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Rights Group Blames South Sudan Leaders for July Violence

A new report from Amnesty International says government forces in South Sudan deliberately killed and raped citizens while U.N. forces failed to act during clashes in the capital in July. The five days of fighting between forces loyal to President Salva Kiir and loyalists of then-first vice president Riek Machar left at least 270 people dead and displaced 36,000 from their homes. The report describes how government forces targeted people based on ethnicity and perceived political...

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