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Attack on S Sudan UN Base may Constitute ‘War Crime’

UN security Council expresses outrage over attack on one of their bases in South Sudan where civilians were sheltering which saw at least 58 people killed

Members of the White Army, a South Sudanese anti-government militia, attending a rally
Members of the White Army, a South Sudanese anti-government militia, attending a rally

BY AFP,

THE United Nations Security Council said the attack which killed at least 58 people on a UN base in South Sudan where thousands of civilians were sheltering may ‘constitute a war crime’.

Expressing its “outrage” over the attack on Friday, the world body demanded the South Sudan government do more to prevent future attacks against civilians.

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms these acts and underscored that attacks on civilians and UN peacekeepers may constitute a war crime,” said a statement that was adopted unanimously by all Security Council members.  Continue reading Attack on S Sudan UN Base may Constitute ‘War Crime’