South Sudan security forces surround house of opposition figure

April 24, 2015 3:01 PM

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JUBA (Reuters) - Security forces in South Sudan have surrounded the home of an opposition party leader who has been a leading critic of President Salva Kiir, he said on Friday.

Lam Akol, who formed his SPLM-DC party after breaking away from the ruling SPLM, opposed the extension last month of Kiir's term in office by three years and criticized the scrapping of elections due in June.

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