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South Sudan

US Government Reports

U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of Labor
United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF)
  • Violating Rights – Enforcing the World’s Blasphemy Laws – Dec. 2020
  • Apostasy, Blasphemy, and Hate Speech Laws in Africa - Dec. 2019
  • Respecting Rights? Measuring the World’s Blasphemy Laws – July 2017
Congressional Research Service


Foreign Government Organization Reports

Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Consolidating Gains – Displaced Women’s Housing Land and Property Rights in Africa – May 2021
UK Home Office Report


Inter-Governmental Organization Reports

European Asylum Support Office (EASO)
  • COI Query:  Security situation between 1 January 2020-31 January 2021 – Feb. 2021
  • Security Situation:   Information on the security situation in South Sudan, namely in the states of Upper Nile (Maiwut and Jikou), Western Equatoria, Central Equatoria (Yei and Lobonok), (including Pibor), Western Bahr el-Ghazal, Warrap and Unity. – April 2020
  • South Sudan:  Acquisition of citizenship in South Sudan: whether a person who has never had a national South Sudanese ID and has never been registered as a national would be eligible for it – April 2020


Non-Government Organization Reports

Austrian Centre for Country of Origin and Asylum Research and Documentation (ACCORD)
Amnesty International
  • Report on executions of persons who were children at the rime of the offence (covering 1990 - 2022) -  May 2023
  • Amnesty International Report 2022/23: The state of the world’s human rights - Mar. 2023
  • Amnesty International:  Death Sentences and Executions - 2020
  • These walls have ears: The chilling effect of surveillance in South Sudan – Feb. 2021
  • Write for Rights 2019 Campaign Report – April 2020
  • Human Rights in Africa Review – 2019
  • South Sudan: "Do you think we will prosecute ourselves?" No prospects for accountability in South Sudan – Oct. 2019
  • “I Told the Judge I Was 15”: The Use of the Death Penalty in South Sudan - Dec. 2018
  • "We Are Still Running": War Crimes in Leer County - July 2016
  • Sudan-South Sudan: Destruction and Desolation in Abyei - 2011
Freedom House
Human Rights Watch
  • World Events: 2023
  • What Crime Was I Paying For?” Abuses by South Sudan’s National Security Service – Dec. 2020
  • “Soldiers Assume We Are Rebels” Escalating Violence and Abuses in South Sudan’s Equatorias - Aug.  2017
  • “We Can Die Too” Recruitment and Use of Child Soldiers in South Sudan – Dec. 2015
  • "They Burned It All" Destruction of Villages, Killings, and Sexual Violence in Unity State, South Sudan - July 2015
  • Ending the Era of Injustice:  Advancing Prosecutions for Serious Crimes Committed in South Sudan’s New War – Dec. 2014
  • South Sudan New War - Abuses by Government and Opposition Forces - Aug. 2014
  • "They Are Killing Us" - Abuses Against Civilians in South Sudan's Pibor County - Sept. 2013
  • “This Old Man Can Feed Us, You Will Marry Him” Child and Forced Marriage in South Sudan – March 2013
  • "Prison Is Not For Me": Arbitrary Detention in South Sudan - June 2012
  • No One to Intervene: Gaps in Civilian Protection in Southern Sudan - June 2009
  • Civilian Devastation: Abuses by All Parties in the War in Southern Sudan - June 1994

Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre

  • Severity of internal displacement Report - Nov. 2021
  • Africa Report on Internal Displacement - 2019
International Crisis Group
  • South Sudan’s Other War: Resolving the Insurgency in Equatoria – Feb. 2021
  • Toward a Viable Future for South Sudan – Feb. 2021
  • The Transitional Constitution of the Republic of South Sudan. - 2011
Minority Rights Group International
  • Peoples Under Threat 2020
  • State of the World's Minorities - 2016
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • Fact sheet on the breakdown of refugees, aslyum-seekers and IDPs in Southern Africa (as of April 2023) - July 2023
World Health Organization


Country Profiles

Amnesty International USCIRF
Freedom House Human Rights Watch
Updated November 16, 2023