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Experts slam report on U.S. reaction to Syrian genocide

International | Holocaust Museum pulls the study exonerating the Obama administration
by Mindy Belz
Posted 9/06/17, 03:22 pm

SYRIA: On the eve of its release, the U.S. Holocaust Museum yanked back a major study set to exonerate the Obama administration’s policy toward Syria after prominent genocide experts protested.

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U.S. journalist killed in South Sudan

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 8/28/17, 11:14 am

An American freelance journalist was killed during Saturday clashes between government troops and rebels in South Sudan, officials confirmed. Christopher Allen, 28, had embedded with the rebels on a two-week mission. A deputy spokesman for the opposition, Col. Lam Paul Gabriel, said Allen and two other journalists had joined them in Kampala, Uganda. Gabriel said the rebel forces had launched a coordinated attack on several towns along the Ugandan border. Allen died in the crossfire near the town of Kaya.

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Israel defends weapons sale to South Sudan

International | Human rights activists call the arms deals war crimes
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 8/15/17, 12:53 pm

Israel’s government has said it committed no criminal offense after human rights activists accused the country of war crimes for selling weapons to South Sudan.

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