Report of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan

By United Nations Commission on Human Rights
March 6, 2017

South Sudan IDPs in Bentiu

South Sudanese IDPs in Bentiu, Unity State. Photo: European Commission DG ECHO.

Despite having committed to a peace agreement, South Sudan’s warring actors have shown no sign of following through with any of the requirements therein. In fact, the violence and crimes against civilians has escalated. One reason for the inability to follow through with the agreement is that those committing the human rights violations and abuses are the country’s political and military leaders.

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Security Topics: Identity Conflict