 50 high-level delegates from the international donor community have been in Wau to assess the humanitarian situation in the area.

The one-day forum, which brought …

Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Ms. Ursula Mueller: Statement to the Security Council on Darfur Sudan

Mr. President,

Thank you for this opportunity to brief the Security Council.

Well before the latest developments in Sudan, humanitarian needs in Darfur, and other parts of the country, were already growing due to the economic crisis. People who have …

Protection of children: Construction of UNMISS-supported office begins at army headquarters

Sand has been piled up. Gravel is on the ready. A water tank is full. Some building blocks have been stacked up to one side, while others are being laid orderly, one on top of the other and smoothened with …

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