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UN panel blames South Sudan leaders for Juba violence

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WHO’S TO BLAME? Internally-displaced people (IDP) look on during the arrival of the UN security council high delegation on September 3, 2016 at the UN House IDP camp in Juba. File photo by Charles Atiki Lomodong/AFP

The confidential report points the finger at President Salva Kiir and army chief of staff Paul Malong as having ordered the large-scale attacks that began on July 8

UNITED NATIONS (Sept. 9, 2016) — A UN panel of experts has concluded that heavy fighting that engulfed South Sudan’s capital Juba in July, forcing vice president and ex-rebel leader Riek Machar to flee, was “directed by the highest level” of the country’s military.  Continue reading UN panel blames South Sudan leaders for Juba violence