South Sudanese soldiers wait for their verdict at the military court in Juba, South Sudan.
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A South Sudanese military court Thursday sentenced 10 soldiers to prison for the rape of five foreign aid workers and the murder of a journalist in a brutal assault on a hotel in Juba, and ordered the government to pay compensation to the victims. The attack, one of the worst on aid workers in South Sudan's civil war, took place on July 11, 2016, as President Salva Kiir's troops won a three-day battle iover opposition forces loyal to ex-Vice President Riek Machar.The court said the government must pay $4,000 to each of them.
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