The UN has said 440 civilians were killed in South Sudan’s Tambura district last year as government forces fought militias. A new report says civilians were gang-raped, detained, and children recruited into militias among other human rights violations. The violence in Tambura area in Western Equatoria State occurred between June and September 2021. The UN’s High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet has called for those responsible to be held to account.
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