Keira Knightley and a woman from Sudan
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Keira Knightley describes meeting women in South Sudan camp

Keira Knightley has described the "horrendous" conditions inside a refugee camp in South Sudan.

Thousands of people have been killed in the country since December and one and a half million are homeless.

The actress visited a camp in Bor for Oxfam, and told 5 live reporter Stephen Chittenden about the "desperate need" of the people she met.

She recalled being particularly affected by a recently widowed woman, called Rebecca, who explained how much she missed the way her husband held her.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 5 live's Victoria Derbyshire programme on 9 July 2014.

  • 09 Jul
  • From the section Africa
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