New Violence Sends Thousands of South Sudanese Fleeing

Clashes between the army and a rebel group, the National Salvation Front, broke out in Yei on January 19. This was barely four months after the latest peace deal aimed at ending the country's five-year civil war was signed by President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar.

Civilians fleeing Kajo Keji county, toward the southern border with Uganda (file photo).


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