"The civilians are caught in a deadly circle and they're certainly not being protected," said Donatella Rovera, Amnesty International's senior crisis response adviser.
Civil war is pushing South Sudan closer to starvation →
"We need imminent protection before it's too late," he said, according to an internal report. "If we get killed because we told you the truth today so be it."
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