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South Sudan Opposition Politician Says Beaten While Detained

The leader of a small opposition party in South Sudan, who was taken from outside his home last week by unidentified men, claimed Friday his captors kept him bound and blindfolded, and beat him repeatedly. “They closed my eyes, they tied my hands and they took me somewhere very nasty," Peter Mayen Majongdit, the interim head of the recently created People's Liberal Party (PLP), said. Majongdit said his captors released him on Wednesday after holding him for a week in an...

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