South Sudan

New Country, Old Beginnings

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Not all beginnings are new beginnings. The troubled recent history of South Sudan echoes the tricky nature of starting anew. Violations of the fundamental rights of citizens run unabated. The government’s responsibility to respect, protect and fulfil human rights has been left to chance. In this new country report, Civil Rights Defenders highlight the situation for human rights and their defenders in South Sudan – the world’s youngest country.