Sudanese citizens criticize cabinet’s plan to treat S Sudanese as foreigners

Published: 21/Mar/2016
Source: Radio Tamazuj

Sudanese citizens of diverse backgrounds have criticized the decision taken by President Omar al-Bashir’s cabinet to treat South Sudanese nationals in its territory as foreigners and prosecute any South Sudanese without proper papers within a week.

The decision if implemented would affect at least 170,000 South Sudanese who arrived in Sudan since December 2013, few of whom have any official passport and hundreds of thousands more refugees living in the country since before that time.

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Themes: Ethnic/Racial/Religious, State Succession, New States
Regions: South Sudan, Sudan
Year: 2016