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Washington Panel Discusses Options in Preventing South Sudan Violence

Earlier this month, a U.N. human rights monitor warned that "ethnic cleansing" is under way in parts of South Sudan, and warned the country is on the brink of a genocide. After a 10-day visit to South Sudan, Yasmin Sooka, head of a U.N. Human Rights Council team, said people are being displaced from their homes through a process of starvation and gang rape, and the burning of villages. On Thursday, panelists gathered by the United States Institute of Peace and the Holocaust...

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