Local Violence Engulfs South Sudan

 Source: UN News published on 19 February 2021 a summary of a new UN Human Rights Commission report on violence in South Sudan.  

The UN Human Rights Council-appointed investigators said the bloodshed faced by civilians in South Sudan is the worst recorded since the country’s civil war began in December 2013.  Most of the violence is occurring at the local level.  The Commission members described the situation as shocking.  0 commentsLabels: abductionchild soldiersDinkaethnicitygenderhuman rightsNuersexual violenceSouth Sudanviolence