Arms Supplies Fuel South Sudan's Forgotten Conflict


China, Sudan and Ukraine have been implicated in irresponsible arms supplies to armed forces resulting in scores of deaths and thousands of people being displaced, Amnesty International says.

Treating the wounded in the aftermath of clashes in South Sudan (file photo).

  • South Sudan:  China, Sudan, Ukraine Fuel Conflict With Weapons

    Amnesty International, 28 June 2012

    A ready flow of military weapons from China, Sudan and Ukraine has triggered indiscriminate attacks by both the South Sudanese Armed Forces and armed opposition groups, Amnesty ... read more »

  • South Sudan:  SAF Bomb Hits UN Camp in Mayom County, Unity State

    The Citizen, 17 April 2012

    The Sudan Armed forces warplane Sunday night dropped bombed at UN peacekeepers camp in Mayom County of Unity State; official from the United Nation Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) ... read more »

  • Sudan:  UN Chief in South Sudan Deplores SAF's Bombing of Civilians

    Sudan Tribune, 17 April 2012

    The head of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) on Tuesday expressed disappointment and concerns about Sudan Armed Forces' (SAF) continued aerial bombardment of areas populated ... read more »

  • South Sudan:  Police in Mayom County Clashes With Cattle Raiders

    The Citizen, 27 April 2012

    Police in Mayom County headquarters Wednesday and yesterday clashed with Cattle raiders over stolen cattle from the neighboring county of Twic East, Warrap state. read more »

  • Sudan:  Fear of Bombings Affects School Attendance in Unity State

    Sudan Tribune, 18 May 2012

    Recent fighting along the South Sudan-Sudan border has disrupted the education of many children in Unity State, which was bombed by the Sudan Armed Forces during the clashes in ... read more »

  • South Sudan:  Vice President Calls for Border Peace Between Unity, Warrap and Lake States

    Sudan Tribune, 8 April 2012

    South Sudan's vice president, Riek Machar, is urging Warrap, Unity and Lakes state governors to come to the table with their grievances and improve the security situation in ... read more »

  • South Sudan:  Machar On Peace Mission to Lakes, Unity and Warrap

    Government of South Sudan, 9 April 2012

    The Vice President of South Sudan, Dr. Riek Machar Teny, has traveled to the three bordering states of Lakes, Unity and Warrap, for peace mission and reconciliation process between ... read more »

  • Uganda:  Khartoum Supports LRA Rebels, Bombs Towns in Unity State

    The Citizen, 6 May 2012

    The Sudan People's Liberation Army SPLA spokesperson Col Philip Aguer Panyang said yesterday that Khartoum government is supporting militia especially the Lord Resistance's Army ... read more »

  • Sudan:  SPLA Accuses Country of Fresh Attacks in South Sudan Border States

    The Citizen, 29 May 2012

    SPLA spokesperson yesterday in statement at the press conference said Sudan armed forces and other Khartoum backed groups have continued ground and aerial attacks on territories of ... read more »

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