New Report Indicts Nine South Sudan Leaders

Soldiers Assume We Are Rebels is a new 52-page report by Human Rights Watch which calls for sanctions against President Salva Kiir, former Vice President Riek Machar, former army chief of staff Paul Malong, and six other commanders in view of the "mounting evidence of grave violations during the conflict".



  • South Sudan:   Top Leaders Fail to End Abuses

    HRW, 1 August 2017

    South Sudanese government and opposition leaders have failed to halt atrocity crimes, including killings, rape, and forced displacement, or to hold those responsible to account,… Read more »

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  • South Sudan:   Caught in South Sudan's War

    HRW, 1 August 2017

    One hot Tuesday afternoon last January, about 10 South Sudanese government soldiers came to Elizabeth's village, Romoji, in Kajo Keji county, near the Ugandan border. Many of the… Read more »

  • Rwanda:   Rwanda Deploys Regional Protection Force to S. Sudan

    New Times, 1 August 2017

    The first officers under the Reconnaissance Company of the Mechanised Infantry Battalion of Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) left the country on July 30, enroute to Juba in South Sudan,… Read more »

  • Uganda:   Division in Machar Team Threatens Entebbe Unity Deal

    East African, 31 July 2017

    Even as the three major warring factions of the Sudan Peoples Liberation Movement finally signed a reconciliation agreement on July 27, 2017, the deal stands on weak foundation, as… Read more »

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