South Sudan officials urged by UN human rights chief to stop conflict

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Dead bodies on the road side in Bentiu, South Sudan. (UNifeed – video capture)

Ordinary civilians in South Sudan are like the grass that suffers when two elephants fight in Africa.

That's what UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay, said as she expressed alarm at the ongoing conflict in the country which she says remains grave and could result in revenge killings.

Ms. Pillay accompanied by the Special Advisor on Genocide, Adama Dieng, arrived in the South Sudanese capital, Juba, on Monday to assess the human rights situation in the country.

Derrick Mbatha reports.

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