Music

South Sudan's New Generation of Pop Stars Confront the Civil War in Their Music

Many of the biggest musicians in South Sudan have joined together to promote peaceful dialogue through their art.

Few South Sudanese celebrated their country’s fifth independence anniversary this July. Instead of hosting celebrations on independence weekend, Juba, South Sudan’s capital, turned into a war zone for the second time since civil war broke out in 2013. The shaky peace deal between the government and the opposition was effectively falling apart, as fighting raged throughout the city, killing hundreds.

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Born In Israel And Deported To South Sudan: Documenting Exile

Yotam Gidron documents the children deported from Israel to South Sudan.

Photo: Yotam Gidron

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