Faculty Publication: South Sudan promised to investigate civil war atrocities

Jacqueline McAllister, Associate Professor of Political Science, has an article “South Sudan promised to investigate civil war atrocities. Why hasn’t that happened?” published in the Washington Post Monkey Cage blog on October 6, 2021.

A U.N. armored vehicle passes people walking toward a camp in Malakal, South Sudan, in December 2013. (Ben Curtis/AP)

Excerpt

Is South Sudan coming to terms with the violent five-year civil war that left 400,000 dead, and millions displaced? By 2018, a peace deal recommitted both sides to establishing a Hybrid Court for South Sudan, along with a truth-telling mechanism and reparations. The peace agreement that supporters and opponents of President Salva Kiir had agreed to now hangs by a thread.

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