"Atrocities" committed in South Sudan, says UN report

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Hilde Johnson. UN Photo/Tim McKulka

"Grave" violations of human rights and international humanitarian law have taken place in South Sudan, according to a report released on Thursday.

The report by the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) describes how civilians have suffered in the ongoing conflict in the country.

The new African country has been beset by fighting between government forces and troops loyal to former Vice-President Riek Machar who was sacked by President Salva Kiir in July last year.

To find out more about the report  Sebbit William spoke to the head of UNMISS, Hilde Johnson.

Duration: 4'58"

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