Sudan People's Liberation Movement
African Union investigators have released a report recounting a litany of horrors committed in the course of South Sudan's ongoing civil war, including routine gender-based violence and the indiscriminate killing of civilians.
In a report released on Wednesday, Human Rights Watch said that the deliberate attacks on civilians and civilian property during the offensive carried out between April and June 2015 amount to war crimes.
This is chapter 11 of Robert Young Pelton and Tim Freccia's sprawling 35,000-plus-word epic exploration of the crisis in South Sudan. You can skip ahead and read the full text here or <a href...
This is chapter ten of Robert Young Pelton and Tim Freccia's sprawling 35,000-plus-word epic exploration of the crisis in South Sudan. You can skip ahead and read the full text here or <a href...
Observers and world leaders are worried that it might.
Has Juba, the country's capital, witnessed a botched coup, or something else?
Months of tension within the young nation turned into full-fledged fighting last Sunday night. President Salva Kiir claims that the attack was a failed coup attempt, but anti-government forces say that it was an effort by the president to crush dissent.
“What do people in the West think about Blue Nile?” one general asked me. “Do they think we’re winning? Do they think we’re in the right?” No, I said, no one in the West ever thinks anything about Blue Nile at all.