Daily Archives: May 9, 2014

Africa: U.S. Welcomes Agreement between President Kiir and Machar

U.S. Welcomes Agreement between President Kiir and Machar

Press Statement

John Kerry
Secretary of State

Washington, DC
May 9, 2014


Today's agreement to immediately stop the fighting in South Sudan and to negotiate a transitional

Africa: Fraud Warning and Fake Kimberley Process Certificates for Sierra Leone and Guinea

Fraud Warning and Fake Kimberley Process Certificates for Sierra Leone and Guinea

Media Note

Office of the Spokesperson

Washington, DC
May 9, 2014


The Department of State, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, in conjunction

Church leaders to take part in talks between South Sudan’s Kiir and Machar

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 9, 2014 – Church leaders from South Sudan are arriving in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, all set to take part in the start of negotiations between South Sudan’s president Salva Kiir and …

UN report documenting human rights violations on “a massive scale” in South Sudan underscores extreme urgency – Pillay

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 9, 2014 – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said Friday that a detailed new UN report describing gross violations of human rights in South Sudan “on a massive scale,” …

Political rivals must end dispute before South Sudan goes ‘down in flames’ – UN rights chief

Warning that the litany of grave atrocities committed in South Sudan and catalogued in a new United Nations report bears the grim hallmarks of genocide, the Organization’s human rights chief today called on the sparring …