Home | News    Wednesday 11 April 2012

Sudan declares general mobilisation after Heglig clash


April 11, 2012 (KHARTOUM) — Sudan’s parliament declared a general mobilisation to recruit people into its army and paramilitaries across the country after the seizure of an oil rich area in South Kordofan yesterday by the South Sudan army.

JPEG - 26.3 kb
Sudan’s parliament.

The decision was taken in an extraordinary session of the two houses (the National Assembly and the Council of States) after being briefed by the Sudanese Defence Minister Abdel-Rahim Hussein.

Hussein vowed to repulse South Sudanese troops and Sudanese rebels who, according to the minister, participated in the attack.

The parliament also decided to withdraw its negotiating delegation and to stop talks brokered by an African Union panel to settle a number of issues between the two countries since the independence of South Sudan last July.

The atmosphere in the Sudanese capital is charged with tension and preparation for war, a resident told Sudan Tribune from Khartoum.


Comments on the Sudan Tribune website must abide by the following rules. Contravention of these rules will lead to the user losing their Sudan Tribune account with immediate effect.

- No inciting violence
- No inappropriate or offensive language
- No racism, tribalism or sectarianism
- No inappropriate or derogatory remarks
- No deviation from the topic of the article
- No advertising, spamming or links
- No incomprehensible comments

Due to the unprecedented amount of racist and offensive language on the site, Sudan Tribune tries to vet all comments on the site.

There is now also a limit of 400 words per comment. If you want to express yourself in more detail than this allows, please e-mail your comment as an article to comment@sudantribune.com

Kind regards,

The Sudan Tribune editorial team.
  • 11 April 2012 14:49, by Eastern

    Hey Sudanese and South Sudanese this is not the right approach that you are taking. Can somebody out there tell Juba and Khartoum that war is costly and peace is cheaper!! There are already Chinese trucks in Mombasa for army use when we don’t have medicine and hunger is looming. Stop this madness of war with the mad dogs in Khartoum!!

    repondre message

    • 11 April 2012 14:54, by Robot

      Who will they mobilize?, southerners if recruited by force will come and join their brothers, Darfurians are there fighting for their rights, Blue Nile and SK are also fighting for their right, i wonder unless the MPS which were to form a battalion!!!!!, worse will happen if they don’t change their attitudes, SPLA is ready.

      repondre message

      • 11 April 2012 15:19, by Corrector

        They’re 35 million sudanese people after ignoring darfur and other areas that are in conflict. If they just walk to juba they would win the war. Stop with the cowards dreams. Its about to get ugly.

        repondre message

        • 11 April 2012 16:56, by zulu

          That is an assumption of a fan. However, not all Sudanese are with the NCP. Darfur, SK, NMts, Blue Nile, excluding, the four major cities are not with the NCP. Let alone the opposition. Who does the NCP have to back them to go to war? Evrybody is angry because of intimidation and it is time the NCP quit power so south sudan and sudan live harmonuosely, side by side to gain economically

          repondre message

          • 11 April 2012 17:05, by Corrector

            You don’t understand the problem. This war created a legitimate reason for this regime that nobody wants to continue. It created an issue of national security that affects all parties including the people of darfur,sk,nm and bn. And what you don’t even acknowledge is what if this becomes a holy war, can you really handle another afganistan scenario? importing mujahideen from the arabian peninsula.

            repondre message

            • 11 April 2012 17:07, by Corrector

              I have no confidence in support from the parties that you mentioned. But i have full support from the soon islamist government of egypt, and the saudi’s and the qatari’s and the irani’s. This is a proxy war, and we have the people with the heart and the resources. It may take a million souls for us to win this war. But make no mistake of it, WE Will Win this WAR.

              repondre message

              • 12 April 2012 03:54, by really sudanese

                dear Mr Correct or mohammed other name

                Mr Correct, Sudan and it alles ISlamic fundamentalist will always fail as Usual. i dont understanding this, how do a government declar jihad agaist his own people?, why killing people in the name of god? i think you people are worship satan instead of god. I confident SPLA and SAF with their jihadism.

                repondre message

            • 11 April 2012 23:14, by Smith

              You guys are well recorded and known terrorists...it is a fact everyone knows so we expect that and prepare for it..............Already there are dirty weapons from Iran being hidden in water tanks and have moved towards Heglig today and Iranian Airforce is joining you...but be mindful that, you can not liberate any area by air. we are in your quarter monitoring all your activities bro.

