File - This file photo taken on September 20, 2015 shows people walking through the United Nations base outside Bentiu, which hosts around 118,000 people uprooted during the civil war, on September 20, 2015. AFP / TRISTAN MCCONNELL
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In Juba, many of those in the camps are from the country's second biggest ethnic group, the Nuer, who were among the first to be targeted as troops loyal to President Salva Kiir, a Dinka, fought it out with those allied to his ousted deputy, Riek Machar, a Nuer.Officially there is peace after an August deal – at least the eighth cease-fire agreed.The army and rebels have repeatedly accused each other of breaking an internationally brokered Aug. 26 cease-fire, and the key deadline last month for rebel chief Machar to return to Juba was missed.An African Union report – which listed a string of abuses, including forced cannibalism and dismemberment – gave little credence to Kiir's claim that the civil war was a coup plot, and included testimony that the ethnic violence in Juba had been prepared in advance.The conflict has triggered a humanitarian crisis with 2.3 million people forced from their homes and 4.6 million in need of emergency food.
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