Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
South Sudan: Untold Consequences of a Hidden War
Cedric Gerbehaye covered the growing tensions and the hidden war between the newly formed South Sudan and Sudan. The Khartoum regime continues to wage a war against the rebels of South Kordofan.
“Humanitarian disaster,” “war crimes,” “crimes against humanity,” “ethnic cleansing,” and “another Darfur” are the terms used by observers and analysts. Air strikes, ground fighting, mortar fire, killing and sexual violence are the facts. More than 100,000 people fled this hidden war to take refuge in the remote and impoverished area of the border between Sudan and the new state of South Sudan.
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