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Sudan tribesmen in violent clashes over alleged Bashir statements

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October 18, 2008 (KHARTOUM) – Members from a tribe in Eastern Sudan clashed with security forces following a news report which quoted Sudanese president as saying that they have no roots in the country.

According to the independent Al-Ayaam newspaper Al-Bashir described the Hausa tribe as non-Sudanese and that “there is no tribe in Sudan with that name”.

The pro-government Akhir-Lahza newspaper said that scores were killed in Kassala state and many injured during the clashes. There were also material damages to properties and installation, the newspaper said.

The official news agency (SUNA) published statements attributed to Al-Bashir denying that he made any such remarks. He also affirmed that “the Hausa were one of the most coexisting and integrated tribes in society”.

Al-Bashir accused some parties of attempting to deliberately “fan the fire of sedition” and push the Hausa tribe to retaliate against the central government.

Some officials have accused the opposition People Congress Party (PCP) led by Hassan Al-Turabi of standing behind the report.

The Sudanese head of state met with a delegation of the tribe after which their leaders issued a statement commending its outcome and called for self restraint.

They further said that will file a lawsuit against the newspaper for publishing the report.

The Hausa tribe exists in several other countries in West Africa.

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  • 19 October 2008 13:30, by DAVID N.

    The Hausa and Flata (Flani)tribes are originally from Nigeria about less than 400 years ago, they moved into Sudan from West Africa, the result of slave trade against European colonization in Nigeria. So, now the riot, the same tactics of all West African Bantu used the retaliated to fight with their White Masters with same tactics, and don’t worry with this weak tribes of Hausa and Flata, that they can’t operate the ground battle againt ones, but they needs many peoples to riot against their targets, but noise of nonsense but once again, they will be destroyed and send them back to Nigeria...
    The Rizeigat will take this charge against Hausa and Flani.
    The sign is clear that this West African Bantu of two tribes of Hausa and Flata will be send back to Nigeria to be deported from SUDAN forever.
    DAVID N.

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    • 20 October 2008 00:43, by DAVID N.

      Absolutery President Al-Bashier is saying right and there is no wrong saying about this intruder tribes of Nigerian Bantu communities.
      Don’t left any behind, but deport all back to Nigeria for the safety of Northern Sudanese!
      They are prostitutes of Africa.

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      • 20 October 2008 09:17, by Thon Raan

        These tribe has been used by Bashir as his tool to sit on since the struggle of Sudan civil war. There is no doubt that they are not considered as genuine Sudanese, but why?

        To me, these are Africans people and they derserves to leave peacefully in the country without jeopardizing their stays.

        For you poor and skeptic David N. What do you know about the History of Sudan? What you said that these people are from Nigeria is just a word of mouth and it will give no harm to these people of Eastern Sudan about their stay in that beautiful Kassala.

        Stop selfishness, and leave alone Sudanese to do away with their affairs. Bashir is smart to address the issue as soon as possible so as to defuse the tension between the security and the civilians in Kassala.

        Thon Raan, a Southern Sudanese Signal and could rarely be found. I am your signal wherever you go, wherever you stay, and wherever you work.

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        • 20 October 2008 12:36, by DAVID N.

