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Clement Lochio Lomornana

Clement Lochio Lomornana

HRD, Journalist
Gurtong Media

Clement Lochio Lomornana is a prominent journalist and a strong voice in the defence of media rights and freedom of speech in Africa. The journalist has been working for a radio and internet news service called Gurtong Media for approximately 6 years and has been very vocal about the civil war and subsequent peace talks to end the 20-month conflict in the country. Clement Lochio Lomornana has been targeted a number of occasions in the past months as a result of his work.

South Sudan

South Sudanese authorities and militia groups continue to hamper human rights and humanitarian initiatives. Harassment, intimidation and death threats have all been used to discourage human rights defenders from conducting reporting or providing a platform to those critical of the government, and those voicing concerns over the on-going conflict and Intergovernmental Authority on Development-led peace agreement process.