2017-06-23 16:36:23

Is South Sudan Government Engaged in Ethnic Cleansing, Triggering Africa's Biggest Refugee Crisis?

An ethnic cleansing campaign carried out by the South Sudanese government has triggered one of the biggest refugee crises in Africa. The United Nations has accused the government’s Sudan People’s Liberation Army, known as the SPLA, of committing atrocities including mass rape and torture, as well as burning down entire villages. A U.N. report published in May says the abuses may amount to war crimes. We speak with journalist Nick Turse, a reporter with The Investigative Fund. He spent six weeks in South Sudan and refugee camps in neighboring countries.

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Zimbabwe in Limbo as Military Seizes Control & Places President Mugabe Under House Arrest

Zimbabwe in Limbo as Military Seizes Control & Places President Mugabe Under House Arrest

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On Asia Trip, Trump Met by Protests Calling on U.S. to Open Diplomatic Relations with North Korea

On Asia Trip, Trump Met by Protests Calling on U.S. to Open Diplomatic Relations with North Korea

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Yemeni Journalist: Saudi Arabia’s Total Blockade on Yemen is “Death Sentence” for All

Yemeni Journalist: Saudi Arabia’s Total Blockade on Yemen is “Death Sentence” for All

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Trump: We're Hitting ISIS Harder; Pentagon: We're Doing What?

Trump: We're Hitting ISIS Harder; Pentagon: We're Doing What?

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Revolt at Trump’s Pro-Coal, Pro-Nuclear & Pro-Gas Panel Rocks U.N. Climate Summit

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Pacific Climate Warriors Roll Out Anti-Coal “Red Carpet” for Angela Merkel at U.N. Climate Talks

Pacific Climate Warriors Roll Out Anti-Coal “Red Carpet” for Angela Merkel at U.N. Climate Talks

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Democracy Now! November 14, 2017

Democracy Now! November 14, 2017

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Democracy Now! Questions Trump’s Fossil Fuel Reps at COP23 If They Support Pulling Out of Paris Deal

Democracy Now! Questions Trump’s Fossil Fuel Reps at COP23 If They Support Pulling Out of Paris Deal