John Garang
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The Sudanese rebel whose death divided a country

It has been 10 years since the death in a helicopter crash of John Garang, leader of the southern Sudanese rebel group, the SPLM.

He spent many years fighting against the Sudanese government, but signed a peace deal and was made Vice President just before his death.

After he passed away the division of Sudan became inevitable and South Sudan declared independence in 2011.

James Copnall reports.

  • 30 Jul 2015
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