This Week in South Sudan – Week 12  

Monday 16 March

  • Between 70 to 100 people estimated killed in Lakes State after clash between youths from Rumbek East and Rumbek Center.

Tuesday 17 March

Wednesday 18 March

  • The perimeter of a UNMISS protection of civilians site in Bentiu, Unity State was temporarily breached by SPLA soldiers during fighting in the vicinity of the compound.
  • President Salva Kiir declared during his first public rally since last month’s negotiating failure that he is not intimidated by the ‘stick’ of sanctions waved by Western powers.

Thursday 19 March

Friday 20 March

Sunday 22 March

Monday 23 March

  • The inter-communal clashes in cattle camps in Lakes State last week resulted in about 100 deaths, according to estimates by the UN humanitarian office in Juba.
  • According to government officials, SPLA (IO) briefly shelled Bentiu in Unity State.

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