Uli Mans: Referendum in Sudan: Old news

Sudan has made it into the headlines. Once more. This time, it is not because of atrocities in Darfur, nor is it because the president Omar Al-Bashir publicly resents the ICC arrest warrant against him. This time it is because of an unprecedented milestone in the country’s history. This week the polling for the Southern Sudan referendum on secession from the North takes place. Southerners have fought for 22 years for this right and an overwhelming majority is determined to vote for an independent South Sudan. The real question however is not what will be the referendum’s outcome, but what comes after.

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16 januari 2011