World in View: Challenges for independent Southern Sudan

July 28, 2011

After 50 years in which millions have died, Southern Sudan becomes an independent nation on July 9. It is a momentous occasion marked by contradictions.

In Southern Sudan: While the Sudanese People’s Liberation Movement has been the primary organization in the liberation struggle, a number of splits occurred recently, and it remains to be seen how [=>]

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World in View: Sudan at the crossroads of self-determination

March 8, 2011

by Gerry Emmett

The final vote for southern Sudan’s independence from the north will be overwhelming. The days of referendum have been days of tears and memories along with happiness. Among the diaspora, people in line to vote echoed the words of one woman who said, “I’m casting my vote for the men and women who [=>]

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