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South Sudan: Thousands ‘Choose Peace’ On Anniversary of South Sudanese Independence | allAfrica.com

Warring parties urged to pull back from the brink as UN resolution deadline looms.

Citizens from South Sudan and Sudan have today been joined by human rights activists, civil society organisations and faith leaders from around the world in a united call for peace within and between the two countries. The global campaign – We Choose Peace – is backed by over 150 organisations including the African Council of Religious Leaders, the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, the Enough Project, FIDH, IKV Pax Christi, the Norwegian Refugee Council, Refugees International, Reporters Without Borders and Secours Catholique and marks the 1st anniversary of independence of South Sudan.

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