Sudan People's Liberation Movement

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
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
saving south sudan doc

Unholy Alliance

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...
Robert Young Pelton
5.29.14
saving south sudan doc

Life Under the Trees

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...
Robert Young Pelton
5.28.14
News

What the Hell Is Going on in South Sudan?

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.
Tom Law
12.18.13
VICE News

Sudan's Forgotten Warriors

“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.
Aris Roussinos
9.24.12