Sudan rebels fight for new country

The Justice and Equality Movement says it is fighting to equal out wealth and power.

    The Justice and Equality Movement rebel groupis a powerful force in Sudan, with a large array of weaponry and trucks.

    The group says it wants to create a new country - the United Regions of Sudan (URS) - and redistribute local wealth more fairly.

    Al Jazeera's May Welsh reports exclusively from the Chad-Sudan border.

    Original air date: April 15, 2009

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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