Starvation being used as a weapon of war in South Sudan, report reveals

International community urged to intervene as hundreds of thousands forced into refugee camps as homes and crops destroyed and aid workers attackedStarvation is being used as a weapon of war by South Sudan government forces against their own citizens, an investigation has found.Deliberate starvation tactics used by government forces and allied militia, and by opposition forces, are driving civilians out of their homes, exacerbating Africa’s largest refugee crisis, according to the report published on Thursday. Continue reading...

Starvation being used as a weapon of war in South Sudan, report reveals

International community urged to intervene as hundreds of thousands forced into refugee camps as homes and crops destroyed and aid workers attacked

Starvation is being used as a weapon of war by South Sudan government forces against their own citizens, an investigation has found.

Deliberate starvation tactics used by government forces and allied militia, and by opposition forces, are driving civilians out of their homes, exacerbating Africa’s largest refugee crisis, according to the report published on Thursday.

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