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UN Human Rights Council Hears Plea to Protect Victims of ‘Brutal’ Sexual Violence in South Sudan

NEW YORK—(ENEWSPF)—September 17, 2018
By: United Nations Media
The plight of South Sudan’s women and girls “should no longer be ignored”, UN investigators told the UN Human Rights Council on Monday, citing the disturbing testimonies of sexual abuse victims who have been treated by soldiers and militias as the “spoils” of the more than five-year conflict.

“The Commission…once again heard testimonies of wanton killings and numerous accounts of brutal sexual violence,” said Yasmin Sooka, Chairperson of the

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