Sudan, Civil War, NPR discussed on It's Only a Game


The violence suppressor the surprise dance to the last doll to the replacing of the heels uh you know the giving the first gift of heels and all those details i hadn't known about kings and yet as or this aspect of latino culture but i think the thing that became most clear is that at the core of these ceremonies is familial love and that's what you see celebrated in each of the four films and it's a universal aspect of human life and latino irish every culture pours so much into their children and that's what you see through these can and yet us mm rossi alvarez alvarez's featured in the new hbo series of tinton yet us story directed by filmmaker matt o'neill thanks to you both for sharing this project thank you as robin us who will cisco sending me man quarter of the emeka saturday his son soon fought every ma screaming says going beyond lucy whom the learns a horrible you're listening to weekend edition from npr news south sudan is the youngest country in the world it got its independence six years ago and then plunged pretty quickly into civil war today at suffering one of the greatest humanitarian crises in the world but it's a story that's hard to cover because south sudan is one of the hardest places for journalists and aid workers to operate npr's east africa correspondent eight or peralta has managed to do some reporting from south sudan he joins us now from his base in nairobi hiader color you've visited refugee camps in the area you've been following this humanitarian disaster what are you hearing about the situation on the ground it's house down you know the most awful part about this story is the unbelievable toll it's taken on civilians more than two million south sudanese have fled to neighboring countries and at one point earlier this year the fighting was so bad that people were dying of hunger in some parts of south sudan right now we're getting comprehensive studies done that tell us how fast the suffering as one of those studies was done by george washington university and if found that a third of the women they surveyed had suffered some kind of sexual violence deal troubling parts.

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