A UN report has revealed the horrific human rights abuses committed in South Sudan’s five-year civil war – including the story a woman who says her 12-year-old son was forced to have sex with his grandmother to stay alive.
The latest report was released on Friday by a United Nations commission in the hopes of one day finding justice.
It includes a horrific day in Pagak town when one South Sudanese man returned home after hiding from government soldiers to find they had blinded his mother, gouging out her eyes with spears.
She had tried to defend her 17-year-old daughter from being raped by more than a dozen soldiers and didn’t succeed. Seventeen soldiers then raped her. The family’s father was beheaded.
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