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Gang rape of aid workers in South Sudan is a turning point 24.8.2016 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The country faces one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world. But the brutal rape has left aid agencies wondering whether to pull out their foreign staff.
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Gang Rape Of Aid Workers In South Sudan Is A Turning Point 24.8.2016 NPR: All Things Considered
The country faces one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world. But the brutal rape has left aid agencies wondering whether to pull out their foreign staff.
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Aid Workers Provide Harrowing Accounts Of Being Attacked In South Sudan 18.8.2016 NPR News
Victims of the July 11 attack are coming forward with details. They say the international community is not doing enough to hold South Sudan to account.
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Rampaging South Sudan troops raped foreigners, killed local  15.8.2016 LA Times: Commentary

The soldier pointed his AK-47 at the female aid worker and gave her a choice.

"Either you have sex with me, or we make every man here rape you and then we shoot you in the head," she remembers him saying.

She didn't really have a choice. By the end of the evening, she had been raped by 15 South...

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Rampaging South Sudan troops raped foreigners, killed local 15.8.2016 Washington Post: World
The soldier pointed his AK-47 at the female aid worker and gave her a choice.
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Rampaging South Sudan troops raped foreigners, killed local 15.8.2016 AP Top News
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- The soldier pointed his AK-47 at the female aid worker and gave her a choice....
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South Sudan crisis deepens as once-stable areas fall into violence - UN relief chief 11.8.2016 New Kerala: World News
New York, Aug 11 : Recently returned from a three-day visit to South Sudan, United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O'Brien on Wednesday painted a grave picture of the enormous humanitarian crisis facing the world's newest country and the devastating impact of the ongoing violence on its people.
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New fighting in South Sudan could mean an end to a fragile peace 9.8.2016 LA Times: Commentary

The swamp, with its swaying reeds, pale purple water lilies and turbid waters, is full of bones.

Here is the spot where one family, fleeing an outbreak of fighting on the Upper Nile, ferried their children in a makeshift plastic canoe, only to find that it had leaked and the babies had silently...

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UN chief welcomes South Sudan's acceptance of African-led regional protection force 8.8.2016 New Kerala: World News
New York, Aug 8 : Welcoming the Government of South Sudan's acceptance of a regional protection force to help quell the ongoing violence in the country, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday called on all South Sudanese parties to uphold their responsibility to protect civilians and to demonstrate their commitment to a peace agreement, "the only viable path" out of the crisis.
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South Sudanese civilians fear the U.N. can’t protect them from a massacre 7.8.2016 Washington Post: World
War is looming, and vulnerable civilians question the effectiveness of the peacekeepers.
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South Sudanese civilians fear the U.N. can't protect them from a massacre 6.8.2016 Washington Post: World
War is looming, and vulnerable civilians question the effectiveness of U.N. peacekeepers.
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In South Sudan, mothers are so hungry many can no longer breast-feed 5.8.2016 Washington Post: World
After clashes last month, needs have grown, but aid groups have struggled to provide.
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In South Sudan, UN humanitarian chief calls for end to attacks against civilians, aid workers 4.8.2016 New Kerala: World News
New York, Aug 4 : United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O'Brien concluded on Wednesday his three-day mission to crisis-torn South Sudan, voicing serious concern at the humanitarian situation in the country and in particular the violence against civilians, as well as attacks against aid workers, which is hampering efforts to respond to the needs of the people affected by the fighting.
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In South Sudan, UN humanitarian chief calls on all parties to work together for peace 3.8.2016 New Kerala: World News
New York, Aug 3 : United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O'Brien on Tuesday called on all actors in South Sudan, including the international community supporting the country, to work together for a peace that will enable the nation and its people to realize their hopes for a better future.
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Witnesses: U.N. Peacekeepers Did Nothing As South Sudanese Soldiers Raped Women 28.7.2016 NPR News
Dozens of women and girls have reportedly been raped by South Sudanese soldiers near a U.N. compound in the capital. A U.N. spokesperson said they are taking the allegations "very seriously."
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Witnesses say South Sudan soldiers raped dozens near UN camp 27.7.2016 Washington Post: World
Two of the victims died, and at least one assault occurred as peacekeepers watched, witnesses said.
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Witnesses say South Sudan soldiers raped dozens near UN camp 27.7.2016 AP Top News
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) -- South Sudanese government soldiers raped dozens of ethnic Nuer women and girls last week just outside a United Nations camp where they had sought protection from renewed fighting, and at least two died from their injuries, witnesses and civilian leaders said....
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Senior UN relief official welcomes US and EU funding for emergency response in Lake Chad Bas 19.7.2016 New Kerala: World News

New York, July 19 : The top United Nations humanitarian official for Africa's Sahel region has expressed gratitude to the United States and the European Union for their financial support for people affected by violence in countries surrounding the Lake Chad Basin region - and called for greater international support.
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In South Sudan, bodies are being counted as peace accord appears to unravel 15.7.2016 Washington Post: World
“I hope the number [of dead] will not reach 1,000”
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Things Are Dire In South Sudan But Aid Workers See Signs Of Hope 13.7.2016 NPR News
Amid gunfire and grenades, aid workers struggle to provide food, water and health care to the residents of Juba.
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