Upsurge Violence Malakal, South Sudan: Bishop Calls for Unconditional Cease Fire

The Catholic Bishop of South Sudan’s Malakal Diocese has called upon parties in the violent conflict in Upper Nile State, a territory in his Episcopal See, to “unconditionally cease from violence”.

Upper Nile State has been experiencing intercommunal violent clashes since August, with an unknown number of people killed and over 9,000 others displaced, Reuters has reported.

In an interview with Eye Radio reported Thursday, December 15, Bishop Stephen Nyodho Ador Majwok said the people in Upper Nile “are paying the unnecessary price of a crime that they never committed.”

Source: ACIAfrica

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