South Sudan Accused of 'Scorched Earth' Policy

The UN has accused the government of deliberately attacking civilians, particularly women and children, in what it says appears to be a "scorched earth" policy against opposition forces in parts of the country.



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    VOA, 11 July 2018

    The U.N. human rights office accuses the South Sudanese government and its allies of brutally and deliberately attacking civilians, particularly women and children, in what it says… Read more »

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