south sudan war
“We’re not going to stop. If Juba thinks that without bullets we’re not going to be able to protect ourselves and our people they’re wrong,” rebel leader Thomas Cirillo told VICE News.
Recent atrocities in the capital Juba are the product of a civil war between tribes, but there are natural resources behind decades of strife.
More than two years after civil war broke out in South Sudan, the heightened death toll from the UN comes as optimism continues to dwindle on the potential that a peace deal signed between warring factions last year will be implemented.