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South Sudan president vows to stop conflict escalating into civil war

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December 19, 2013 (JUBA) - South Sudan president Salva Kiir has vowed to prevent the escalating violence in the country from developing in to a civil war. Infighting within the army’s presidential guard began on Sunday evening and has since spread from the capital, Juba, to Unity and Jonglei state.

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South Sudan president Salva Kiir arrives at Khartoum Airport on 3 Sepember 2013 (Photo: Reuters/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah)

"Unless there are people working to bring down South Sudan, there will never be a civil war. The government is committed to ensure peace prevails so that our people continue to live side by side as one people. Our diversity should be our strength and it should not be used," Ateny Wek Ateny, spokesperson for South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit told Sudan Tribune on Thursday.

Ateny categorically denied reports that the crackdown was singling out individuals based on their ethnic backgrounds. The government is only hunting those that are alleged to have been part of plot to depose Kiir.

The South Sudanese army (SPLA) spokesperson said on Thursday that fighting in the capital Juba has resulted in the deaths 450 people, including around 100 soldiers.

"There has never been a question of an ethnic cleansing operation. The hunt was only for the coup plotters who come from different states of South Sudan. Why the democratically government would targets its own citizens?" said Ateny.

However, Human Rights Watch reports that SPLA "soldiers fired indiscriminately in highly populated areas and targeted people for their ethnicity during recent fighting in Juba".

In a statement the New York-based human rights watchdog said: "The clashes in South Sudan’s capital, which broke out on December 15, 2013, saw scores of civilians killed and, according to witnesses and victims, soldiers specifically targeted people from the Nuer ethnic group."

South Sudan’s former deputy Riek Machar is a Nuer, while Kiir is a Dinka - the country’s dominant ethnic group. The security services have arrested eleven senior members of the ruling SPLM, who are from a variety of South Sudan’s many tribes including some Dinka.

Machar remains on the run and his location is unknown but he told Radio France Internationale that he wants a "palace revolution" to topple Kiir from power. Despite ordering Machar’s arrest Kiir has said his willing to talk his political rival.

On Wednesday the fighting spread to Jonglei state, where the government is already fighting a rebellion in Pibor county, when a group led by Peter Gatdet defected and attacked the state capital, Bor. The SPLA says Gatdet’s group have taken control of the town.

The UN has said that armed men attacked their peacekeeping base in Jonglei’s Akobo county on Thursday. Some of the civilians who were sheltering at the United Nations Mission in South Sudan compound have been killed. A witness who escaped the attack told Sudan Tribune that 15 people were killed.

South Sudan’s foreign Affairs and international cooperation minister, Barnaba Marial Benjamin, said president Kiir and the government remains committed to ensuring that peace prevails in the country.

"We are doing everything in our capacity as the government to ensure that peace prevails. We are a democratic country with commitment to upholding democratic principles. If someone wants to be a president, he must come through elections not through violence. This is not allowed by the constitution which the supreme law of this country. Nobody is above it", said Benjamin.

Benjamin was speaking to journalists at Juba International Airport where he was receiving foreign ministers from the neighbouring countries, who have been dispatched by the African Union to assessment the situation and mediate between the two sides.

The Chairperson of the AU Commission on Thursday expressed concern and commended Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariamesalegn of Ethiopia, in his capacity as Chair of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and current Chair of AU, for his timely initiative to dispatch a ministerial delegation to Juba.

The delegation is comprised of ministers and high level officials from Ethiopia, Djibouti, Kenya, Somali, Sudan and Uganda, as well as the AU Commissioner for Peace and Security.

At its 409th meeting on Wednesday the Peace and Security Council of the AU, encouraged regional and international efforts to help diffuse the current tension and to support the South Sudanese parties to find a peaceful political settlement to the crisis.

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  • 20 December 2013 06:17, by Paul Chadrack

    No peace before kiir’ died and all his useless supporters eliminated.

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    • 20 December 2013 06:22, by zulu

      It is stupid for nuer to fight an ethnic war.It is further stupid to follow a stupid leader like Riek. Look, he is talking now from Khartoum where his masters will use him against his country.
      For Gadet. He is a dead meat because he will be surrounded and finished with gunships. It is suicidal. Riek, Gadet, Deng Gai and Nyaba should all return and answer the charges to a legitimate government.

