Referendum affects local Sudanese
Published 12/26/2010, Worthington Daily Globe
Jan. 9 vote could split Sudan into north and south governments
WORTHINGTON — Yar Kang is on a mission, and she doesn’t plan to stop until she sees it fulfilled. “Southern Sudanese people are made to feel like second-class citizens in their own country, and that’s just not right,” Kang emphasized as she explained the decades-long struggle between the predominantly Muslim-populated north Sudan and the mainly Christian demographic of southern Sudan, of which she is a native.