UN Report Addresses Gang Rape Of Aid Workers In South Sudan - NPR

This post was updated on November 2 at 2:45 p.m.. On July 11, South Sudanese soldiers invaded the Terrain hotel in the capital city of Juba and gang-raped foreign aid workers. "The soldiers just came to the bathroom where all the girls were hiding and ...and more »

Should the UN surrender over peacekeeping? - IRINnews.org

The bitter criticism heaped on UN peacekeepers in South Sudan this month over their failure to act to protect civilians and humanitarian workers is sadly nothing new. But it is now raising an urgent question: is the UN's peacekeeping system fit for ...and more »

The Guardian view on UN peacekeeping: admirable aims but a troubled record - The Guardian

They are charged with protecting vulnerable civilians. Instead, United Nations peacekeepers stood by as government forces raped scores of women and girls outside their compound, and ignored calls for help as soldiers raped and assaulted foreign aid ...and more »

US seeks progress in deploying new UN troops to South Sudan - Reuters

NAIROBI U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday he and regional states were committed to giving momentum to the planned deployment of extra U.N. troops to South Sudan and said the country's leaders needed to recommit to a peace deal.and more »

United States Imperialism in East Africa–Military Interventions and Regional Destabilization - Center for Research on Globalization

Secretary of State John Kerry landed in Nairobi, Kenya on August 22 for meetings with President Uhuru Kenyatta and foreign ministers from several regional countries in East Africa. Washington's top envoy focused attention on the fractious political ...and more »

Kerry Urges Deployment of 'Protection Force' in South Sudan - Voice of America

South Sudan was at the top of the agenda as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met Monday with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and foreign ministers from Kenya, Uganda, Sudan, Somalia, and South Sudan in Nairobi, at the start of a three-country tour.and more »

John Kerry Warns South Sudan: Stick To The Peace Deal Or Face Sanctions - Huffington Post

“Our hope is that the government, the transition government will seize the bull by the horns here and get the job done.” By Lesley Wroughton. (Reuters) ― U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has urged South Sudan's leaders to “get the job done” by fully ...and more »

John Kerry Calls for Speedy Deployment of South Sudan Protection Force - New York Times

In Nairobi to meet with the foreign minister of Kenya, Secretary of State John Kerry spoke about the deployment of extra United Nations troops in South Sudan, and about American aid provided to the region. By REUTERS on Publish Date August 22, 2016.and more »

South Sudan's Suspected Rapists Must Be Brought to Justice - Human Rights Watch

On the morning of July 21, three women left a United Nations base on the outskirts of Juba, the capital of South Sudan, to buy food for their children. They are among thousands of people taking shelter in U.N. bases because of the country's on-again ...and more »

US threatens to cut aid to conflict-plagued South Sudan - Financial Times

The US has threatened to halt millions of dollars of humanitarian aid to South Sudan if the government and opposition do not act to alleviate the “dire” situation in the country that has been plagued by conflict and political instability. Sample the FT ...and more »