APTOPIX South Sudan No Peace

By Editorial Board - 3 February 2016 at 8:49 am

In this photo taken Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, a displaced child holds clay model toys of a peacekeeper and a rifle, in the United Nations camp for displaced people in the capital Juba, South Sudan. When a delegation of South Sudanese rebels returned to the government-controlled capital Juba last month after two years of war, many refugees thought they would finally return to the homes they fled. But prospects for peace seem dim after the government and rebels missed a deadline last week to form a power-sharing government and end the war.  President Salva Kiir, an ethnic Dinka, and rebel leader Riek Machar, a Nuer, signed a peace deal in August, but fighting continues. Machar said Tuesday, Jan. 26 in Kampala, Uganda that he won’t return to Juba, South Sudan’s capital, because the decree violated the peace accord. (AP Photo/Jason Patinkin)

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