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South Sudan

(40th Session)

ADF International is a faith-based legal advocacy organization that protects fundamental freedoms and promotes the inherent dignity of all people before national and international institutions.

This report highlights violations of freedom of religion and expression in South Sudan, including laws criminalizing blasphemy and defamation, as well as arbitrary arrests of journalists and representatives of civil society. It also raises concerns over targeted attacks on religious leaders and church communities. Finally, it calls on South Sudan to improve its maternal health-care infrastructure.