              repondre message

          • 11 April 2012 17:31, by mohammed ali

            Zulu, don’t be so naive.You have been brainwashed with a very cheap propoganda. It is not about NCP. The land you occupied belong to all Sudanese not the to the NCP.Who cares wether NCP or not NCP.You are like a burgular inside all Sudanese homes.They will fight collectively to protect against the burguler.The war was started by SPLA theifs to cover up their theft....con

            repondre message

            • 11 April 2012 17:58, by Chol

              Who are they going to mobilize to fight? The one with turbans! Are they willing to fight?
              Ali, say I will fight to reclaimed it not they will fight, who will fight for you!
              The town and land belong to Abyei people; it will be defended by the blood of South Sudanese at all cost!

              repondre message

            • 12 April 2012 02:44, by zulu

              Corrector and Mohamed,
              Obviousely none of you has convinced or has explained plain facts to me because you are NCP. Here is why. The opposition in Khartoum are shut down, the press is curtailed, students opposing war arer clamped upon. Who is supporting the NCP is a loyalist to who and at what cause is that loyalty mystifies reasonable people. Today, you can forcefully rally an innocent person,

              repondre message

              • 12 April 2012 02:49, by zulu

                ...you can commondeer public transit and offload innocnet commuters to rally for you, but the reasonable person is so smart to avoid being taken for a ride by the NCP.
                The previous war and the current is being fought with the assistance of the mujaheed from pakistan and Iran. We are prepared for that since we know you already. The filibuster approach does not enhance your situation. So,back off.

                repondre message

                • 12 April 2012 02:52, by zulu

                  ..south sudanese territories including stealing south sudanese oil. once we settle that, including the handing over of abyei according to the PCA, we will start affresh to redefine which is which. A Dinka for certain does not belong anywhere in Sudan. So, any territories marked geographically as South Sudan in 1956 has to be ceded.

                  repondre message

      • 11 April 2012 15:35, by Chok Deng

        There is no one going to be mobilize in Sudan,because they were using African tribes to fight on their behalf.African tribes have realized the true contents of Fake Islam.Let them mobilize their asses and come to South and get their keys of hell.

        repondre message

        • 11 April 2012 15:50, by Corrector

          African tribes? wtf are you on?
          i bet these words haunt you.


          ask your parents, i bet they will cry.

          repondre message

          • 11 April 2012 16:03, by Chok Deng

            To Corrector
            You are nothing else but a moving corpse,why are u losing battle now if u have SAF.Don’t talk here pick up your gun and get your key of hell,where u will suffer there 4ever.

            repondre message

            • 11 April 2012 16:08, by Corrector

              I hope i will see you soon. With my keys.

              repondre message

      • 11 April 2012 15:58, by Northern Sudanese


        people of Darfur, Blue Nile and South Kordofan wont fight for the sake of south sudan........sudan is now united more than ever before......Darfurians are 100% muslims and they wont betray their brothers for the sake of south sudan even though they might hate the government......only SRF will fight for south sudan.....mark my words

        repondre message

        • 11 April 2012 16:48, by Robot

          Northern Sudanese,
          the truth will speak for itself, by the way this is part of what i had been saying/commenting, i will update and teach you more about Sudan/South Sudan battle of the wits.

          repondre message

        • 12 April 2012 02:58, by zulu

          Did I hear you say Darfuris are Muslims and will defend sudan? From who when those who persecute them, kill their children, rape their women, nothing must be left alive, no prisoner of war, these will defend you? Are they humans are animals for you? Are you insane? You must be kidding me. Even a donkey does rebel against oppression. That is why there is SLM, JEM and SPLA these are real.

          repondre message

    • 11 April 2012 17:22, by mohammed ali

      Eastern,we have been saying this all the time,but the SPLA theifs seems not to care except for the money in their foregin banks.They don’t care about hunger,disease or even if all S.Sudanese perish.Neither them nor their families will suffer the pain,hunger or death.They get support from brainwashed megalomeniacs.Let them dream of exporting their oil through Sudan or their dream pipe-line!

      repondre message

  • 11 April 2012 14:57, by okucu pa lotinokwan

    Please do not bring the children of the poorer in the sudan to come and be killed in the south sudan.Take care and be wise in this dirty planning you are trying,God Bless the south Sudanese.


    repondre message

  • 11 April 2012 14:58, by Epuol

    Yes you are moblizing your gangs,but you will still losing all the battle to spla thouhg you are moblizing all including your womens,otherwise Khartoum will fall after you

    We are tired of you we would never,never and never surrender just try the consequences will be up on you arabs.

