Country Conditions Report: South Sudan

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Abstract:

This two-page report informs service providers working with refugees from South Sudan. It provides a historical timeline (1899-2015), brief descriptions of methods of torture used in that country, and a synopsis of current conditions and pertinent issues facing South Sudanese refugees. It discusses the country's current situation, including crimes against humanity and war crimes, violence occurring since South Sudanese independence in July 2011, gender-based violence, human rights violations, and the use of child soldiers by both government and opposition forces.

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Author(s):
Gulf Coast Jewish Family and Community Services
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Resource in English Only
Translation Review:
N/A
Country:
South Sudan, Republic of
Population:
Acholi, Anuak, Azande, Bari, Bongo, Bviri, Didinga, Dinka, Dungotona, Kakwa, Kuku, Lango, Lndi, Mandari, Murle, Ndogo, Nuer, Shilluk
Keywords:
Human rights, Refugees, Torture, Violence, War crimes
Copyright:
Copyrighted
Date Last Reviewed:
8/26/2015
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