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The Right to a Nationality and the Secession of South Sudan: A Commentary on the Impact of the New Laws

The Republic of South Sudan obtained its independence six months later, on July 9, 2011. The remaining people of South Sudanese who remain in the Republic of Sudan are being stripped of their Sudanese nationality and livelihoods, irrespective of the relative strength of their connections to either state, and their views on which state they would wish to belong to. This commentary analyzes the new legislation and discusses the implications.

Uploaded on: Jun 11, 2013
Last Updated: Dec 07, 2015
Author: Beth Goldberg

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Resource Type: Practitioner Resources Issues: Citizenship & Identification, Indigenous Peoples' Rights, Legal Aid & Public Interest Law Tool Type: Training Resources & Popular Education Languages: English Regions: Sub-Saharan Africa