PBS Newshour speaks with Pulitzer Center journalist Rebecca Hamilton on the challenges the new nation of South Sudan, which declared independence on Saturday, July 9, will face in the future.

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"Sudan in Transition” brings in-depth coverage of the cultural, political, economic and legal challenges that loom as Sudan lurches towards likely partition.

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January 13, 2014 /
Rebecca Hamilton
As the death toll in South Sudan surpasses 1,000 people, Pulitzer Center grantee Rebecca Hamilton examines the fledgling country’s intensifying crisis and how the international community should be
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.