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Senegal: Casamance, an invisible war
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Senegal: Casamance, an invisible war

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By: Guadi Calvo / Source: Resumen Latinoamericano / The Dawn News / January 15, 2018 Last Saturday January 6th, in the Boffa Bayotte forest, in the Senegalese region of Casamance, the massacred bodies of 13 young people were found, 10 killed by gunfire, 2 decapitated and the last one burned. […]

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A family sit under a tree around which they live in the village of Aburoc, South Sudan, on May 11, 2017. Thousands of people, predominantly from the Shilluk tribe, have fled here after fighting forced them from their homes. Arriving in Aburoc with only what they could carry, many people are living outside in the open without any shelter.
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[Photo] Seeking shelter in war-torn South Sudan

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Many South Sudanese, including the Shilluk tribe, have been displaced several times amid the ongoing conflict. By: Phil Hatcher-Moore / Source: Al Jazeera / The Dawn News / October 14, 2017 Nearly four million people, or roughly a third of the country’s population, have been forced from their homes by […]

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A man points at a Biafran flag painted on a wall on Old Market Road in Onitsha, Nigeria, during a shutdown in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Nigerian Civil War on May 30. At least 1 million people were killed in the war, started after an ex-Nigerian military officer declared an independent Republic of Biafra in 1967. Photo credit: Stefan Heunis / AFP / Getty
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Nigeria’s military says it didn’t call Biafra separatists terrorists, days after doing just that By: Conor Gaffey / Source: Newsweek / September 19, 2017 Nigeria’s conflict with separatists calling for an independent state, known as Biafra, has escalated in recent months. The leader of the main pro-Biafra group, Nnamdi Kanu, […]

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