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South Sudan conflict: Bentiu 'ethnic slaughter' condemned

<b>Hundreds of people were killed because of their ethnicity after South Sudan rebels seized the oil hub of Bentiu last week, the UN has said.</b><p>They were targeted at a mosque, a church and a hospital, the UN Mission in South Sudan said in a statement.<p>It added that hate speech was broadcast on local …

GRAPHIC CONTENT. The UN today released...

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. The UN today released video showing “targeted killings of civilians” in the oil city of Bentiu, South Sudan, on April 15 …

South Sudan rebels slaughter hundreds in oil town of Bentiu, the United Nations says

Rebel gunmen in South Sudan massacred hundreds of civilians in ethnic killings when they captured the oil town of Bentiu last week, the United …

South Sudan: thousands flee city as government troops launch offensive

Thousands of people fled from a city in South Sudan on Thursday as government forces launched an offensive against rebels, wreaking fresh havoc in the world's newest country.<p>Bentiu, capital of oil-rich Unity state, was said to be a ghost town as soldiers loyal to the president, Salva Kiir, tried to …

UN condemns ethnic killings in South Sudan

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — U.N. human rights investigators have confirmed that hundreds of civilians were killed because of their ethnicity after rebel …