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SPLM youth leader released from detention in N. Bahr el Ghazal

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January 16, 2013 (WAU) - Police authorities in South Sudan’s Northern Bahr el Ghazal have released the leader of the state’s youth wing of south-ruling party after detaining him from Sunday 13 January, relatives and friends have said.

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Garang Valentino Wol Kon Amoi on Sunday told Sudan Tribune from a detention centre in the state capital, Aweil that he was stopped while on the way to his house from town and arrested by police authorities without being given a letter of arrest.

No official statement explaining or denying circumstances which necessitated the action was release and Sudan Tribune was not able to independently verify the possible cause.

Relatives and friends claimed he is accused by individuals in the state administration of acting in collaboration with other high level officials in the Juba-based central government of failing to allegedly relax his campaign against inclusion of the 14 mile area in Safe Demilitarise Buffer Zone (SDBZ) between Sudan and South Sudan.

The border area, known as Mile 14 due to its size, was controversially part of the buffer zone negotiated in the Cooperation Agreement between the two sides under African Union mediation.

The demilitarised border zone is aimed at easing tensions between Sudan and the South, which seceded in 2011, as part of a 2005 peace deal, creating the world’s newest international border.

Much of the oil-rich and fertile border remains is yet to be demarcated, with many disputed areas, including Abyei, claimed by both sides

Police sources last week claimed they acted on the directives of the “higher authorities” but failed to attribute or mention specific individuals or the positions of those who authorised the arrest, which is contrary constitutional and legal procedures.

Amoi, in an interview with Sudan Tribune on Thursday, said was released “without charge” and nobody could explain why he was arrested or who authorised it.

“I have been released without being taken to court. I was told to go. Just like that. I asked them to produce charges but they did not say anything. So relatives and friends asked me to leave. I refused but they insisted I should listen to their advice”, Amoi told Sudan Tribune by phone from Aweil.

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  • 18 January 2013 08:54, by Ommar Bashir

    I’m Al Bashir president Northern Sudan. I create fourteen mile apart to allow me to settle Miserria in area of Abyei so that I can claim it as mind in the future. If you are not aware of that, I know tell you my plan.

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    • 18 January 2013 11:21, by Paul Chadrack

      You supporters of kiir, the killers,the looters of south sudan our first objective is to get rid of your corrupt government weather by blood as some of you claim that you’r very strong.

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  • 18 January 2013 08:56, by master

    lowless state .jungle . bush

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  • 18 January 2013 10:27, by Madiak

    My friends asked me to listen to their advices’ Your friends asked you to listen to their advise’ sound like a woman. How can you agree with our land sellers and keeping silent doing nothing while you claim to be a youth leader, we don’t need this type of leaders’ we youth of the land will remove you from the position’ and you will go to hell dumb creature.
    Shame on you!

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    • 18 January 2013 14:07, by Abuharaz

      Hello Mr. Garang you just distant your self from such things like mile 14 is a red line to Aweil community otherwise you will be taken to the place where you cannot be seen.

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  • 18 January 2013 15:52, by King of Nyamlel

    We live in the world where freedom is Kiir, Nyandeng, Riak, Malong, Kuol Manyang and Konga , to mention few. Please i advise Garang Wol to isolate himself from this politivirus so long age and change must bring truth in 2020 when many of them are already eaten by ants and truly living in hell.

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