South Sudan

South Sudan Military Intelligence Closes US Funded Radio

Eye Radio's Programming is mainly community based

The South Sudan military intelligence on Friday afternoon stormed and closed down the United States funded Eye Radio in the capital Juba.

Officers from the National Security Service according reporters who were at the station, viagra entered the building and first aimed to the three studios that were locked and subsequently took the keys before asking the workers to vacate the place.

“They emerged, sales accessed the studios and locked all of them. We were then told to leave,” a reporter who asked not be named understandably fearing reprisals, told ChimpReports.

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The intelligence officers didn’t mention the reasons for closing down the radio, whose programming is majorly community based.

The management of the station later posted a brief statement on social media saying the radio is off for the reasons beyond their control.

“This is to inform you our esteemed listeners that Eye Radio will unfortunately be shutting down its broadcast today for reasons beyond our control,” the statement read.

Media has been targeted several times since the internal conflict broke out in South Sudan in December 2013.


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