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      • 20 December 2013 06:41, by omoni jr.

        ZULU
        you are an idiot,keep kissing your masters Dinka,you are just an individual Utuho seeking for food from Dinka. what are you going to get from your masters if they disown you later? This country is belong to everybody,including the one you point finger to.

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        • 20 December 2013 10:55, by Ahmed Chol

          How is Kiir going to stop the violence that he initiated?

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          • 20 December 2013 12:25, by mathem jech amer

            Ahmed Chol
            You Nuers should had not wasted your time fighting for Riek Machar because his post had been granted long time ago by NGUNDEENG. So people should had be patience and wait Riek presidency in a god given in white plate.So why do we fight, why while it is a Ngundeeng promise to lead S.Sudan.

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            • 20 December 2013 16:03, by Ahmed Chol

              Mathem Jech Amer,
              I am not Nuer, I am a Dinka against Kiir’s policies of running a government. Your Gogrial advisors don’t know anything about managing and running a government. Why did Kiir dissolve PB and NLC? Is the government his alone? Kiir is responsible for the mess regardless of how he is denying the blame.

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              • 20 December 2013 16:08, by Ahmed Chol

                I am against his policies because these grand schemes of corruption and nepotism will destroy South Sudan for all of us including Gogrial which support him blindly. His policies of regionalism cannot work in a country that has many divisions of tribes. Example of this is when 4 states of Bhar el Ghazal had a conference in Wau with Kiir and Malong said they will die for Kiir.

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                • 20 December 2013 16:13, by Ahmed Chol

                  These word of Malong and that of his advisors misguided Kiir to act crazy by dissolving the PB and NLC. Wise people would have not taken this direction because it doesn’t yield any benefits for Kiir or Bhar el Ghazal as it was expected. It just leads to unnecessary destruction of lives and increases the possibility of a civil war or ethnic tension. This was avoidable but your people didn’t do that

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                  • 20 December 2013 19:28, by Whortti Bor Manza

                    You are right Ahmed Chol,
                    How will Kiir stop the mayhem he created by prefabricating lies and distortions against Riek? He sought it will be a simple thing by vindicating Riek. This is a propaganda ploy by Kiir mudsling Riek and consolidate his power at the expense of the people. Salva will never come out of this alive.

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              • 22 December 2013 03:00, by Hardlinner

                so you support nuer militias killing dinkas. then you are dumb fuck. I don’t support kiir and so do riek. but the way thing are moving now at the hand of nuer mililias kind like make me rethink my position. I certainly believe now that Riek had in fact attempted coup. therefore any body with sane mind should not support this power greedy evil(riek).

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          • 20 December 2013 20:15, by Monyjang

            Ahmed Chol, I don,t know you which dinka are you from? if you from dinka bor, please defense yourself, is not time to blame time for war,nuer in your areas now.

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            • 21 December 2013 04:43, by Ahmed Chol

              MonyJang,
              Nuer are there because of Kiir’s war mongering policies! He created the mess for everybody. He needs to find a reverse gear that he said he doesn’t have when he came into power in 2005.

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      • 20 December 2013 09:41, by Mr Point

        Salva is not your salvation. Everything he has done this past year needs to be reversed. Tribalism goes nowhere.
        Riek must be reinstated as vp for the sake of peace.
        Kiir’s political prisoners must be released.
        Those behind the ethnic executions in Juba must face justice.

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      • 20 December 2013 11:09, by Adodi Jotuwa

        Is South Sudan belonging to Dinka and Nuer? If YES/NO, why Dr. Defector Riek always claims that his tribe is marginalized, a statement refuted by many Nuers, Dinka and all the other 62 tribes not mentioned here because of the position (Vice President) offered in a golden plate without even paying any political price?

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        • 20 December 2013 11:09, by Adodi Jotuwa

          If all of South Sudanese tribes are to think along tribal lines as Dr. Defector Riek always believes that he’s the father of self-determination and he “must” be the President of the Republic of South Sudan because of oil presence in his State, then which tribe will really be considered fit to rule with or without oil or political support of the other 62 tribes?

