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un: south sudan rights violations may constitute war crimes - jurist - news

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un: south sudan rights violations may constitute war crimes - jurist - news

violence by government and aligned forces in south sudan may constitute war crimes [press release], according to a un report published tuesday.the office of the high commissioner for human rights [official website] released the report [text, pdf], which details the atrocities occurring in the former state of unity. this area has had a high military presence since 2014, resulting in opposition forces targeting civilians and leading to tens of thousands of deaths.the report speaks of the latest incident, taking place from april 2018 to may 2018, where more than 120 women and children were the victims of sexually violent war crimes. during this time, approximately 31,000 people had been displaced due to the violence. in such instances, interna...