Hundreds of thousands of people have been killed since South Sudan’s civil war began in December 2013, and millions more have been forced to flee their homes.
On one side of the conflict are troops and militias backing President Salva Kiir. On the other, those supporting former Vice President Riek Machar.
A peace deal was signed in 2018 to end the war, but the situation is far from settled, with atrocities having been committed by both sides, and continued fighting between the government and armed groups.
In February 2019, the United Nations Human Rights Council released a report describing what it believes is funding the war: the country’s rich oil industry.
It says that the state-owned Nilepet oil company “has diverted oil revenues which should