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April 25, 2016

Statement on the Situation in South Sudan

Today, 12 organizations, including InterAction, an alliance of 180 organizations from around the world, issued a statement on the situation in South Sudan.  The groups call on any newly formed transitional government in South Sudan that emerges after Vice President Riek Machar returns to Juba to take serious and sustained actions to end the violence in the country and ensure unimpeded humanitarian access.  The August 2015 agreement “is failing the South Sudanese people, with little convincing evidence to date that the parties intend to fully implement the agreement.  The ongoing dispute on the Vice President’s return to Juba underscores this point, and if the parties cannot form a government and take the detailed steps laid out in the statement, the United States, the United Nations and the broader international community should not support any transitional government and should bring pressure on the parties to fulfill their responsibilities to their people.

Read the full statement >>

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