UN rights chief asks Sudan’s generals to stop ‘senseless violence’

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By Emma Farge GENEVA (Reuters) – The United Nations human rights chief on Wednesday described the situation in Sudan as “heartbreaking” and made a direct call to the two warring generals to stop sexual violence and spare the lives of civilians. Fighting in Sudan that broke out more than a month ago has killed hundreds of civilians and forced more than one million people to flee the violence. Volker Turk, who met with both generals in Sudan in November, said his office had received reports of fighter jets and clashes in the capital Khartoum overnight despite a ceasefire. “Many civilians are vir…

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