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Standing up for democracy in Sudan

Young activists in Sudan, where political dissent is rarely tolerated, seize on a small opening before April's elections to educate voters.

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South Sudan independence vote at risk
Article | KHARTOUM, Sudan - A referendum on whether oil-rich southern Sudan breaks away to become Africa's newest nation is scheduled to take place in less than four months. But with negotiations between north and south stalled over border demarcation, and preparations for the vote lagging perilously behin...
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Young standing up for democracy in Sudan
Article | KHARTOUM, SUDAN -- Like any aspiring pro-democracy movement, the young Sudanese activists needed a name. They picked Girifna, Arabic for "We are fed up." They chose orange for their color and the V-for-victory sign as a logo, then began distributing their first pamphlet.

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