    repondre message

    • 11 April 2012 15:27, by dengtaath

      hahahahahah, hahahahahahah, oh, my God! the streets in the capital khartoum are charged preparing for war. Wow, what a panic, u have been fighting since fifty five, what do you preparing while you are already on it? This warof border demarcation was already predicted by prophet Ngundeng Bong, it is un avoidable, but Jalaba will never win it according to "Dengtaath"

      repondre message

  • 11 April 2012 15:15, by Deng

    This sounds like the ultimate war that prophet Ngundeng prophesied. He said the war will be destructing but South Sudan will win the war. all the events seems to align to this prophecies. I cant wait to see Omar Al bashire and his thugs drag along the streets just like Col. Gadafi of libya. time for SPLA, SPLA N, Darfure, and blue nile to sharpen their horns.

    repondre message

  • 11 April 2012 15:16, by Nimber

    My dear Southerners!!
    Don’t be surprise of the Sudanese mobilization,it will end up on the air.
    It is their fault now let them not cry in that way.
    Otherwise, shame on Sudan for its bad decission.

    repondre message

  • 11 April 2012 15:21, by Bentiu CAPTAIN

    hahahahh, They want our OIL and LAND, let them COME we will bury them into our LAND and OIL.THE DISCO is not yet over!!!


    God bless South Sudan!!!

    repondre message

  • 11 April 2012 15:22, by Corrector

    You are underestimating the threat from the north. The SPLA army isn’t as efficient or well trained as they were in the 1990’s and early 2000’s, nor is the SAF are as unprepared as they were in that same time. Plus you are now messing with a strategic asset to Arabia. You just gave wanted criminals a legitimate reason to commit further crimes, and i expect them to be brutal.

    repondre message

  • 11 April 2012 15:25, by Corrector

    You are outnumbered, outgunned, we have more educated people, more resources, more alliances, more medicine. Make no mistake of it, the whole world will hate sudan for a very long time for what they will do to you.

    repondre message

    • 11 April 2012 15:41, by Bentiu CAPTAIN

      hey corrector! War is not about number it is about heart and what you are fighting for. WHY IS OMER BASHIR FIGHTING SOUTH SUDAN? SIMPLY BASHIR IS FIGHTING SOUTH SUDAN BECAUSE THE SOUTH SUDAN OIL HAS BEEN SWEET IN HIS MOUTH ,FULL STOP.
      Do you think Bashir can defeat " KIIR" and "DR RIAK MACHAR"? IF Bashir chooses war ,he will be soon licking his "elbow"

      SPLA OYEEE!!!

      God bless South Sudan!

      repondre message

      • 11 April 2012 15:46, by Corrector

        HAHA.. if war is not about numbers then what is?? You will understand when you hear the 100,000 marching in juba, when hear 1 million bullets fired, when you see the planes bombing everything you ever loved. You asked for madness, well.. your going to get it. Its not a matter of oil anymore, its national security.. S.Sudan is a headache, we will just take you of the map.

        repondre message

        • 11 April 2012 15:48, by Corrector

          You think you have heart? you obviously never heard of jihad, the jihad that bought the saudi’s to afghanistan, the arabs to iraq, the sudanese to egypt. You speak of heart? you have no idea what that is. We put S.Sudan in the map, we can and we will take it out, even if it will take the last breath of the last muslim in the world. Heart you say.. run boy run.

          repondre message

        • 11 April 2012 22:08, by Hitler

          South Sudan has been the graveyards of jalaba - mundukuru for decades; it is now deep in you psycic and easy man: we will continue to our job and do it well untill you you desert monkys are decimated; by the way our soil also need manure to grow healthy food for our kids.

          repondre message

        • 12 April 2012 03:11, by zulu

          Sudan’s al-Intiba newspaper reported Thursday that Israeli organizations have started transferring logistical and military equipment to South Sudan forces

          According to the report, jets have been landing at a Sudan airport at 3 am every day unloading missiles, military equipment and African mercenaries. The paper did not name the organizations behind the alleged deliveries, which, according

          repondre message

          • 12 April 2012 03:17, by zulu

            For Corrector and Mohamed,
            the quote from your own NCP media may be conspeciouse. But, if numbers account for success, the Israel would have been defeated. South Sudan would have also been defeated during the past two wars. All the propaganda about mercenaries and so forth mean nothing, because it will allover and we will shoot them all. Now heed your 700 officers who warn you not to fight ROS.

            repondre message

            • 12 April 2012 10:24, by Corrector

              One problem. You are not isreal nor do you have their technical abilities nor international support. Idiot.

              repondre message

  • 11 April 2012 15:27, by Ker.

