January 9, 2014 Reuters
Rebecca Hamilton
Three years ago, South Sudan gained independence and became its own nation. Now, it may be about to start a civil war.
July 13, 2012 Reuters
Rebecca Hamilton
South Sudan achieved its troubled independence only in 2011 but a group of Washington-based policy wonks and government officials had been plotting since the 1980s to bring that result about.
May 25, 2012 De Standaard
Cedric Gerbehaye
Pulitzer Center grantee Cédric Gerbehaye's photographs were featured in De Standaard, a Flemish daily newspaper published in Belgium.
May 25, 2012 de Volkskrant
Cedric Gerbehaye
Pulitzer Center grantee Cédric Gerbehaye's photographs were featured in De Volkskrant, a daily newspaper published in the Netherlands.
May 23, 2012 New Statesman
Cedric Gerbehaye
South Sudan may be a new country, but it's fighting the same old war.
April 6, 2012 Untold Stories
Cedric Gerbehaye
Cedric Gerbehaye interviews aid worker/journalist Peter Moszynski on why people in the Nuba Mountains feel betrayed--by Sudan, by South Sudan, and by the world.
April 5, 2012 Untold Stories
Cedric Gerbehaye
At least 100,000 refugees from fighting in the South Kordofan and Blue Nile regions of Sudan are at risk, desperately short of food in makeshift refugee camps along the border with South Sudan.
December 19, 2011 Untold Stories
Cedric Gerbehaye
Despite an end to the civil war five years ago and this year's referendum on independence, South Sudan is beset by difficulties. Photojournalist Cedric Gerbehaye documents the birth of a nation.
August 17, 2011 The Atlantic
Rebecca Hamilton
In September 2004, then-U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell became the first member of a U.S. administration to apply the label "genocide" to an ongoing conflict.
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July 21, 2011 The Washington Post
Rebecca Hamilton
The Satellite Sentinel Project detected three mass graves in Kadugli, Sudan, last week but U.S. officials say it is impossible to confirm because of restricted access to the area.
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July 9, 2011 The Atlantic
Rebecca Hamilton
South Sudan's declaration of independence today is a victory for the new republic and the U.S. allies who made it possible. But peace between the north and south remains elusive.
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July 9, 2011 Untold Stories
Rebecca Hamilton
A message from Northern Sudanese on South Sudan's independence day -- and a plea to Khartoum to let journalists in.
July 7, 2011 The Washington Post
Rebecca Hamilton
South Sudan is set to become an independent nation on Saturday, July 9, but tensions between north and south persist, and the challenges of building a new nation loom large.
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July 1, 2011 Guernica
Jina Moore, Rebecca Hamilton
Pulitzer Center grantee Jina Moore interviews Rebecca Hamilton for Guernica Magazine. She discusses how southern Sudan. which is scheduled to become the world’s newest country, will impact the rest...
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June 24, 2011 The New York Times
Rebecca Hamilton
Eyewitnesses in the Southern Kordofan region say people living in the Nuba Mountains are being targeted by heavy shelling and aerial attacks while responding to the humanitarian crisis.
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June 17, 2011 Foreign Policy
Rebecca Hamilton
While many fear trouble in Southern Sudan with the upcoming split, Northern Sudan's instability is equally troubling.
June 6, 2011 The Washington Post
Rebecca Hamilton
The Sudanese government refused calls by the U.N. Security Council to withdraw from Abyei. Northern forces seized the contested town and territory May 21.
June 3, 2011 Untold Stories
Rebecca Hamilton
Southern Sudan officials are in discussion with the UN about the possibility of linking Abyei and Agok by road, allowing the displaced to receive humanitarian aid services in one, central area.
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June 1, 2011 Untold Stories
Rebecca Hamilton
Contrasting accounts of last week's deadly ambush in Abyei leave many citizens confused as to how the violence began.
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June 1, 2011 Slate
Rebecca Hamilton
U.N. peacekeepers have been stationed in Abyei since 2005. But when northern tanks rolled into town on May 21, there was little they could do to protect civilians.

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