Galleries: Inter-Tribal Violence, South Sudan. 2009: inter-tribal-website-5

Murle warriors preparing for a generation fight. Each generation must, when the time is right, challenge the authority of the age group above. The recent fights have been particularly violent as a more aggressive generation bids for power. Using long sticks and clubs the men fight at night, in secret, often resulting in serious injury and occasionally death.

Murle warriors preparing for a generation fight. Each generation must, when the time is right, challenge the authority of the age group above.  

The recent fights have been particularly violent as a more aggressive generation bids for power. Using long sticks and clubs the men fight at night, in secret, often resulting in serious injury and occasionally death.