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.
MA in International Human Rights Law
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(2016).The right to self-determination in South Sudan: A critique [Master’s thesis, the American University in Cairo]. AUC Knowledge Fountain.
Elmeligy, Hoda Medhat. The right to self-determination in South Sudan: A critique. 2016. American University in Cairo, Master's thesis. AUC Knowledge Fountain.