UN Must Improve Peacekeeping in South Sudan, Say Aid Groups

July 29, 2016 11:00 AM

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Ten relief organizations working in South Sudan say the U.N. should urgently improve its peacekeeping mission in the country to protect civilians and help deliver aid to civilians affected by the country's civil war.

The groups, including Oxfam, CARE, and the International Rescue Committee, issued a joint statement in South Sudan's capital, Juba, on Friday following reports that U.N. peacekeepers failed to act when government forces targeted civilians under the U.N.'s protection, including raping dozens of Nuer ...

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