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Wave of Sexual Assaults on South Sudanese Women, Girls Condemned

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The head of the U.N. mission in South Sudan has condemned a recent wave of rapes and sexual assaults on women and girls near the town of Bentiu. "These attacks on vulnerable civilians are absolutely abhorrent and must stop. The violent assaults happened in a government-controlled area and it has primary responsibility for the safety of civilians," said David Shearer, chief of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan, UNMISS. Doctors Without Borders reported the attacks last...

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