This Week in South Sudan – Week 16

Tuesday 18 April

Wednesday 19 April

  • 16 MONUSCO staff were briefly held hostage by unarmed South Sudanese refugees in the Munigi base in eastern DRC. The refugees, most of which are former SPLA (IO) fighters, demanded to be sent to a third country in order to avoid forced return to South Sudan.
  • Bloomberg, refugee stories from Leer, Unity State: “Famine-Stricken South Sudanese Hide in Swamps to Escape War”

Thursday 20 April  

Friday 21 April

Sunday 23 April

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