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People waved the national flags of South Sudan during a peace ceremony in the capital city of Juba last Thursday. South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar returned to Juba after two years of exile, saying he had come bearing a message of peace. AKUOT CHOL/Akuot Chol/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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South Sudanese soldiers listened to the verdict being delivered at their trial on Thursday. A military judge found 10 soldiers guilty of rape and murder during a violent attack at the Terrain Hotel in Juba in 2016. AP hide caption

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Tens of thousands of refugees are flocking to United Nations compounds like this one in Juba, while fears fester that fighting in the capital will resume. Tony Karumba/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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