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The Sudanese government’s imposition of Shari’ah countrywide in 1983, including on the predominantly animist and Christian South, significantly contributed to the onset of Sudan’s 20 year North-South civil war. Today, concerns about Shari’ah being central to a future constitution and the law remain.

To learn more about the role of shari'ah in Sudan's constitution and law, see USCIRF's Sudan Policy Brief here .