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US Places Sanctions on Ugandan Rebel Group

The United States has imposed sanctions on a Ugandan rebel group, one day after the U.N. Security Council did the same. The U.S. Treasury said Tuesday it is sanctioning the Allied Democratic Forces for "targeting children in situations of armed conflict through rape, killing, abduction and forced displacement." It said the group, which is based in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, launched attacks in the DRC last year that forced thousands of Congolese to flee into...

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