U.N. Reports Systematic Rape in South Sudan Conflict

March 11, 2016 9:38 AM

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U.N. Reports Systematic Rape in South Sudan Conflict

GENEVA — First they killed her husband. Then, the South Sudanese woman said, government soldiers tied her to a tree and forced her to watch as at least 10 of them raped her 15-year-old daughter.

A little more than two years after the outbreak of civil war in South Sudan, the United Nations said Friday that all parties to the conflict had committed serious and systematic violence against civilians, but it singled out forces loyal to President Salva Kiir as the worst offenders.

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