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          • 20 December 2013 11:10, by Adodi Jotuwa

            If all of South Sudanese tribes are to think like Dr. Defector Riek that Nuers are warriors and for this reason he “must” assume presidency at any cost (contradicting what the Holy Bible describes Nilotic people) but not Dinka and the other 62 tribes as some, not all, have demonstrated in 1991 but failed both in the bush and in Khartoum in 1997,…..

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            • 20 December 2013 11:11, by Adodi Jotuwa

              then which tribe will really be reduced populationally through perpetrated or competitive killings with or without support of the other 62 tribes? Dinka, Nuers and all the other 62 tribes in South Sudan “should never be misled” by one tribesman whose track record and political ambition is known domestically, regionally and internationally.

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              • 20 December 2013 11:11, by Adodi Jotuwa

                The argument that is based on oil presence in one’s State or claim of being the father of self-determination does not hold water at all without considering first the founders of Anyanya-One that was composed of all Southerners, the achievement/failure of Anyanya-Two and the ultimate achievement of Independence of South Sudan by SPLM/A, not by switching sides/coup d’état.

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                • 20 December 2013 11:12, by Adodi Jotuwa

                  If we believe in tribal rivalry that killing innocent civilians or staging coup d’état to assume Presidency at any cost is easy in South Sudan (though we failed to do it in the North Sudan from 1956 – 2011) or switching sides at one’s disposal as Dr. Defector Riek Machar has become addicted to since 1991, has been dreaming of during post-CPA-and-Independence,….

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                  • 20 December 2013 11:13, by Adodi Jotuwa

                    …..and will continue dreaming for it is considered a democratic ideal, then I think it is time for us, regardless of what tribe we hail from, to wake up and see ourselves first as united but not divided South Sudanese and second define the word “democracy” in our own version to be able to see through the Presidential candidate’s political track record, ability to judge and deliver effectively....

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                    • 20 December 2013 11:13, by Adodi Jotuwa

                      ...without putting his/her tribe first.
                      The good thing we have a good number of educated South Sudanese although not all of them are interested in politics for one reason or another. But it is up to us all South Sudanese to blindly/consciously support who has proven strategic track record that he/she will advance South Sudan forward without tribal leanings.

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          • 20 December 2013 14:29, by Hardlinner

            The only solution to nuer madness is to grant them their own country. These savages do not understand the benefit of peace. Let them go with their oil, oh not malut oil field that is dinka land.

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      • 20 December 2013 14:33, by Hardlinner

        Nuer are more like somalians. Look at their savage son, named gatdet. Granting them their own country will guarantee the rest of the population peace of mind.

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    • 20 December 2013 07:22, by Tong dut

      president, escape to MUSEVENI or death. we dont want you.A killer of south sudanes, why are you hiding dead body from UN and I C R C JUBA?
      Death to you with your Dinkas dogs.

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    • 20 December 2013 08:35, by Dumodit

      Paul
      Salfa Kiir will never die in violence but peaceful dead as holy man. No souls of civillians hunting for him in the graves.
      Dr. Riak has thousands of people’s souls hunting for him
      May God’s heed our prayers to reward those oppositions of their deserves

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    • 20 December 2013 08:56, by Mayom County Boy

      Guys this is what you want before let us celebrate for it my dears

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  • 20 December 2013 06:17, by zulu

    I am not stoking violence in any way, but the truth must be said whether it is bitter or sweet. Machar, as a repeat offender does not deserve to be president. He is a devil in a blue dress. His calculations to be president have bitterly failed. A doctor of strategic planning, should have been a professional in his career and master of his studies. Look, how he ended up, a fugitive and a criminal.

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    • 20 December 2013 06:38, by Predicted

      Love Kiir now. But wait until you decide to conduct a rally when and campaign for presidency "coup" against Kiir. Good luck.

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    • 20 December 2013 06:41, by Predicted

      Zulu. You don’t know the truth.

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    • 20 December 2013 06:51, by allan

      to damn ass paul chadrack ur uncle riak will die first before kiir so stop hiding in westernworld come south sudan n take the gun n fight u pussy hommeo sexually ,

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    • 20 December 2013 07:11, by Malakal county Simon

      zulu
      shame-on you....

