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09 Feb 2017 description
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Under a barrage of shelling, Haider Anur and his wife fled their home last year with five children in tow. The family did not have time to take anything with them.

They were among tens of thousands of civilians displaced when Sudanese forces took over Al-Azarak, an area in the conflict-torn South Kordofan in Sudan that is so fertile it feeds an entire county.

“Some people might die of hunger,” Anur worried at the time.

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13 Jan 2016 description
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We thought it was going to be fighting, fighting until all of us died," recalls Mary, a widow and mother of five who lost her husband and other family members during the Second Sudanese Civil War that ended 11 years ago this week.

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25 Apr 2014 description
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By Adama Dieng, United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide

Images of Charles Taylor being arrested and indicted in 2006 for his crimes in Sierra Leone's brutal civil war were splashed over the front pages of global news sites. When he was convicted in 2012, the spectacle was widely broadcast around the world. Elsewhere, the wheels of justice at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda have been grinding away steadily since 1995. Out of 95 indictments, and some 75 convictions later, complaints continue that génocidaires are still at large.