Why should Sudan hurry with ending citizenship of South Sudanese?

Published: 9/Apr/2012
Source: AllAfrica

Although it was an agreement between the two nations, Sudan and South Sudan, to handle the citizenship issue in their respective territories responsibly and allowing Sudan to reassert its position as regards the estimated 500,000 South Sudanese plus who are still there some not ready to come to South Sudan immediately for several reasons while majority of them are willing to come to the lands of their ancestors, Al Bashir and his Islamist ministers seem pessimistic about the future of these former citizens in their former country.

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Themes: State Succession, New States
Regions: East Africa, South Sudan, Sudan
Year: 2012