South Sudan’s civil war threatens the livelihood – and possibly the existence – of the Shilluk ethnic group. The UN has warned of government-driven ethnic cleansing in the Upper Nile region. DW's Simona Foltyn reports from Kodok.
South Sudan's government claims progress is being made in implementing a peace agreement signed in 2015. But a closer look reveals that many pledges remain unfulfilled.
A new Human Rights Watch (HRW) report has called for tougher sanctions on senior officials in South Sudan for failing to end atrocities. HRW wants to see President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar punished, too.
A top general in the South Sudanese armed forces has stepped down in response to alleged atrocities by the government. The conflict has left tens of thousands dead, with the UN warning of "all-out ethnic civil war."
Fresh clashes have erupted around Malakal in South Sudan’s oil-producing northern region. Both government troops and fighters loyal to rebel leader Riek Machar are blaming each other for the violence.
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