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Cease-fire monitors accuse South Sudan and rebels of killing civilians

May 31, 2018

Cease-fire monitors accuse South Sudan and rebels of killing civilians

South Sudan's army massacred civilians, burned children alive and gang-raped women after a supposed cease-fire with rebels in December, according to reports by monitors appointed by the country's East African neighbors over a five-year civil war. South Sudan, which won independence from Sudan in 2011, ...

Sudan frees political prisoners from Khartoum jails

/ Feb 19, 2018

Sudan frees political prisoners from Khartoum jails

Sudanese authorities said on Sunday they would release more than 80 political prisoners from jails in the capital Khartoum, a week after the African country appointed a new security chief. A Reuters reporter said he had seen about 40 prisoners released from the main prison ...