UN Official Insists on Swift Action to End Abuses in South Sudan 1 234 567

UN Official Insists on Swift Action to End Abuses in South Sudan

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There has been a "massive" increase in human rights abuses in South Sudan over the past nine months, partly because of the failure of the international community to set up a court and bring perpetrators to justice, a U.N. official said Tuesday.

The scale of human rights abuses in South Sudan, particularly sexual violence, is "so horrifying that the consequences of doing nothing are unthinkable," said Yasmin Sooka, chairwoman of the U.N. Commission on Human Rights in...

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