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South Sudan in Focus

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South Sudan in Focus: Human Rights Watch has called on South Sudanese leaders to use the country’s extended transitional period to address chronic insecurity, rights abuses, and the worsening humanitarian situation; Some South Sudanese in the capital, Juba, say they expect to see the government implementing its new roadmap for the remaining transitional period in a manner that includes all stakeholders including holdout groups; A new report by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) says at least 100 people were killed in tribal clashes involving armed youth from Eastern Equatoria State and Pibor Administrative Area in July alone; As South Sudanese mark the 67th anniversary of the Torit Mutiny and the start of the liberation struggle, some are urging the government to recognize the efforts of heroes who shed their blood for the foundation of South Sudan as a country.