An Iron Fist in Lakes State: Law, Order, and Volatility on the Margins

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Abstract

The governor of Lakes state, Rin Tueny Mabor, rules the state with an iron fist, and is credited with reducing overall levels of inter-communal violence during his two years in office. Despite widespread allegations of human rights violations linked to his heavy-handed approach to security, he has received considerable national recognition for pacifying Lakes state.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationGeneva
PublisherSmall Arms Survey
Number of pages7
EditionHSBA Situation Update
Publication statusPublished - 18 Jul 2023

Keywords

  • South Sudan
  • Governance
  • Authoritarianism
  • state building
  • peace building

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