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GROSS HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES SEEN IN S. SUDAN: REPORT

Gross Human Rights Abuses

NAIROBI, Kenya — Horrific, ethnically motivated attacks of physical and sexual violence launched in South Sudan by warring parties constitute war crimes and crimes against humanity, Amnesty International said Thursday, while a new U.N. report said more than 300 people men from one ethnic

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FOOD CRISIS

FOOD CRISIS

In Need of Food
Some 3.5 million South Sudanese, or one in three people, face an acute lack of food, the United Nations says. A widespread famine is looming after violence disrupted farming and food prices soar. In Sudan, food is scarce in Darfur, the Nuba Mountains and some eastern

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AIRDROPS AIM TO EASE SUDAN SUFFERING

AIRDROPS AIM TO EASE SUDAN SUFFERING

Airdrops to Ease Suffering
By Nicholas Bariyo

KAMPALA, Uganda—The World Food Program has started emergency airdrops of food to millions of people isolated by conflict and rainy conditions in South Sudan, the food agency said Monday, in the latest effort to address an unfolding crisis in the world’s youngest

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FEAR AND TRAUMA PREVENT DISPLACED SOUTH SUDANESE FROM RETURNING HOME

FEAR AND TRAUMA PREVENT DISPLACED SOUTH SUDANESE FROM RETURNING HOME

Many Fear to Return Home to South Sudan
MALAKAL, 16 June 2014 (IRIN) – Civilians displaced by brutal fighting in South Sudan are ignoring calls from government officials to return to  their homes, preferring the safety of squalid UN bases to the risk that conflict could again engulf towns already

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SOUTH SUDAN’S LOOMING DISASTER: FAMINE IN THE WAKE OF CIVIL WAR

SOUTH SUDAN’S LOOMING DISASTER: FAMINE IN THE WAKE OF CIVIL WAR

About 50,000 children are at risk of starvation in the man-made crisis

IN MALAKAL, SOUTH SUDAN BY TY MCCORMICK foreign@washpost.com This reporting was made possible in part by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.
Nyarony Choing is as old as South Sudan. And like the world’s newest nation, she

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Q&A: DOCTOR DESCRIBES HOW SUDANESE BOMBERS TERRORIZED HOSPITAL

Q&A: DOCTOR DESCRIBES HOW SUDANESE BOMBERS TERRORIZED HOSPITAL

“The loud screech of the jet was almost immediately followed by the loud boom of the explosion.”
Tom Catena, a Catholic missionary doctor from the United States, is the only trained surgeon in the rebel-held part of the Nuba Mountains of Sudan. At the Mother of Mercy Hospital in the

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GIDEL HOSPITAL BOMBED BY GOVERNMENT OF NORTH SUDAN

GIDEL HOSPITAL BOMBED BY GOVERNMENT OF NORTH SUDAN

Sudan Bombs Only Hospital in Nuba Mountains
WATCH: Exclusive Video Report
On May 1 the Sudan government sent a Sukhoi 24 fighter jet to bomb the Mother of Mercy Hospital in the Nuba Mountains. The attack was followed by another bombing on May 2. A surveillance
drone was seen just

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