Report on the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression in South Sudan Since the July 2016 Crisis

United Nations Mission in South Sudan and the United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner

This report is jointly released by the Human Rights Division (HRD) of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and focuses on the right to freedom of opinion and expression in South Sudan. It covers the period from July 2016 to December 2017 and presents information gathered by HRD on progress and challenges faced by individuals to freely form, hold, and express their opinions and views on a wide range of issues, including the political and security situation, peace negotiations, and other developments affecting the country.

PeaceTech Lab Africa's work on hate speech in South Sudan is referenced on page 30.

Read the full report here.