FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 2, 2023
Joint Statement on Christopher Allen by the Embassies of the United States of America and of the United Kingdom in Juba, South Sudan
On World Press Freedom Day, the U.S. and U.K. Embassies in Juba renew their calls for the transitional Government of South Sudan to conduct a credible investigation into the death of Christopher Allen and to make the results public. Mr. Allen was a dual American-British national who was killed while covering clashes between the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) and the Sudan People’s Liberation Army-in Opposition (SPLA-IO) on August 26, 2017.
Note: The audio file of the Statement is read by U.S. Ambassador to South Sudan Michael J. Adler.