Posted by: APO | 17 September 2018

Human Rights Council hears plea for victims of ‘brutal’ sexual violence in South Sudan

“The Commission…once again heard testimonies of wanton killings and numerous accounts of brutal sexual violence,” said Yasmin Sooka, Chairperson of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan. “Women in South Sudan have been treated by government soldiers and armed actors to the conflict, including local militias, as spoils of the conflict.” In Yei county, women community leaders told… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/human-rights-council-hears-plea-for-victims-of-brutal-sexual-violence-in-south-sudan?lang=en


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