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IGAD: S. Sudan Army Committing 'Grave' Abuses

A bloc of East African nations has accused South Sudan's army of committing serious human rights violations in an ongoing offensive against rebels. Friday's statement from IGAD - the Intergovernmental Authority on Development - said mediators have received credible reports of "violence targeting civilians, grave human rights abuses and destruction of villages" during an offensive that began in Unity State and spread to Jonglei and Upper Nile States. The statement also...

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