Sudan: All We Are Tweeting is Give Peace a Chance

Sudan: All We Are Tweeting is Give Peace a Chance

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Tweets in Sudan for peaceAs Sudan and South Sudan sink into full-scale conflict and hostile rhetoric nine months after the country split in two, people from both sides of the border are tweeting a very different message, one of peace, solidarity and frustration with their leaders.

These voices are galvanized around the hashtag ‘#NewSudans’ and includes Tweets like, “I’m not Arab, I’m not African, I’m not Afro-Arab, and I don’t belong to any tribe, I’m just Sudanese. I’m not from Khartoum, nor from Omdurman, I’m from Sudan.”

(READ the story from IRIN News)

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