[JURIST] The UN Security Council [official website; press release] on Thursday adopted a resolution [RES/2057 (2012), PDF] granting a one-year mandate extension for the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) [official website] through June 15, 2013. The Council left the South Sudan [BBC backgrounder; JURIST news archive] mandate unchanged, stressing the need to protect civilians, establish monitoring mechanisms and report the flow of personnel, arms and related material across the border of neighboring Sudan [BBC backgrounder; JURIST news archive]. Along...

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