Abstract

South Sudan, a new independent state is born in 2011 thanks to the implementation of the right to self-determination. In the case of South Sudan, the right to self-determination evolved gradually until it reached remedial secession that was the only option available to Southerners after the failure of several attempts. Yet, after secession a new type of failure appeared emphasizing how the right to self-determination is deemed as a flawed right. Remedial secession did not remedy South Sudan and failed to respect human rights. A new kind of oppression appears that triggers a failed South Sudan. The thesis will propose that South Sudan continues to be an earned sovereignty as an ongoing process in order to be able to self-govern itself and to become a successful state.

Department

Law Department

Degree Name

MA in International Human Rights Law

Graduation Date

6-1-2016

Online Submission Date

May 2016

First Advisor

Moussa, Jasmine

Committee Member 1

Beckett, Jason

Committee Member 2

Sayed, Hani

Document Type

Master's Thesis

Extent

67 p.

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The author retains all rights with regard to copyright. The author certifies that written permission from the owner(s) of third-party copyrighted matter included in the thesis, dissertation, paper, or record of study has been obtained. The author further certifies that IRB approval has been obtained for this thesis, or that IRB approval is not necessary for this thesis. Insofar as this thesis, dissertation, paper, or record of study is an educational record as defined in the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 USC 1232g), the author has granted consent to disclosure of it to anyone who requests a copy.

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