South Sudan abuses

JOHANNESBURG | Gang-rapes, lynchings: UN tallies latest South Sudan abuses

JOHANNESBURG — A new United Nations report says South Sudan government troops and allied fighters killed at least 232 civilians in a five-week period this year, with some victims hung from trees and others burned alive. The U.N. report released Tuesday is the latest snapshot of the widespread atrocities committed in the world’s youngest nation … Continue reading JOHANNESBURG | Gang-rapes, lynchings: UN tallies latest South Sudan abuses

Gang rapes and beheadings: UN reveals new South Sudan abuses

JUBA, South Sudan /February 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  The witness accounts remain appalling. One South Sudanese man returned home after hiding from government soldiers to find they had blinded his mother, gouging out her eyes with spears. She had tried to defend her 17-year-old daughter from being raped by more than a dozen soldiers and … Continue reading Gang rapes and beheadings: UN reveals new South Sudan abuses