South Sudanese refugees look on as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees visits the Nyumanzi transit centre in Adjumani, north of the capital Kampala on August 29, 2016. AFP / Isaac Kasamani
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In South Sudan, dreams of freedom end in rape, murder"We women, we dare not go out at night because we risk being raped by soldiers," Catherine Atanasyo says. Like 25,000 other South Sudanese people in and around the northwestern town of Wau, Atanasyo took refuge in a U.N. camp two months ago when violence tore through this part of the country, in yet another spasm of tribal violence driven by the desire for power and property.South Sudan won its independence in 2011 after decades of war with Sudan, to the north.As so often in South Sudan's battles, no one knows the number killed, but at the U.N. camp, there are many who say they lost people close to them.
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