    to those who commented on these article, am very happy because ur critics are focus onto the current articl.
    to come to my point,Khartoum must know that Sudanese need their right and their place (sudan) whether they like it or not.and now it will be upto us (sudanese) (south,north,east,west and central) to decide whether we will unite or not without the so called Arab in Sudan.
    SPLA Oyee
    SRF Oyei
    Darfur Oyei

    repondre message

    • 11 April 2012 15:32, by Corrector

      If it wasn’t for the arabs, you wouldn’t even have a country. Think about that for a second. They only reason Sudan agreed to the CPA is because they wanted the oil and because the U.S promised more diplomatic relations. Now, no oil, no friendly relations with the U.S, i would be surprised if south sudan isn’t a state in sudan within 20 years.

      repondre message

    • 11 April 2012 19:31, by AfroArabian

      ’so called arabs’..who are you? at least we have a culture, LANGUAGE and RELIGION that has no fake or immaginative ’prophet NONEsomthing’ as mentioned in an earlier post..and you KNOW that we are fearless...who says SK, BN and Darfur wont support or stand side by side..you are the ones creating havoc in those regions..and a lesson will soon be taught. we had Juba before.did u ever have Khartoum?

      repondre message

  • 11 April 2012 15:46, by Sudan virus

    Just mobilize and give them 2 day’s military training cuz time is short.

    Otherwise its too late at moment to mobilize.

    repondre message

  • 11 April 2012 15:49, by Sudan virus

    Where is Mohammed Ali and Jalaby? Please lets continue the chat on the internet i can c the job is going on well on ground.

    Come on please!

    repondre message

  • 11 April 2012 15:50, by Deng

    I am so Proud of SPLA brave soldiers. check the bodies of SAF soldiers in this video link after their raid
    SPLA oyeee!!!!
    To all South Sudanese, all we need is to advice Kiir to get more anti air craft....sadly I heard there are only 4 on the ground to cover an over 1000 Km border stretch. That is not enough, we need about 20 mor

    repondre message

    • 11 April 2012 16:02, by Northern Sudanese


      are you happy with only 1 dead soldier? and you can’t even see if he is truly from north sudan???? so what? i can show you thousands of videos of dead south sudanese......

      repondre message

      • 11 April 2012 16:45, by Deng

        Proof it now Mr North sudanese. that video shows tonns of dead SAF soldiers + Mujahideen behind the scene. Just admit like your SAF spoke person faithfully admitted that Heglig fell under the hands of SPLA. I am not surprised to see you lie about your defeat. its something you are train to sing like your national anthem. funny to read from BBC news that this is the first time in history for SAF to

        repondre message

        • 11 April 2012 16:45, by Deng

          Admit defeat...funny.

          repondre message

          • 11 April 2012 17:00, by Corrector

            Fool, running around like an idiot because you won a battle, run silly boy run while you we win the WAR.

            repondre message

  • 11 April 2012 16:44, by Northern Sudanese

    you just keep saying Oyee

    the next time we Allahu Akbar you will all be crying over here on the Internet :D

    repondre message

  • 11 April 2012 17:10, by pabaak

    let them come on our border but the SRF will come behind them in Khartoum, this is a sign that great change is going to take place in Sudan. New Sudan oyee, SPLA/M oyee, SPLA/M-N oyee,RSF oyee, victory is certain, I heard they are going to use whatever power they have, what’s mean, Biological, or chemical weapons, they have used them since 21 years war, nothing scare us from defending our land

    repondre message

    • 11 April 2012 17:19, by Corrector

      We gave you the land, we will take the land. SRF huh? cowards dreams.

      repondre message

  • 11 April 2012 17:40, by Padiet Deng Alony

    Victory is Certian

    north sudan should not fight unjustifiate war

    the battle field will be in north sudan this round.

    Heglig(Panthou is South Sudan Land and Abyei too)

    Remember Mazlum Battalion

    repondre message

  • 11 April 2012 19:25, by pabaak

    SAF just wants to make noise on Air but when its come to real fight of infantry, they are like feathers in front of SPLA, in Jaw, 45 minutes and the run, Heglig1 20 minutes, and heglig2 20 minute and run, they will not stand in front of mighty SPLA, the Africans who used to fight on their behave are no longer there, I don’t think those red ears will know how to fight in the Jungle

    repondre message

    • 11 April 2012 19:43, by AfroArabian

      for your information, the guards (not full on armed forces) at heglig were there to stop vandalism and theft.something u are always good at,its even part of ur culture and marriage rights to steal cattle etc.and if u ask ur WELL trained commanders, they were all trained in Gebait Army.thats in the North by the way...we fought before, and we were in Juba.were u ever in Khartoum except for stealing?

