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Widespread human rights abuses by all sides as South Sudan peace process gets underway
JUBA/GENEVA, 21 January  2016 – Widespread human rights violations and abuses have been committed in South Sudan by all parties to the conflict since December 2013, including hundreds of extra-judicial killings, enforced disappearances, sexual violence, forced recruitment and indiscriminate attacks against civilians, according to a UN report published today.
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Correction to remarks attributed to the Under-Secretary for Peacekeeping Operations Hervé Ladsous at
Juba, 5 December 2015 - The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) wishes to clarify remarks attributed to the Under-Secretary-General (USG) for Peacekeeping Operations, Hervé Ladsous, during a briefing to the Security Council in New York on December 2, as reported by the South Sudan News Agency (SSNA) on December 2, and carried by other media outlets
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UNMISS refutes Ministry of Health’s remarks on number of deaths in Protection of Civilians Sites
Juba, 4 December 2015 - The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) wishes to clarify remarks attributed by local media to South Sudan’s Minister of Health Dr, Riek Gai Kok regarding the number of deaths in the protection of civilians (POC) site in Juba and procedures for burial.
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Statement of SRSG Ellen Margrethe Løj on tragic loss of live in Maridi

Juba, 20 September 2015 - I am deeply saddened to learn of the tragic loss of life and terrible injuries suffered by scores of people following the explosion of a fuel tanker in Maridi, Western Equatoria, on 16 September 2015.

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Press release re closure of Juba protection-of-civilians site for foreign nationals
Juba, 5 September 2015 - The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) is pleased to announce that 241 foreign nationals have been relocated from a protection-of-civilians (PoC) site at Mission headquarters since 27 August to locations in Juba Town, Yambio Town and the Makpandu refugee settlement in the Western Equatoria state capital.
All of the foreign nationals who registered voluntarily for the relocation programme received a relocation package to support their transition.
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Relocation of foreign nationals from protection-of-civilians site in Juba begins
Juba, 31 August 2015 - The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) wishes to announce the start of a relocation programme for 510 foreign nationals who have been living at one of the UNMISS protection-of-civilians (PoC) sites at UNMISS headquarters along the Yei Road in Juba. The process began on 27 August with the transfer of 97 foreign nationals to Juba Town, and another 16 were transported to Juba Town on Friday, 28 August.
Relocation of foreign nationals from protection-of-civilians site in Juba begins
Juba, 31 August 2015 - The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) wishes to announce the start of a relocation programme for 510 foreign nationals who have been living at one of the UNMISS protection-of-civilians (PoC) sites at UNMISS headquarters along the Yei Road in Juba. The process began on 27 August with the transfer of 97 foreign nationals to Juba Town, and another 16 were transported to Juba Town on Friday, 28 August.
UNMISS SRSG Ellen Margrethe Loej visits Kuajok
Juba, 11 August 2015 - The Special Representative of the UN Secretary General (SRSG) and Head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) Ms. Ellen Margrethe Løj, visited Kuajok, the capital of Warrap State, today. The visit was part of an effort to obtain firsthand knowledge of the situation in the State.
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UN Secretary-General Appoints Eugene Owusu of Ghana as Deputy Special Representative in South Sudan
Juba, 28 July 2015 - The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) is pleased to announce the arrival of Eugene Owusu of Ghana as the new Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative to South Sudan.
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UNMISS condemns fatal shooting of civilian in its Bentiu compound
Juba, 7 July 2015 - The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) condemns in the strongest possible terms the fatal shooting of an internally displaced person (IDP) on 5 July at one of its protection-of-civilians (PoC) sites inside the UNMISS compound near Bentiu, Unity State.
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UNMISS SRSG Congratulates Local Communities as Civilian Disarmament Continues in Lakes State

Juba, 14 October 2011 - The Special Representative of the UN Secretary General (SRSG), Hilde F. Johnson today began a one day visit to Lakes State.

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Right Message at the Right Time

Juba, 28 Sept 2011 - President Salva Kiir’s historic first address to the General Assembly on behalf of the Republic of South Sudan was warmly welcomed by world leaders.

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UNMISS Welcomes Government Action on South Sudan Police

Juba, 20 Sept 2011 – The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) today welcomed the Government’s statement that it had taken action against members of the South Sudan Police Service, who were responsible for an assault on one of UNMISS staff members on 20 August.

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UNMISS Deploys Peacekeepers & Civilian Experts to Support Government Peace Efforts in Jonglei State

Juba, 26 Aug 2011 – The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) today announced that it had begun deploying peacekeepers and teams of civilian experts to vulnerable areas of Jonglei State.

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UNMISS Calls for Reconciliation Efforts in Jonglei State

Juba, 22 Aug 2011The Special Representative of the UN Secretary General (SRSG), Hilde F. Johnson expressed deep concern about the violent attacks in recent days andurged for restraint among the Murle and Lou Nuer communities in Jonglei State.

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SRSG Pledges UNMISS Support During Visit to Eastern Equatoria State
Juba, 19 Aug 2011 - The Special Representative of the UN Secretary General (SRSG), Hilde F. Johnson began a one day visit to Eastern Equatoria state today to pledge support of the new UN mission, UNMISS, for the population and state authorities.
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