The UN Human Rights Commission recently issued a statement warning of ethnic cleansing in parts of South Sudan, the world's newest recognized country. UN officials cited instances of gang rape, starvation, and village burning.
The events are being compared to the 1994 Rwandan Genocide, which saw as many as one million deaths in just three months. What is behind South Sudan's ethnic violence, and could the country be on the brink of a full blown genocide?
Watch today's Seeker Daily video to find out.
NY Times: U.S., in Shift, Backs Arms Embargo for South Sudan as Genocide Risk Rises
Al Jazeera: UN: 'Ethnic cleansing under way' in South Sudan
BBC: South Sudan: What is the fighting about?