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South Sudan: Army and police forces shooting and raping civilians in Jonglei

Headline Title:  South Sudan: Army and police forces shooting and raping civilians in Jonglei 03 October 2012 South Sudan should take immediate action to end human rights violations including torture, shootings and sexual violence by security forces carrying out a civilian disarmament campaign in Jonglei State, Amnesty International said in a new report today.The abuses by the South Sudan Army (known as the SPLA) and the South Sudan Police Service Auxiliary Force (SSPS) have taken place during Operation Restore Peace, instigated by the government in March 2012. “Far from bringing security…

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