Women and children plead for peace in South Sudan ‘ghost town’

Women and children are urging authorities in South Sudan to restore peace in the town of Yei.

Violence between Government and opposition forces which erupted last year has forced thousands to flee.

Dianne Penn reports.

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UN and Africa: focus on DRC, South Sudan and Ebola

Malnutrition alert for 400,000 DRC Kasai children

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“Human rights violations in Yei may amount to war crimes”: UN

Violations and abuses against civilians specifically in Yei, may amount to war crimes or crimes against humanity, a new report released by the human rights division of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) says.

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Lives completely ruined in Yei, South Sudan

Humanitarians were barred from delivering much-needed medicines to the town of Yei in South Sudan on Friday, a senior official with the UN humanitarian affairs office, OCHA, has reported.

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Deadly attacks in South Sudan “horrific”

Reports of a series of deadly attacks in the South Sudanese town of Yei have been described as “horrific” by the UN mission in the country, UNMISS.

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