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    • 20 December 2013 07:17, by Reuben

      Zulu
      When someone made a mistake in the past does not mean that that person can not be a good person. Every one made a mistake but of varying degree depending on the responsibility one had. It is true that Riek made a mistake which he accepted the responsibility and reconcile with some of the victims. What is happening now is a different issue and be taken according to that context.

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    • 20 December 2013 09:46, by Mr Point

      Kiir does not deserve to be president. He was supposed to resolve tribalism, end corruption and promote democracy. Look how he ended up. A paranoid dictator sending out death squads to hunt down his political rivals. He has destroyed the country.

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  • 20 December 2013 06:37, by Predicted

    Zulu. Anyone is a criminal and enemy if the government says so...right? Get some facts before you make assumptions. Find the evidence for coup. Riek barely escaped with his life from a surprise attack in his house in Juba. Most of his colleagues killed. Out of 20, only 10 are in custody and whereabouts unknown. What kind of government kills political detaines without due process of the law?

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  • 20 December 2013 06:42, by Peter Puoch Ruot

    Useless Kirr and his vultures will soon face the justice in Juba through whatever mean necessary. He may think he won the first war which is killing the innocent nuer civilians in cold blooded but his doom days are just number. The mighty nuer plus the good citizens of south sudanese who care about the democracy will flush him out like a toilet tissue from Juba before the end of this weekend.

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    • 21 December 2013 03:02, by Maguangdit

      Nuer gangs killed over 20,000 Dinka innocent civilians around Upper Nile, even those who made it to UN Compound were gunned down or hacked to death including the UN Peacekeeprs. No forgiveness; forget about peace negotiations and Nuer must face it hot. Dinka blood must never spill in vain again and expect us to sit back.

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  • 20 December 2013 06:44, by kimo

    stop dreaming mr president,you are no longer on power,things gone out of your hands,its too late...bentiu,bor,pibor,akobo are all on the hands of dr riek loyalists.there nothing for you to wait for,flee to uganda before its tooooooooooo late

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    • 20 December 2013 14:47, by Hardlinner

      I would be happy to be rule by person from equatoria/ shilluk atleast the understand peace unlike my cousin nuers. Who else would want be rule by terrorists like riek and his savage supporters like gatdet. James hoth and marial are the only people reasonable to rule. Riek is criminal number one.

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  • 20 December 2013 06:49, by marie

    The government under the leadership of Salva Kiir did a grave mistake of killing innocent civilians in front of the international community. Kiir should be fighting for his life from facing the ICC. What happened in 1991 was before the establishment of ICC and it was not a government.

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    • 21 December 2013 03:19, by Maguangdit

      Terrorist marie,
      No retroactive (ex post fact) laws or statutes of limitation for genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing, or crimes against humanity. 1991 crimes against Dinka Bor and current genocide against Dinka in Upper Nile Region will not be forgiven at all. Your criminal Riak Machar will not evade it again this time. The fugitive Riak and his Nuer gangs will face what they deserve.

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  • 20 December 2013 06:50, by dude

    Nuer from Unity State Jonglei and Uppernil let us all go to Juba our families have been killed by a tribalist Leader called Salve Kiir. He was singing a war song in Dinka language to kill the Nuer tribe. He killed 7000 Nuer in Juba. President Kiir told his presidential guards to killed all the Nuer in Juba and in result many women, children were killed and gunned down. Young men were shot by linin

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    • 20 December 2013 07:18, by Deng II

      Dude
      Now u are crying fool. Exaggerating and lying is not going to help at all fool.

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    • 21 December 2013 03:28, by Bak Akec

      dude
      stop creating lies about 7000 dead and of forced tribal war. Even nuer are aiding us in the fight against Machar and Gadet. Your making yourself look like an idiot.

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  • 20 December 2013 06:50, by dude

    Nuer from Unity State Jonglei and Uppernil let us all go to Juba our families have been killed by a tribalist Leader called Salve Kiir. He was singing a war song in Dinka language to kill the Nuer tribe. He killed 7000 Nuer in Juba. President Kiir told his presidential guards to killed all the Nuer in Juba and in result many women, children were killed and gunned down. Young men were shot by linin

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  • 20 December 2013 06:50, by dude

    Nuer from Unity State Jonglei and Uppernil let us all go to Juba our families have been killed by a tribalist Leader called Salve Kiir. He was singing a war song in Dinka language to kill the Nuer tribe. He killed 7000 Nuer in Juba. President Kiir told his presidential guards to killed all the Nuer in Juba and in result many women, children were killed and gunned down. Young men were shot by linin

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    • 20 December 2013 07:16, by Deng II

      Dude
      Now u are crying fool. Exaggerating and lying is not going to help at all fool.

