Has South Sudan’s violent conflict shifted gears or it is mere propaganda?

A priest of Yambio Catholic Church speaks to Internally Displaced People, at the church compound, in Riimenze. The church hosts more than 7,000 South Sudanese people displaced across the country. Picture by Oliver Charles | 12 May 2018

Most Internally Displaced People who agree to speak on record say soldiers connected to SPLA-In Opposition and forces attached to former South Sudan’s politician, Joseph Bangazi Bakosoro, of former Yambio state are the ones fighting. However, the government forces control Yei town where these new arrivals are sheltering. Some narratives suggest the government of South Sudan might have brainwashed the populations (of Yei town) into blaming rival factions – a way of downplaying their involvement in the on-going conflict that has ravaged the country. CBN (http://crossbordernet.org) cannot independently confirm the allegations. Furthermore, civilians pay the price of the conflict. Listen to the story: