Blood oil in South Sudan

Major articles on UN report on horrific human rights violations and oil companies’ complicity in them

Articles on the report issued by the UN‘s Commission on Human Rights on horrific human rights abuses in South Sudan – and on the allegedly complicity in them by Petronas of Malaysia, China National Petroleum, ONGC Videsh of India and other oil companies

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February 22, 2019

 

New York Times

Oil Companies May Be Complicit in Atrocities in South Sudan, U.N. Panel Says

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/20/world/africa/south-sudan-oil-war-crimes.html

 

Reuters

U.N. reports mass rape, killings, torture in South Sudan, seeks oil scrutiny

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-southsudan-un/un-reports-mass-rape-killings-torture-in-south-sudan-seeks-oil-scrutiny-idUSKCN1Q917Q

 

Democracy Now!

U.N. Warns of Oil Company Complicity in South Sudan Mass Atrocities

https://www.democracynow.org/2019/2/21/headlines/un_warns_of_oil_company_complicity_in_south_sudan_mass_atrocities

 

Wall Street Journal

Oil Companies in South Sudan Could Be Complicit in War Crimes, U.N. Says

https://www.wsj.com/articles/oil-companies-in-south-sudan-could-be-complicit-in-war-crimes-u-n-says-11550682399

 

National Public Radio

‘Every Kind Of Norm Is Broken’: U.N. Says Brutality In S. Sudan May Rise To War Crimes

https://www.npr.org/2019/02/21/696581068/as-un-looks-into-war-crimes

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