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  • 20 December 2013 06:50, by dude

    Nuer from Unity State Jonglei and Uppernil let us all go to Juba our families have been killed by a tribalist Leader called Salve Kiir. He was singing a war song in Dinka language to kill the Nuer tribe. He killed 7000 Nuer in Juba. President Kiir told his presidential guards to killed all the Nuer in Juba and in result many women, children were killed and gunned down. Young men were shot by linin

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  • 20 December 2013 06:51, by dude

    Nuer from Unity State Jonglei and Uppernil let us all go to Juba our families have been killed by a tribalist Leader called Salve Kiir. He was singing a war song in Dinka language to kill the Nuer tribe. He killed 7000 Nuer in Juba. President Kiir told his presidential guards to killed all the Nuer in Juba and in result many women, children were killed and gunned down. Young men were shot by linin

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  • 20 December 2013 06:51, by dude

    Nuer from Unity State Jonglei and Uppernil let us all go to Juba our families have been killed by a tribalist Leader called Salve Kiir. He was singing a war song in Dinka language to kill the Nuer tribe. He killed 7000 Nuer in Juba. President Kiir told his presidential guards to killed all the Nuer in Juba and in result many women, children were killed and gunned down. Young men were shot by linin

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  • 20 December 2013 06:51, by dude

    Nuer from Unity State Jonglei and Uppernil let us all go to Juba our families have been killed by a tribalist Leader called Salve Kiir. He was singing a war song in Dinka language to kill the Nuer tribe. He killed 7000 Nuer in Juba. President Kiir told his presidential guards to killed all the Nuer in Juba and in result many women, children were killed and gunned down. Young men were shot by linin

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  • 20 December 2013 06:51, by dude

    Nuer from Unity State Jonglei and Uppernil let us all go to Juba our families have been killed by a tribalist Leader called Salve Kiir. He was singing a war song in Dinka language to kill the Nuer tribe. He killed 7000 Nuer in Juba. President Kiir told his presidential guards to killed all the Nuer in Juba and in result many women, children were killed and gunned down. Young men were shot by linin

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  • 20 December 2013 06:52, by dude

    Nuer from Unity State Jonglei and Uppernil let us all go to Juba our families have been killed by a tribalist Leader called Salve Kiir. He was singing a war song in Dinka language to kill the Nuer tribe. He killed 7000 Nuer in Juba. President Kiir told his presidential guards to killed all the Nuer in Juba and in result many women, children were killed and gunned down. Young men were shot by linin

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  • 20 December 2013 06:52, by dude

    Nuer from Unity State Jonglei and Uppernil let us all go to Juba our families have been killed by a tribalist Leader called Salve Kiir. He was singing a war song in Dinka language to kill the Nuer tribe. He killed 7000 Nuer in Juba. President Kiir told his presidential guards to killed all the Nuer in Juba and in result many women, children were killed and gunned down. Young men were shot by linin

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  • 20 December 2013 06:52, by dude

    Nuer from Unity State Jonglei and Uppernil let us all go to Juba our families have been killed by a tribalist Leader called Salve Kiir. He was singing a war song in Dinka language to kill the Nuer tribe. He killed 7000 Nuer in Juba. President Kiir told his presidential guards to killed all the Nuer in Juba and in result many women, children were killed and gunned down. Young men were shot by linin

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    • 20 December 2013 07:17, by Deng II

      Dude
      Now u are crying fool. Exaggerating and lying is not going to help at all fool.

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  • 20 December 2013 06:52, by dude

    Nuer from Unity State Jonglei and Uppernil let us all go to Juba our families have been killed by a tribalist Leader called Salve Kiir. He was singing a war song in Dinka language to kill the Nuer tribe. He killed 7000 Nuer in Juba. President Kiir told his presidential guards to killed all the Nuer in Juba and in result many women, children were killed and gunned down. Young men were shot by linin

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    • 20 December 2013 07:12, by Deng II

      Dude
      Now u are crying fool. Exaggerating and lying is not going to help at all fool.

