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Eritrea to Begin Evacuating Citizens from South Sudan

Eritreans control 60-70 percent of the Business in the Capital Juba
Eritreans control 60-70 percent of the Business in the Capital Juba

By TesfaNews,

The Eritrean Embassy in South Sudan says it is giving priority to evacuating citizens from Benitu and Unity State amid reports of escalating violence and alarming discovery of mass graves.

Unconfirmed reports indicate that around 500 Eritreans taking refuge at a United Nation Peace Keeping compound in Bor along with thousands of displaced Sudanese.

The embassy also said it is closely following the situation in other areas of the country too and will do the same if deemed necessary.

The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, in a statement today said “we have discovered a mass grave in Bentiu, in Unity State, and there are reportedly at least two other mass graves in the capital Juba.” Continue reading Eritrea to Begin Evacuating Citizens from South Sudan