Juba

UN police boost safety for women outside South Sudan protection sites

Security operations conducted by UN Police (UNPOL) in South Sudan around sites set up to protect civilians are helping to create more security for women according to a senior police officer.

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UN and Africa: focus on South Sudan force, DRC atrocities, Eritrea development

Arrival of South Sudan force allows peacekeepers to patrol “insecure roads”

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South Sudan force will allow for more peacekeeper patrols

The arrival of a UN regional force in South Sudan will enable the UN Mission in the country, UNMISS, to free up additional peacekeepers to mount “more patrols along insecure roads,” the head of the Mission, David Shearer, has said.

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Women UN Police help instill safety at camps for South Sudan displaced

South Sudanese citizens who have been displaced to UN protection camps as a result of conflict say they feel safer when those camps are searched for weapons and other prohibited items.

When the search is conducted by women, there’s a higher sense of trust, confidence and security.

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UN camp residents in South Sudan “feel safer” after weapons searches

South Sudanese citizens who have been displaced to UN protection camps as a result of conflict in the country say they feel safer when those camps are searched for weapons and other prohibited items.

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UN and Africa: focus on South Sudan, Uganda and Central African Republic

Despite ebb in famine, conflict fuelling rise in hunger in South Sudan

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UN and Africa: focus on South Sudan and malaria vaccine

Ceasefire urgently needed in South Sudan, says UN special envoy

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Putting a smile on the face of war-torn South Sudan

South Sudan has not had much to laugh about over the last three-and-a-half years of brutal conflict but the UN mission, UNMISS, has been making an effort to put some smiles

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UN Mission in South Sudan protests arrest of radio journalist

The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has protested the arrest of a journalist working for the UN’s radio station in Juba.

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“Serious human rights violations” continuing in South Sudan

“Serious human rights violations” are continuing in South Sudan and are more serious than previously thought according to a visiting UN Human Rights Commission.

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