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Women lawmakers in South Sudan push for stronger laws on sexual violence

June 17, 2017 2:50 pm

In South Sudan, women parliamentarians are pushing for a family bill to help fight gender based violence. The UN says increased cases of sexual violence have been reported since civil war broke out in 2013. Twelve soldiers are currently standing trial for raping civilians, including aid workers in July last year. CGTN’s Patrick Oyet has more.

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July 24, 2017 4:49 am

Two Jordanians killed and Israeli man injured in shooting at Israeli embassy compound in Amman, Breaking News | Jordan – Amman, Jordan

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