Discussion/Issue Paper

Self-Determination and Secessionism in Somaliland and South Sudan: Challenges to Postcolonial State-building

By Redie Bereketeab Published in 2012 This paper analyses the notion of self-determination and secession by adopting a comparative perspective on two case studies, namely Somaliland and South Sudan. Somaliland declared its independence in 1991 following the collapse of the Somali state. Since then, Somaliland has been making relentless efforts to secure recognition from the […]