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war and conflict

Victims of South Sudan's War Were Raped, Burned, Made to Drink Blood and Eat Flesh

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.
Samuel Oakford
10.29.15
war and conflict

The Battle for Cattle: Civilians Starve as Soldiers Loot Livestock in South Sudan

It appears that South Sudan’s government is using hunger as a weapon of war against civilians in rebel-held parts of the country.
Jason Patinkin
8.10.15
africa

South Sudanese Troops Burned Civilians Alive and Crushed Them With Tanks, Say New Reports

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.
Sally Hayden
7.22.15
africa

South Sudan Faces Economic Devastation and Famine as Fighting Grows More Ferocious

The UN warned Friday that continued fighting between opposition forces and the South Sudanese government has led to "alarming gross" human rights violations.
Kayla Ruble
5.23.15
Ambushed in South Sudan

Ambushed in South Sudan (Full Length)

We traveled with the SPLA to recapture the strategic city of Bor from rebels... only the raid didn't turn out quite as they had expected.
VICE News
3.13.14
Ambushed in South Sudan

Ambushed in South Sudan (Part 5 of 5)

Rebel forces launched a deadly surprise assault against the SPLA in Pariek Boma, scattering the government forces into temporary retreat.
VICE News
3.7.14
Ambushed in South Sudan

Ambushed in South Sudan (Part 4 of 5)

Tension escalates as the SPLA and rebel forces exchange gunfire outside of Bor, South Sudan.
VICE News
3.6.14
Ambushed in South Sudan

Ambushed in South Sudan (Part 3 of 5)

The SPLA encounter rough terrain on their journey to confront rebel forces at the front lines of the South Sudan conflict.
VICE News
3.6.14
VICE News

Ambushed in South Sudan (Part 1 of 5)

We went on a guided tour with soldiers into the bush and ended up in the Battle of Bor.
VICE News
3.4.14