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Vol 51 No 17

Published 27th August 2010


Sudan

No referee for the referenda

Khartoum is determined to block January’s referenda; the South is determined to hold them

Four months before the scheduled referenda that would decide Sudan’s future borders, the ruling National Congress Party in Khartoum is now openly saying that a ‘credible’ referendum is impossible in the South. That shifts the focus away from the NCP’s delaying tactics on the preparatory measures to the much bigger question of whether the vote will be held at all – and the consequences of postponement or even cancellation.

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