Sudan's youth form defence militia

'Arrow Boys' unoffically protect their communities in southern Sudan

    It has been 5 years since Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir signed a peace deal between the central government in Khartoum and the South, ending more than 20 years of war.

    The deal brought relative calm to the region, but cross-border attacks from Uganda continue.

    The young men of Nzara in south Sudan have taken matters into their own hands in an attempt to protect their people.

    Al Jazeera's Hoda Abdel Hamid reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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