Emotional Moments In Times Of Great Conflict

A Sudan People�s Liberation Army soldier stands at attention on the eve of South Sudan�s independence from Sudan
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1. A Sudan People’s Liberation Army soldier stands at attention on the eve of South Sudan’s independence from Sudan

The Republic of South Sudan gained its independence from Sudan after a referendum vote that overwhelmingly was in favor of separating. While this established the Republic of South Sudan, it did not end the political tensions and tribal fighting as several warlords like Joseph Koney have arisen in the time after the separation to spread local ethnic based wars.