Greater Jonglei region authorities convene reconciliation conferences to discuss the violence but revenge attacks, cattle raiding and child abduction persist.
Sudanese security forces have fired tear gas to disperse large crowds demonstrating against the country's military rule in capital Khartoum and neighbouring cities, according to witnesses.
A protester was shot dead and 125 others were injured during Sunday's mass demonstrations against the October 25 military takeover.
Amnesty International documents deliberate targeting of civilians by fighters aligned with rival political factions.
43 people were killed and 16 villages burned down after a "dispute over camel looting" sparked violent clashes.
President Salva Kiir vows no return to war amid looming starvation, political insecurity, economic ruin and natural calamities in the African country.
Haiti and South Sudan were also placed on a “grey list” of countries under increased monitoring to counter money laundering and terrorist financing, while Ghana was removed from the list.
Regional officials say at least 12 people killed in a suspected herdsmen attack on a village east of main town in Abyei, a disputed region under UN protection since South Sudan gained independence in 2011.
The measures are part of a package of human rights sanctions targeting a dozen individuals from Myanmar, China, Russia, North Korea, Eritrea, South Sudan and Libya.
More than 88 million people were suffering from “acute hunger” at the end of 2020 due to conflict and instability, a 20 percent increase in one year, says UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres at UNSC meeting.
UNICEF expects that 10.4 million children will suffer from acute malnutrition in 2021 due to prolonged conflicts, internal displacement and the coronavirus pandemic.
The agencies swung the spotlight on Burkina Faso, northeastern Nigeria, South Sudan and Yemen, all facing rising levels of acute hunger with potential risk of famine.
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