Médecins Sans Frontières Sarah Maynard shares 'first-hand' account of war atrocities in South Sudan

Médecins Sans Frontières Sarah Maynard shares 'first-hand' account of war atrocities in South Sudan

Sarah Maynard for MSF – WNN Features (WNN/MSF) Juba, REPUBLIC OF SOUTH SUDAN, EASTERN AFRICA: “As entire towns in South Sudan suffered devastating attacks, medical care has also come under fire, with patients shot in their beds, wards burned to the ground, medical equipment looted, and, in one case, an entire hospital destroyed…,” said Médecins Sans […]

UN Refugee Agency provides protection clusters for airlift aid into South Sudan

UN Refugee Agency provides protection clusters for airlift aid into South Sudan

Tim Irwin for the UN Refugee Agency in Labrab, South Sudan –  WNN Breaking (WNN/UNHCR) Labrab, SOUTH SUDAN, NORTHERN AFRICA: Humanitarian organizations in South Sudan are working to deliver emergency assistance to some of the tens of thousands of people displaced by armed conflict in Jonglei state. Since mid-July, an airlift has been providing food […]

SOUTH SUDAN: News journalists show concern under restricted freedom of speech

SOUTH SUDAN: News journalists show concern under restricted freedom of speech

WNN Justice (WNN/IRIN) Juba, SOUTH SUDAN, AFRICA: Increasing reports of harassment faced by journalists and civil society in South Sudan have raised concern that the world’s newest country is curtailing the basic freedoms it spent decades fighting its northern neighbor for. South Sudan gained independence in July 2011, after decades of rebellion against Khartoum. Today, […]