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Civil Society views on justice and reconciliation for South Sudan | Insight on Conflict

The deadly conflict that has gripped South Sudan since December 14th 2013, precipitated by in-fighting between the country’s President Salva Kiir and his former-Vice President Riek Machar, has produced human rights abuses, grave atrocities and suffering on a massive and truly tragic scale. Sparked first within the government compounds in Juba and rapidly tearing through vast swathes of the country, at the time of writing, according to UN estimates, the conflict is believed to have killed over 10,000 people and forcibly displaced over 500,000 from their homes. Photographs issued by the international media depict scenes of a post-apocalyptic land, where homes of been scorched to the ground, bodies litter the streets and all remaining life has fled.

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