The UN has issued a scathing report on the human rights situation in South Sudan. It says the government there is largely responsible for a huge number of crimes, with "a massive use of rape as an instrument of war."
The South African retired army colonel was a former adviser to Riek Machar, South Sudan's vice president-turned-rebel leader. Five years into South Sudan's civil war, thousands have been killed and 2 million displaced.
The government of Sudan has often been accused of violating human rights and just as often, it has denied these charges. DW's Conflict Zone put Sudanese Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour in the hot seat.
The mass murder of civilians at the hands of US troops in a South Vietnamese village in 1968 made My Lai a byword for American war atrocities and forced the US to look inward. What impact does its legacy have today?
Up to six million people in South Sudan face extreme hunger a report by the UN says, that's an increase of 40 percent since 2017. The report warns that famine could return to the country in the throes of civil war.
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