4.1 in 10,000 people starved to death per day across South Sudan’s Mayendit county – which is about 10 times the average global death rate
The largest South Sudanese refugee encampment in Uganda opened on August 3, at Bidi Bidi – and it’s already the world’s second largest refugee settlement!
“If they [Dinka] get you, they will slaughter you like a chicken,” one witness said. Another says he saw anti-government rebels raping a woman with a stick in the street
Some estimate that South Sudan’s death toll rivals Syria’s. Its war is politically driven by the “King of the Hill” logic of a crude state formation
The government response to dissent has historically been brutal. Civilians increasingly targeted and persecuted in a scorched earth counter-insurgency campaign in the southern region of Equatoria
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