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A year into Sudan civil war, Sudanese-American reflects on conflict's roots and family trapped there

Here & Now‘s Deepa Fernandes talks with a man named Yasser. He fled Sudan and came to the United States in 1999, escaping the regime of dictator Omar al-Bashir. Now, his family is trapped in Sudan. His brother has been tortured by the Rapid Support Forces, or RSF.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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