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Leaked report details SPLA aggression toward UN peacekeepers

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A Sudanese People’s Liberation Army soldier stands guard as a United Nations Security Council delegation arrives at Juba’s airport. File photo: AFP

March 19, 2014 (New York) — A confidential report obtained by the Washington Post Company alleges that the South Sudanese army (SPLA) ordered forces to extort and harass vehicles bringing critical supplies to civilians under UN protection.(…) More

Private: Alexindex Visualizing South Sudan: The Culprit: The Army

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by ALEX DEWAAL.

March 19, 2014(WPF) — There are 745 generals in the SPLA. That’s 41 more than in the four U.S. services combined, and second only to Russia’s 887 generals and admirals in the world.(…) More

UN reports fighting in South Sudan as Security Council set to discuss developments in New York

south-sudan-oil-wells-3South Sudan army in Malakal.(Photo Reuters)

March 18, 2014 (Nyamilepedia) – As the Security Council prepares to discuss the situation in South Sudan today in New York, the United Nations mission on the ground is reporting fighting between Government and opposition forces in the town of Malakal in Upper Nile state.(…) More

SPLA battle Machar forces in Malakal area

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Former rebel leader, Johnson Uliny, one of the generals who sustained wounds fighting alongside government troops when the town was retaken by anti-government forces one month ago.(photo Bonifacio Taban)

March 17, 2014 (Nyamilepedia)-– South Sudan’s army battled opposition forces loyal to Riek Machar in the area of Malakal, capital of Upper Nile State on Sunday.(…) More

South Sudanese government threatens UN peacekeeping presence in the country!

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In this December 25, 2013 photo, U.N.’s top humanitarian official in the country Toby Lanzer, left, makes a visit to a shelter in Bentiu, in Unity state, South Sudan.

March16, 2014 (RT) — The South Sudanese government is threatening to reconsider the ‘Status of Forces Agreement’ on UN peacekeeping presence in the country, while ordering its security forces to increase searches of UNMISS and humanitarian vehicles.(…) More

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