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South Sudan plagued by violence and corruption, Human Rights Council hears (UN News)

Many people in South Sudan are living in poverty after years of underdevelopment, corruption and conflict.

UNMISS\Nektarios Markogiannis. Many people in South Sudan are living in poverty after years of underdevelopment, corruption and conflict

Delivering an update to the forum in Geneva, Deputy UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Nada Al- Nashif, highlighted “staggering levels of localized violence”.

She attributed this to community-based militias who were responsible for almost all killings, injuries, abductions and sexual violence between April and June this year.

South Sudan plagued by violence and corruption, Human Rights Council hears  | | UN News