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UN Adviser Warns of Genocide Risk in South Sudan

The U.N. adviser on genocide said Friday that South Sudan, embroiled in civil war since 2013, was at a "strong risk of violence escalating along ethnic lines, with the potential for genocide." Adama Dieng spoke to reporters in South Sudan's capital, Juba, at the end of his five-day visit to the nation. Information Minister Michael Makuei disagreed with Dieng and said the U.N. adviser's assessment was "very unfortunate." "Here in South Sudan, what is...

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