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  • 20 December 2013 06:53, by dude

    Nuer from Unity State Jonglei and Uppernil let us all go to Juba our families have been killed by a tribalist Leader called Salve Kiir. He was singing a war song in Dinka language to kill the Nuer tribe. He killed 7000 Nuer in Juba. President Kiir told his presidential guards to killed all the Nuer in Juba and in result many women, children were killed and gunned down. Young men were shot by linin

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    • 20 December 2013 07:14, by Deng II

      Dude
      Now u are crying fool. Exaggerating and lying is not going to help at all fool.

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  • 20 December 2013 06:53, by dude

    Nuer from Unity State Jonglei and Uppernil let us all go to Juba our families have been killed by a tribalist Leader called Salve Kiir. He was singing a war song in Dinka language to kill the Nuer tribe. He killed 7000 Nuer in Juba. President Kiir told his presidential guards to killed all the Nuer in Juba and in result many women, children were killed and gunned down. Young men were shot by linin

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    • 20 December 2013 07:14, by Deng II

      Dude
      Now u are crying fool. Exaggerating and lying is not going to help at all fool.

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  • 20 December 2013 06:53, by dude

    Nuer from Unity State Jonglei and Uppernil let us all go to Juba our families have been killed by a tribalist Leader called Salve Kiir. He was singing a war song in Dinka language to kill the Nuer tribe. He killed 7000 Nuer in Juba. President Kiir told his presidential guards to killed all the Nuer in Juba and in result many women, children were killed and gunned down. Young men were shot by linin

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    • 20 December 2013 07:15, by Deng II

      Dude
      Now u are crying fool. Exaggerating and lying is not going to help at all fool.

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  • 20 December 2013 07:07, by munene

    Mr.president you are indeed a peace loving president but your followers never want to follow your opinion, therefore creating confusion amongst the majority tribes. beside riek may be responsible but you must also add UN to the problem bcz they said you not educated, pliz take care you may go with out leaving story/legacy

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  • 20 December 2013 07:14, by munene

    you are the problem if not you should have made your decision of stepping down during the first anniversary celebration of 2012 so that your people can believe that you are bring democracy to the new nation but instead you want to be like bashir of sudan, museveni of Uganda, and Robert of zibwe. now look at you cauz to our belove nation ss,

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    • 20 December 2013 07:18, by Malakal county Simon

      Kiir is a primitive, and tribal leader... Who kills innocent civilians for being from your opponent tribe, you are truly a national president and peace loving person? Stop with your use-less dialogue, because time for dialogue has expired after death of innocent Nuers in cold blood....

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      • 20 December 2013 12:19, by mathem jech amer

        Malakal County Simon
        Malakal county does not belong to Nuers but Shilluk.What about Riek who killed innocent Dinkas and other tribes especially Mandari, what will you say about him,killings of Dinkas at Bor, Gumuruk, Akobo and Unity, all civilians, is this not a crime against humanity?No dialogue required, let them continue fighting & see consequences

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  • 20 December 2013 07:21, by dude

    Deng II
    I am crying today but tomorrow you will cry more. I am morning my love ones today and it will be your turn tomorrow.

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  • 20 December 2013 07:21, by dude

    Deng II
    I am crying today but tomorrow you will cry more. I am morning my love ones today and it will be your turn tomorrow.

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  • 20 December 2013 07:22, by dude

    Deng II
    I am crying today but tomorrow you will cry more. I am morning my love ones today and it will be your turn tomorrow.

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  • 20 December 2013 07:22, by dude

    Deng II
    I am crying today but tomorrow you will cry more. I am morning my love ones today and it will be your turn tomorrow.

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  • 20 December 2013 07:23, by dude

    Deng II
    I am crying today but tomorrow you will cry more. I am morning my love ones today and it will be your turn tomorrow.

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  • 20 December 2013 07:23, by munene

    those fighting your gov’t may be right but not through violence as it has happened. they should wait for 2015 to come, however now that everything has worsen, you don’t need to point figure at some one because the caz of liberation was not realize since you took power in 2005 up to now benydit, you know we lost more then 2.million lives during that period

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  • 20 December 2013 07:23, by dude

    Deng II
    I am crying today but tomorrow you will cry more. I am morning my love ones today and it will be your turn tomorrow.

