South Sudan Massacres Follow Independence

South Sudan, born six months ago in great jubilation, is plunging into a vortex of violence.

The trail of corpses begins about 300 yards from the corrugated metal gate of the United Nations compound and stretches for miles into the bush.

There is an old man on his back, a young woman with her legs splayed and skirt bunched up around her hips, and a whole family — man, woman, two children — all facedown in the swamp grass, executed together. How many hundreds are scattered across the savannah, nobody really knows. Full Story »

Posted by Manfred Ostrowski - via Memeorandum
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Subjects: World, Politics
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Posted by: Posted by Manfred Ostrowski - Jan 12, 2012 - 3:48 PM PST
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Edited by: Fabrice Florin - Jan 15, 2012 - 5:06 PM PST

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Katie Boswell
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by Katie Boswell - Jan. 15, 2012

Powerful snapshot of a violent conflict that has been reignited in the world's newest country. It showed some context, but it would have been strengthened by further explanation of what is going on, such as that provided by http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2012/jan/10/explainer-violence-in-south-sudan

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Manfred Ostrowski
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by Manfred Ostrowski - Jan. 12, 2012
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