The opposition is deeply fragmented…and the command structure of the state army, the SPLA, may even have broken down too.
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
“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
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