South Sudan

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  • Sudan: War, injustice cause secession

    , by WILLIAMS Kerryn

    Celebrations have already begun in the south in anticipation of the long-awaited end to Khartoum’s brutal rule.
    The January 9-15 referendum on self-determination in south Sudan looks certain to result in the division of Sudan into two countries.
    About 96% of the 3.9 million registered voters (...)

  • Sudan: Why the people of the south voted for independence

    , by WILLIAMS Kerryn

    January 27, 2011 – Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal/Green Left Weekly — Sudan’s British colonial rulers laid the foundations for half a century of post-independence conflict and inequality in the south. The British occupiers consciously fostered a divide between the mostly Muslim, (...)

  • South Sudan should not be born into debt

    , by Jubilee Debt Campaign

    The referendum on secession for South Sudan is due to take place on Sunday 9 January. If South Sudan votes to secede a key decision will be on what happens to Sudan’s external debt of $35 billion, $20 billion of which is interest on original loans. |1|
    Tim Jones, policy officer at Jubilee Debt (...)