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South Sudan — Travel Advisory — Level 4: Do Not Travel

Do not travel to South Sudan due to crime and armed conflict. Violent crime, such as carjackings, shootings, ambushes, assaults, robberies, and kidnappings is common throughout South Sudan, including Juba. Armed conflict is ongoing throughout the country and includes fighting between various political and ethnic groups, and weapons are readily available to the population.  In ... Read More»

South Sudan 2017 International Religious Freedom Report

Executive Summary The transitional constitution stipulates separation of religion and state, prohibits religious discrimination, and provides religious groups freedom to worship and assemble, organize themselves, teach, own property, receive financial contributions, communicate and issue publications on religious matters, and establish charitable institutions.  In connection with the continuing civil conflict, government and opposition forces reportedly engaged ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Juba (May 7, 2018)

Location: Juba, South Sudan Event: Effective immediately and until further notice, the Embassy’s curfew for unofficial travel has been changed from 8:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The Embassy’s curfew for official travel remains 8:30 p.m. Actions to Take: · Use caution when walking or driving at night. · Carry proper identification, including a U.S. passport ... Read More»