Unformatted text preview: southern regions as long as the states didn’t succeed. The violence and internal conflicts arose once again in Sudan as Gaffer Nimeiry took presidential office and violated the Addis Ababa Agreement. Nimeiry instilled Muslim law as civil law throughout Sudan, this act violated the southern states right to self rule and freedom of religion. Under Nimeiry’s orders any violation of these Muslim rules was punishable by law. This sparked the second civil war between the Muslim north and indigenous south in 1983. The Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) was created to defend the southern states from northern Muslim opposition. SPLA consisted of many tribes and states fighting for the same cause under a united name....
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- Spring '08
- Civil War, Sudan, Northern Sudan, southern regions, Sudan. Northern Sudan