Press release (including audio version): Warring parties urged to stop suffering of people in Upper Nile, South Sudan as fighting intensifies

UNMISS chief David Shearer is urging the warring parties in South Sudan to “stop the suffering they are causing" and is "extremely concerned" for an estimated 50,000 displaced people believed to be in Aburoc, Upper Nile. (Archive photo from Malakal, Upper Nile).

Accountability for abuses remains one of biggest challenges in South Sudan says UNMISS Human Rights Director (including audio version)

Many thousands of people have sought protection after recent violence in Wau. A lack of accountability for abuses against civilians remains a huge challenge, according to the UNMISS Human Rights Director.