This Week in South Sudan – Week 5

Monday 30 January

  • The Government of South Sudan says establishing the proposed hybrid courts would undermine the peace process. 

Tuesday 31 January

Wednesday 1 February

Thursday 2 February

Friday 3 February

  • According to diplomats, UNMISS may be targeted early in an upcoming review process as U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, is under pressure to cut US contribution to UN peacekeeping operations.
  • Voice of America: “‘Mother’ of South Sudan Says Genocide Looming”

Saturday 4 February

Sunday 5 February

  • Several experts have cautioned against placing South Sudan under UN trusteeship, saying the country is not yet at the level that calls for international custodianship.
  • Government and opposition forces have traded accusations over attacks on various positions in Upper Nile State.
  • Al Jazeera: “Thousands killed in cattle raids since 2011”

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