Happy Birthday South Sudan

 

July 9th is South Sudan's birthday! It's hard to believe that only two years ago, the people of South Sudan democratically voted to become the world's youngest nation. 

It hasn't been easy, but good things seldom are.

For a great perspective on the past two years of independence, as well as a look towards the future of the young country, read this interview with Amnesty International's expert Khairunissa Dhala.