Relief agencies withdraw staff from Upper Nile - Daily Nation

South Sudanese refugees awaiting treatment in Yumbe on April 14. Some aid workers in Upper Nile have been moved. PHOTO | ISAAC KASAMANI | AFP. In Summary. The killing brought the number of aid workers who have lost their lives in South Sudan to ...

Congo-Kinshasa: South Sudanese Refugees Hold UN Staff Hostage in Congo - AllAfrica.com

Former South Sudanese militants took 13 staff members hostage at a UN camp in eastern Congo, later releasing them without injury. Kinshasa has tried repeatedly to move them, but no other nation will take them in. A number of former South Sudanese ...

Congo-Kinshasa: Refugees Free UN Staff Held Hostage in DRC Camp - AllAfrica.com

The United Nations says 16 staff members held hostage at a UN camp in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have been released unharmed. The UN peacekeeping department said in a statement late on Tuesday that "the camp is quiet and ...

South Sudan Refugees Take UN Staff Hostage, Release Them Unharmed - The Wire

Displaced South Sudanese families sit in a camp for internally displaced people in the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) compound in Tomping, Juba, South Sudan, July 11, 2016. Credit: Reuters/Beatrice Mategwa. Dakar: A hundred unarmed ...

South Sudanese refugees release 16 UN staff members - Sudan Tribune

April 18, 2017 (KINSHASA) – 16 United Nation staff members, initially taken hostage by unarmed South Sudanese refugees at a camp in eastern Congo (DRC) have been released unarmed. JPEG - 12.3 kb; A civilian talks to peacekeepers serving in the ...

South Sudanese refugees take 13 UN staff hostage in DRC - New Kerala

United Nations [U.S.A.], Apr 19 : A group of 100 unarmed South Sudanese refugees have taken 13 United Nations mission staff hostage in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, demanding to be moved to another country, a UN official said on Tuesday.

Don't overlook South Sudan - The Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Humanitarian conflict outrages the American people. Currently, we are outraged by the Syrian civil war. Articles report each rebel advancement, each of Assad's retaliations. Photos show the rubble, the surviving remnants of the houses and holy sites ...

UN staff held by South Sudan refugees in Congo released safely - Ynetnews

UNITED NATIONS -- The United Nations said 16 members of its peacekeeping mission in Democratic Republic of Congo had been released safely after being taken hostage earlier on Tuesday by unarmed South Sudanese refugees demanding to be moved ...

South Sudan refugees release UN Congo mission staff - Reuters

DAKAR A hundred unarmed South Sudanese refugees in east Congo took 13 United Nations mission staff hostage on Tuesday, demanding to be moved to a third country before later releasing them unharmed. They were among 530 people who have been ...