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Conflict lurches toward genocide; Crisis in South Sudan, Part 1

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Conflict lurches toward genocide; Crisis in South Sudan, Part 1

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Conflict lurches toward genocide; Crisis in South Sudan, Part 1
Geoffrey Johnston
The Whig-Standard
1391 words
30 November 2016
KNGSWS
Final
A5
English
Copyright © 2016 Kingston Whig Standard

 

The ongoing conflicts in Iraq and Syria and the resultant refugee crises tend to dominate international news. Meanwhile, the escalating civil conflict and threat of genocide in South Sudan are being largely ignored by traditional news outlets and online digital news sites.

The long-suffering people of South Sudan endured many years of religious persecution, racism, slavery and economic oppression at the hands of the Islamist Arab regime that ruled the once-united Sudan.

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