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South Sudan civil war causes Africa’s worst refugee crisis

SIMONA FOLTYN, IMVEPI REFUGEE CAMP, NORTHERN UGANDA:

After completing the registration process, the new arrivals will receive their plot, to start a new life as refugees in Uganda. While they are safe here, there are many challenges ahead, not least processing the trauma of what they experienced back home.

This woman, who we’ll call “Agnes,” agreed to tell us about her harrowing experience. She says four government soldiers from President Salva Kiir’s Dinka tribe stopped her as she was fleeing South Sudan and raped her right in front of her family.

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