The economy is devastated, and more than 2.4 million South Sudanes live as refugees in neighbouring countries that include Uganda, Ethiopia, and Sudan.
“When I returned back home in the morning I thought I would find my husband and son…They were no more. They had been killed the same night I was terribly raped”
The opposition is deeply fragmented…and the command structure of the state army, the SPLA, may even have broken down too.
Some 20,000 people have reportedly been detained under the state of emergency, which also led to curfews, bans on public assembly, and media and internet restrictions.
“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
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