- South Sudan cracks down on journalists, activists, critics Updated: May-31-16 10:35 am
JUBA, South Sudan - South Sudanese security forces have temporarily detained at least 10 journalists, activists, and other perceived government critics since the formation of a coalition government between the government and armed opposition at the end of April, the victims and media houses said.
- South Sudan: Army major arrested allegedly smuggling ivory Updated: May-27-16 8:04 am
JUBA, South Sudan - South Sudan authorities arrested an army major and a Chinese oil worker for allegedly trafficking elephant ivory and endangered pangolin meat through the country's Paloich oil fields.
- Rights group: South Sudan army violated civilians in Wau Updated: May-24-16 12:40 pm
JUBA, South Sudan - South Sudanese government soldiers killed, raped, tortured, and detained dozens of civilians in and around Wau town in the country's western Bahr el Ghazal state in recent months, Human Rights Watch said in a report released Tuesday.