South Sudan—Oil Continues To Fuel Conflict Despite Peace Deal, Says U.N. Report

Reuters | 02/20/2019

South Sudan has witnessed an upsurge of rape, killings and torture despite the passage of a major peace deal last year, according to a U.N. report cited by Reuters. Large-scale displacement, extrajudicial killings, fighting and mass rape have not ended since a peace agreement was signed in September, according to a U.N. Commission on Human Rights report that was released on Wednesday. Revenues from oil sales, which form the backbone of the South Sudanese economy, have been channeled...

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