Activists call to end suffering of stateless after South Sudan independence

Published: 13/Nov/2017
Source: Sudan Tribune

November 12, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – Sudanese activists have launched a campaign to end the suffering of thousands of people that are denied the Sudanese nationality after the independence of South Sudan particularly those whose mothers are Sudanese. After South Sudan independence in 2011, Sudanese authorities withdrew the nationality of South Sudanese that are born in Sudan. Also, those who are from a South Sudanese father have been arbitrarily deprived of nationality.

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Themes: Statelessness
Regions: East Africa, South Sudan, Sudan
Year: 2017