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Forgotten among the forgotten: Foreign refugees in South Sudan's civil strife

Date Published: 
03/21/2014
Summary: 

Peter is one of several hundred Eritreans who, as foreign refugees, take a place on the bottom rung of the dispossessed – and are the forgotten among the already forgotten local South Sudan refugees, in a country now at war for three months. There are over 300 Somalis, and 160 Ethiopians, says ACTED, the NGO organization running the camp. Some fear returning home due to violence and political persecution, too.