Ethnic targeting of civilians in Wau, South Sudan

Clashes between rebel groups and armed forces started on Sunday 9th April 2017 and gunfire erupting inside the town of Wau on 10 April 2017 killing at least 16 people and injuring 10. Witnesses described ethnic militias going door to door searching for people from specific groups. Reports suggest that the militias were aligned to […]

International Women’s Day – 8 March 2017

‘She is dead; her body came from Saudi’ International Women’s Day is calling on the masses to help forge a better working world- a more inclusive, gender equal world. However, that gender parity working world and that equal pay is a far cry from the reality of the working conditions that is facing trafficked women[…..]

Eritrean refugees in Sudan – held ransom

By Martin Plaut It could have been a tragedy: six Eritreans were arrested by the Sudanese police and threatened with deportation back to Eritrea (or what is termed ‘refoulment’ by the United Nations refugee agency.) The six were in a dire condition, having only just managed to escape from people traffickers. The two women and[…..]