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Friday, July 15, 2011

South Sudanese celebrate independence with Israeli flags

Here is a still from a video taken from BBC Arabic, reproduced in Al Jazeera and in other Arabic media, showing South Sudanese people celebrating their independence:




Interestingly, if you look at the video you can see that flags of other countries were being waved as well in the same scene, including the American flag seen here in the background:

Israel was one of the first states to recognize South Sudan when it declared independence.