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  • 20 December 2013 07:24, by dude

    Deng II
    I am crying today but tomorrow you will cry more. I am morning my love ones today and it will be your turn tomorrow.

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  • 20 December 2013 07:24, by dude

    Deng II
    I am crying today but tomorrow you will cry more. I am morning my love ones today and it will be your turn tomorrow.

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    • 20 December 2013 07:26, by Malakal county Simon

      We have a good number in army and all the sons of Nuers have now, concluded that’s kiir must be topple from the power by all mean.... Because is not longer an legitimate president after committing and killings innocent Nuers civilians in cold-blood.... A new democratic of South Sudan will emerge soon before Christmas!!! Anyway stay tune for more news to come, where Juba will be a ghost town....

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      • 20 December 2013 07:31, by Malakal county Simon

        dude
        Don’t get too emotional, be strong because the tribal war is just begin, and not over yet.... The Bor county of Kuol Manyang will pay the heavy price, in regard to innocent of Nuers who have been kills in cold-bood....

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        • 20 December 2013 14:59, by Hardlinner

          Why did gatdet attack bor and not warab the home of kiir. I’m Pretty sure primitive datdet knows his boundaries. if he goes there, that will mark the end of his life.

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    • 20 December 2013 07:36, by Deng II

      I did cried in 1991 which was so ugly than now. There is nothing happened compared with the degree of 1991. Now it can be 100 Nuer out of 500 fool.

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      • 20 December 2013 07:37, by Deng II

        DuDe
        Im talking With Dude.

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        • 20 December 2013 08:15, by Joseph Canada

          What happen between you Dinka and Nuer should not be brought to Equatoria. You both have blood in your hands and all of you are arrogant desert monkeys. Take your Idiocy to upper nile. Go and fight in your states.

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          • 20 December 2013 15:45, by The rock

            Joesph, I always talk to Equatorian brothers not to talk that way coz what happened is indeed a bad thing to us all as South Sudanese, so ya why you also there being tribal escalator???? Don’t ever talk about tribalism or tribal fighting man coz ya too low on that.

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  • 20 December 2013 08:54, by Kenyang

    There’s time for everything, now is time for war so that when it’s finally stopped we’d had learned thru hard way to respect our great communities (not insult entire tribe for wrong done by few selfish) and appreciate peace. Don’t listen to Kiir.

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  • 20 December 2013 11:32, by SPLA

    THIS IS HYPOCRISY! HOW CAN YOU STOP THE WAR FROM ESCALATING WHEN YOU INSTRUCTED YOUR GUARDS TO KILL NUER TRIBE? AS A PRESIDENT REP S.S I EXPECTED YOU TO APOLOGIZE TO THE VICTIM FAMILIES WHICH YOU DIDN’T IMPLYING THIS WAS YOUR ORDERS. YOU CANN’T PRETEND TO RECONCILE AND KILL AT THE SAME TIME. YOUR NAME WILL BE IN THE HAGUE FOR CRIME AGAINST HUMANITY.

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    • 20 December 2013 15:21, by Nyesi Ta

      From day one, this president is a tribalist.You can see that deep inside his eyes out, from his statements, and his erratic behaviour. In his first speech after the death of our hero Dr. John Garang, he openly declared his vehicle has no reverse gear thats why we have crisis today. A driver with a vehicle w/o reverse gear is not good for the rep. of S.S. Why would he be in power after his security

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      • 20 December 2013 15:36, by Nyesi Ta

        Cont...
        apparatus (predominantly from his home state something that has nothing to do with other Jiengs) massacred over 500 people? Also if the Nuers are responsible, they shouldn’t attack and kill innocent Jiengs, but should go after Kiir’s Security apparatus. Like other democracies, if he is really reasonable, he would have tendered his resignation by now, apology is not good enough for Kiir.

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  • 20 December 2013 14:10, by Deng Chol Malual

    Ateny Wek, I suggest if you can talk to president Kiir to release the political prisoners so that the world can see his commitment to the restoration of peace in the country.
    Thanks.

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