          To the sympathyzer of the remnants of white slaves:
          #1} The Ethiopian governments allowed all Jamaican African slave descendants to come to Ethiopia since the independent of Jamaica, still today continues, without VISA or Passport, when they come, they will be automatically allowed to become a citizens of Ethiopia.
          They worship the religion called Rastafari, it is a cult of worship a Ethiopian man as a god!
          It is still continues today of bringing many Rastafarians into Ethiopia and there is a city of Rastafarians in north of Addis Ababa.
          The reputation of Ethiopian as a independent African continents, but to accept the former slaves from Europe, infuze them into their blood, they will be one of them.
          And most of these slaves a same slaves of Hausa/Fulani tribes who were deported to Jamaica then to Ethiopia proclaiming their liberty of new territory in East Africa.
          #2} Kassara situation can be dominated to the similarity to Ethiopian situation.
          And they are close to each other!
          If you don’t know the situation and what you talking about, leave Northern Sudanese alone...
          And Nubians never call a African, the terminology of Africa derived from French words Afrique, it is the term to use the names of colonization by French term:
          The right word to say the Peoples of KUSH...
          Today, Northern Sudanese says we are from Middle Eastern/North African. Not plain words to say Africa.
          #3 You don’t see it, but these West African tribes are expanding the territory into the foreign lands from other weaker tribes who don’t defends themselves.
          #4 The Riot will be occur when they came about:
          The same pattern, the tactics of same DNA gene tribes do in WESTERN EUROPE, AMERICA and now in SUDAN.
          Statements:
          They are the agents of white spys hired by their former masters to spy out and expand their blood type DNA called
          Y-haplogroup E3a which contaminated with Caucasoid bloods in these African tribes, origins of these tribes came about the Vikings of Scandinavia mixed into Niger Delta in Nigeria more than 2000 years ago.
          So, this is a message to fellow another African in neighbor...

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          • 21 October 2008 03:26, by HONEY

            i love your respones DAVID N.unfortunately, you are saying that Arabs in the north of sudan deserve to be Africans then the Nigerian bantus. we can keep the Bantus for dirty work and Brothels.
            the Arabs are also not sudanese natives and should be asked to go back to their Origins because they are not doing any good for the country. they are preaching islam to Darfuris and killing them and also looting alot of southern oil before 2011. watch out. its our country we can decide between the prostitudes and the murderers (arabs).

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    • 22 October 2008 04:22, by julius mowanga

      It’s a big shame when we declare that;we are AFRICANS,and at the same time we do act just like our enemies"The Jallabas",who proclaim themselves as a Noble people, descended from the blood of Quarich and Prophet MohamedP.B.U.H.So,we are geograhically from SouthSudan, but by blood ties we really belong to either Nilotic Groups OR Bantu ones,located either in Uganda,Kenya,Congo,Central Afique or Ethiopia.
      The Haussa tribe and their fellow Falattah,came to Sudan centuries ago,i mean the Old Sudan,which conclude our today’s Sudan,Tchad,Niger,Mali,Burkina Fassu and Senegal.So any citizen of these countries has a right to claim his/her Nationality as a Sudanese,despite the geographic-Colonial borders.The African blood has no borders,dear tribalistic felows.
      During the May brutal regime,Pre;Nemeri has ordered all the tribes,which has blood roots and ties with WesternAfrican ones,to be deported to Nigeria,as a result of that, Pre;Obassajo at that time, refused to accept them and returned the first patch by special Nigerian Presidential Plane,and hence,the bilateral ties deteriorated...
      Being African Humanlly,Talking about any tribalistic or ethnic issues is totally unacceptable,Period.Africans in Canada,never made felt that,they are lacking Humanity,or suffering of mental inferor complex due to their ethnicity,neither the Canadian white masses expressed any kind of remarks towards their African Roots,but instead they call us here, AFRICAN-CANADIAN proudly, to keep our African Heritage.This is a whiteman country, saving ourselves from the backword thinking tribalistic leaders,such as you Mr,David N,those who ripped us from our identity,and forced us into interclans hatred and wars for ever,when they labelled us as .....etc.they really do suffer from mental icapability.
      Demcratically speaking,the Sudanese Constitution institutes that; any person lived in Sudan for a period of 5 years is eligible to gain the Sudanese citizenship.
      As South Sudanese,we do have Southerners who don’t consider themselves Southerners or Sudanese either,despite their blood ties with the same SoutSudan’s tribes, like ANYWAK,MORLE,NUEIR"NATH",ACHOLI,KAKWA,KOKO,AZANDE....etc.So what would you do to make them leave their ancestors’ land, where they are living now,and come to SouthSudan Rebublic ,to be treated and labelled as ........you know!!!eh?

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