Bentiu

(Late) March, 2000
The combined SPLA/SPDF forces forced the GoS/Paulino Matiep militia troops back into the town of Bentiu. This led to GoS/Paulino Matiep alleged killings (again) of suspected SPLM/A/SPDF supporters in Bentiu in retaliation. The revenge attacks killed at least 160 people.

Perpetrator: SPLA/SPDF, GoS/Paulino Matiep militia
Reference: HRW 2003: 41, 256; A head chief of the Leek Nuer in Bentiu, confidential communication from relief source, May 1, 2000



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