This paper explores the cross-border attacks from South Sudan into Gambella in April 2016. Doing this it counters reductionist narratives of Murle communities and the role of Murle leaders.
Judith McCallum (PhD) holds a PhD in Cultural Geography from York University, Ontario, Canada. Her research focused on the impact of the Sudanese civil war on the identities of the Murle community in Jonglei, South Sudan. She currently serves as the Executive Director of the Life & Peace Institute.