South Sudan: Deliberate killings by government troops as UN forces fail to protect civilians
Guns turned on civilians
Targeted killings and rape
UN failure to adequately protect civilians
Call for arms embargo
South Sudanese government forces are responsible for deliberately killing civilians, raping women and girls and looting property in July in Juba, the country’s capital, Amnesty International said in a new report launched today. “South Sudanese government troops killed men from the Nuer ethnic group, raped women and girls, and carried out a massive campaign of pillage,” said Joanne Mariner, Amnesty International’s Senior Crisis Response Adviser.
25 October 2016