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Sudan People: Nuer Villages and Maize Mash

sudan people: In December 2013, President Salva Kiir, a Dinka, fired vice-president Riek Machar, a Nuer, and unleashed his Sudan People's Liberation on Nuer villages, according to CTV. They killed and raped civilians and burned their homes. But fighting soon broke out between rival ethnic groups. South Sudanese refugees queue to receive a lunch of maize mash and beans, at the Imvepi reception centre, where newly arrived refugees are processed before being allocated plots of land in nearby Bidi Bidi refugee settlement, in northern Uganda, on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Although a peace agreement was made in 2015, it didn't hold. AP Photo/Ben Curtis Those loyal to Machar retaliated, also killing and raping based on ethnicity, according to Human Rights Watch. ( As reported in the news.