      repondre message

  • 11 April 2012 19:48, by AfroArabian

    We are NOT the CNP..or even related to our government...but we are sudanese...Northern, Muslim and PROUD...all u southerners ever did was bring us shame...every crime in US, UK or even Egypt where they mention a sudanese..it was always a Deng or Shoal or something..u used to steal items from our houses and we beat u like hell....now u think u can steal our land and get away with it.? Oyee?

    repondre message

  • 11 April 2012 21:43, by Hitler

    Northern Sudanese, Jalaby, Corrector, Mohammed Ali: shut up you faggots. No one fights war on the iternet as you do. You are ready for the challenge, step in to the ring. SAF trained army received bloody nose from whom you claim are not well trained. What you heard in not made in movie theater. It is made in South Sudan. Listen & listen again - you dogs.

    repondre message

  • 12 April 2012 00:17, by Gen. Madcat

    Bravo! Bravo! to SPLA for Capturing Heglid which was formally known as Wut-thou before it was Arabized by those sons and daughters of wild dogs of Kharoum.
    SPLA Oyee! Oyee!
    South Sudan Oyee!

    repondre message

    • 12 April 2012 03:14, by AfroArabian

      Sudanese are sons and daughters of dogs..??let me ask u 1- I know all my family history..that includes who my father is...does this apply to u?...2- We wash ourselves 5 times a day..as muslims.3- These ’dogs’ fed u and are STILL feeding ur remaining family in the north..what have u or ur government done for ur family in the south? 4- how many of ur alleged father’s wives have u married..dogs..oye

      repondre message

  • 12 April 2012 01:07, by Kim Deng


    My main concern is about Mr. coward/cowboy since he will order the Mighty South Sudan’s army to stop advancing toward Kadukli.

    repondre message

  • 12 April 2012 01:12, by Kim Deng


    It was a great mistake to annex Heglig, Abyei, Blue Nile, Nuba Mnts... as part of that damn desert in the first place.

    repondre message

  • 12 April 2012 02:16, by jur_likang_a_ likan’g

    The media should stop calling panthou as Heglig. This was and is a Dinka village that has nothing to do with Kordofan or Sudan. It is part and parcel of South Sudan. The media should stop misinforming the world about the place. However costly Panthou is going to cost South Sudan it is worth it like it is to Kapoeta, Rumbek, Bor or Yei or Malakal.

    repondre message

  • 12 April 2012 07:46, by E. Defense Forces

    International calls to Juba to withdraw from the Heglig.


    African Union called on the State of South Sudan to withdraw "immediately and unconditionally" from the Heglig oil of the Sudan.

    repondre message

Comment on this article


The following ads are provided by Google. SudanTribune has no authority on it.

Sudan Tribune

Promote your Page too

Latest Comments & Analysis

52nd Anniversary of the glorious October 21, 1964 Sudanese revolution 2016-10-21 12:43:46 By Mahmoud A. Suleiman Friday the 21st October 2016 will mark the 52nd Anniversary of the Glorious Sudanese October 21, 1964 Revolution. On that date, my memories go far back to the unique (...)

Chemical Weapons Use in Darfur: The World walks away 2016-10-18 22:12:17 By Eric Reeves Despite overwhelming evidence of Khartoum’s use of chemical weapons in the Jebel Marra region of Darfur (western Sudan), the international community seems to be quietly walking (...)

Resources grabbing in the Nile Basin 2016-10-17 22:57:47 MISUSE, MISMANAGEMENT AND MISINVESTMENTS By Mohamed S. M. Yassin Ting Fa Margherita Chang Luca Iseppi Abstract. Historically the Nile constituted the major source of life for million of (...)


Latest Press Releases

Amnesty urges to investigate chemical weapons Sudan’s Jebel Marra 2016-10-12 12:52:01 Sudan: International chemical weapons investigation urgently needed into horrific Jebel Marra attacksAMNESTY INTERNATIONAL NEWSFLASH 11 October 2016 Sudan: International chemical weapons (...)

UNAMID JSR’s statement read to the media on peace in Darfur 2016-10-10 20:57:56 African Union United Nations Mission in Darfur Though the region of Darfur is relatively peaceful at this time, a small portion of Jebel Marra within Darfur continues to be intermittently (...)

Sudan: No justice for protester killings 2016-09-23 08:03:30 (Nairobi, September 22, 2016) – Sudanese authorities have yet to provide justice to victims of a violent crackdown on anti-austerity protesters in Khartoum in September 2013, the African Centre (...)


Copyright © 2003-2016 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.