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Vol 52 No 3

Published 4th February 2011


Sudan

Militia attacks on the border

Brutal attacks last month by armed militias on convoys of Southern Sudanese returning from the North show the security crisis in the borderlands and the danger of war over Abyei (AC Vol 52 No 2). The attacks began in Southern Kordofan State, north of Abyei, on 7 January: polling in the South's week-long referendum began on 9 January. Abyei's supposedly simultaneous referendum has not happened.

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