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Abyei Referendum Forum press conference 9 January 2011 (4 images)

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Abyei independence movement, the Abyei Referendum Forum, holds a press conference on the day voting starts in the referendum on the secession of South Sudan. Abyei was supposed to have its own referendum, starting the same day, to decide whether it be a part of the north or the south of Sudan following separation. But problems over who should qualify to participate in the referendum meant that it didn't happen. The status of Abyei is still to be resolved, and is one of several obstacles to a...
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