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South Sudan’s Media Law

Despite governing South Sudan since 2005, the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) has passed a media law, which means that media groups and journalists do not know where they stand in relation to libel, defamation and other issues. The media bill, is currently in parliament for scrutiny, deliberation and ultimate passage into law, but has been the subject of discussion in the country since 2008.



 
 

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