Rape and Cannibalism Among Horrors of South Sudan War, African Union Says

October 28, 2015 6:45 PM

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Rape and Cannibalism Among Horrors of South Sudan War, African Union Says

NAIROBI, Kenya — Gang rape, the massacre of civilians and even instances of forcing captives to jump into fires and eat human flesh are among a long list of atrocities committed during South Sudan’s continuing civil war, according to a long-awaited report by the African Union.

The report, published late Tuesday but not widely available in eastern Africa until Wednesday, was written more than a year ago but was held back because African Union officials feared that it could complicate the on-again, off-again peace efforts for South Sudan, a fragile, destitute nation that ex...

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