South Sudan

Targeted Groups
Perpetrators
Alert Status
Genocide Stage(s)
  • Civilians

  • Dinka militias & Kiir's government forces 

  • Nuer militias

Emergency
Stage 9: Extermination
Archaeological Map

Country Overview

US Holocaust Memorial Museum

Details

Since South Sudan's civil war began in 2013, Dinka government forces and Nuer militias have tortured, raped, and killed hundreds of thousands civilians based on ethnicity. Today, 8.3 million people depend on humanitarian aid, 4.5 million children are malnourished, and 1.6 million people are IDPs. Renewed violence threatens the country's fragile peace deal. 

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Page last updated:
9/7/2021

Resources

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South Sudan: Civilians Abused, Displaced in Counter-Insurgency

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South Sudan: Ethnic Conflict and Civil War

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Genocide Watch South Sudan Report 2020