Africa

  • The UN Mission in South Sudan helps to medevac people who were wounded in clashes in Jonglei state, from Manyabol to Bor, the state capital, on July 14.
  • Global rights group Human Rights Watch says the army of South Sudan has committed "serious abuses against civilians in its anti-insurgency campaign in Jonglei state" against rebels led by David Yau Yau, shown here. 
  • Internally displaced persons rest in Pibor, Jonglei state in Jan. 2012 after fleeing the surrounding areas following a wave of ethnic violence. A new wave of clashes in July 2013 between the Lou Nuer and Murle has displaced thousands and left an unknown number wounded or dead, according to Human Rights Watch.
  • Wounded fighters from the Lou Nuer ethnic group, most of whom suffered gunshot wounds from fighting with Murle in Jonglei state, recover at a hospital in the state capital Bor.
  • Jonglei, South Sudan.

Violence in South Sudan's Jonglei State

Published July 20, 2013


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