Selection of articles and videos

South Sudan’s oil pollution crisis: twelve months of intensive coverage and intense concern


December 2018

We Are Witness

Questions on oil pollution

Date: December 1, 2018

We Are Witness

Pushing oil companies to provide compensation

We Are Witness

South Sudanese student’s powerful article on oil pollution

December 4, 2018


November 2018

Deutsche Welle

Contaminated drinking water in South Sudan – no solution in sight

Date: November 14, 2018

Deutsche Welle

Verseuchtes Trinkwasser im Süd Sudan: Keine Hilfe in Sicht

Date: November 07, 2018

Eye Radio

Oil production at Unity’s Block 5 hugely curtailed due to acidity

Date: November 23, 2018

We Are Witness

Radio Tamazuj’s major report on oil contamination

Date: November 8, 2018

Daily Nation

Thousands of South Sudanese to be relocated create room for oil extraction

Date: November 13, 2018

We Are Witness

Oil relocates thousands away from home – South Sudan

Date: November 16, 2018

Eye Radio

Eye Radio’s Joakino gives first hand account of oil pollution effects in producing areas

Date: November 20, 2018

Al Jazeera

Restarting oil wells in South Sudan has uncertain health effects

Date: November 23, 2018

Al Jazeera

Restarting oil wells in South Sudan has uncertain health effects | Al Jazeera English

Date: November 23, 2018


October 2018

Bentiu Daily TV

Oil pollution ‘a catastrophe’ in South Sudan – NGO Report

Date: October 24, 2018

International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

The Environmental and Social Impacts of Oil Exploration and Production on Melut Basin of South Sudan

Date: October 10, 2018

Via News

Interrogation of Lundin Execs for Crimes against Humanity and Environment in South Sudan

Date: October 20, 2018


September 2018

Radio Tamazuj

Ruweng authorities concerned about oil pollution, as oil production resumes

Date: September 6, 2018

Via News

Why Oil Pollution in South Sudan isn’t Getting Enough Coverage, According to the Victims

Date: September 21, 2018–coverage-victims/

Gurtong Trust

Negative Impacts Of Oil Exploration Still A Concern In Oil Producing States In South Sudan

Date: September 12, 2018


August 2018

Via News

South Sudan Oil Pollution: Parliament Issues Summons to Country’s Minister of Petroleum and Mining

Date: August 3, 2018


July 2018

The East African

Concern over oil pollution in South Sudan

Date: July 3, 2018

Via News

South Sudan Oil Contamination: “Among the Highest in the World,” Study Finds

Date: July 7, 2018

Via News

South Sudan Government Confirms Widespread Oil-caused Environmental Catastrophe

Date: July 12, 2018

Via News

Rising Health Risks in South Sudan: Toxic Contamination

Date: July 9, 20118

Via News

Briefing on Big Oil’s Contamination of South Sudan

Date: July 23, 2018


Ölindustrie verschmutzt Umwelt im Südsudan

Date: July 23, 2018


June 2018

Via News

German NGO’s struggle for clean water in South Sudan

Date: June 9, 2018


May 2018

Via News

Oil-mudslides flooding South Sudan

Date: May 28, 2018


April 2018

Deutsche Welle

600,000 people in South Sudan said to be at risk from contaminated drinking water

Date: April 18, 2018

We Are Witness

South Sudan Environmental Oil Contamination

Date: April 18, 2018


March 2018

Energy World

South Sudan accuses oil group of pollution, threatens shutdown

Date: March 1, 2018


February 2018

Eye Radio

Paring reports increasing oil pollution effects

Date: February 15, 2018


South Sudan accuses oil group of pollution, threatens shutdown

Date: February 28, 2018

Radio Tamazuj

Parliament summons ministers, governor over toxic chemicals in Upper Nile

Date: February 22, 2018


December 2017

Environment News

South Sudan to UNEA-3: Help us end oil pollution of water

Date: December 6, 2017

Sudan Tribune

South Sudan appeals to UN body over oil-polluted water

Date: December 7, 2017

El Pais

El medioambiente como arma de guerra

Date: December 28, 2017

We Are Witness

South Sudan pledges to put an end to oil pollution

Environmental Justice Atlas

Oil contamination in Thar Jath, South Sudan