Sud Soudan : Independence has not brought freedom for press
D 13 mai 2012 H 05:45 A C 0 messages In November last year, Ngor Garang was illegally detained and repeatedly tortured for 18 days in South Sudan’s national security headquarters, located in the country’s interim capital, Juba." When South Sudan officially seceded from the north in July 2011, international and domestic parties alike had high hopes for press liberty in the world’s newest country." A relatively muzzled media is not the only problem South Sudan is struggling to address.In the nine months to follow country’s historic partition, South Sudan has faced enduring crisis.
More notably of late, South Sudan is embroiled in a row with the north over oil revenue sharing and territorial sovereignty.South Sudan shut down oil exports in January and has since felt the economic repercussions.