South Sudan

Juba (AFP) Witnesses described looting and finding a dead body, but the trial of 12 soldiers accused of raping foreign aid workers in Juba proceeded Thursday in the absence of the victims. The chilling attack on a hotel compound during fierce fighting in the South Sudanese capital a year ago cast a spotlight on atrocities by government troops in the country’s three-year civil war. And the military trial, now in its sixth week, has highlighted the difficulty in bringing perpetrators to book. First there were 22 suspects, then 13, nowRead More