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South Sudanese soldiers continue to attack civilians and disrupt aid shipments

By Heather Bourbeau / November 3, 2018 / Comments Off on South Sudanese soldiers continue to attack civilians and disrupt aid shipments

South Sudanese soldiers are reported to have attacked civilians and civilian property south and west of the city of Wau since June of this year. Tens of thousands of people have been displaced. Witnesses told the watchdog agency Human Rights Watch that soldiers attacked and shot civilians, burned and looted homes, looted a church and […]

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Will peace finally come to Western Sahara?

By Heather Bourbeau / November 1, 2018 / Comments Off on Will peace finally come to Western Sahara?

Morocco, Algeria, Mauritania and the Polisario Front have accepted a U.N. invitation to hold Western Sahara peace talks in December in Switzerland. Western Sahara is a disputed territory on the upper North African coast, one-fifth controlled by the self-proclaimed Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic and four-fifths controlled by Morocco. It borders Morocco, Algeria and Mauritania. The […]

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