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August 21, 2014 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese army expressed concerns today over what it described as the “unusual” movement of the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) within its territory amid signs of brewing tension between the two countries.

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Soldiers from the South Sudanesearmy (SPLA) point at a circling Antonov in the contested Sudanese border town of Heglig on 17 April 2012 (Photo: Getty)

“There have been repeated security reports from our forces and the command on ground since May of increased unusual movement of the Sudan Armed Forces. The reports we have been receiving and which we have also verified shows an expansive movement of tanks as well as armoured vehicles towards the areas which are truly, deep inside the territory of the republic of South Sudan,” a high-level intelligence officer told Sudan Tribune Thursday.

The officer, who is not authorised to speak to the media, said the presidency was furnished with a “detailed report”, documenting activities considered to be in breach of the 2012 security deal.

“The office of the president has been furnished with the detailed report documenting all the activities I think constitutes a clear breach of the cooperation agreement, specifically the security arrangement which was part of the general accord”, he observed.

Bol Makueng, a senior South Sudan ruling party (SPLM) official recently claimed the country’s former vice president-turned rebel leader, Riek Machar was in Khartoum to seek support from the Sudanese government.

His comments follow calls from South Sudan urging the government of neighbouring Sudan, from which the South seceded in 2011, to sever all ties with pro-Machar rebels.

However, Sudan denied it was providing military support to South Sudanese rebels who have been engaged in an armed struggle with the government since mid-December of last year when the conflict erupted following a political dispute in the ruling party of the SPLM.

The spokesperson for the Sudanese army, Colonel al-Sawarmi Khaled Sa’ad, maintained last week that a recent two-day visit by the rebel leader to Khartoum came within the framework of Sudan’s mediation efforts aimed at ending the crisis.

The South Sudanese government, however, fell short of directly accusing Sudan of supporting rebel forces, describing it as one of the key players in the ongoing peace process.

Military officers from the fourth division headquarters in Unity state disclosed recently that youth groups in the area spotted two Sudanese soldiers attempting to cut wires and extension cables used by companies within the oil fields. Unity state officials, including the deputy governor, Stephen Mabek Lang, also confirmed the incident.

The soldiers were later flown to the capital, Juba, but their fate remains unknown with observers saying Juba preferred diplomacy on the matter to ensure Khartoum remained neutral in its ongoing conflict.

But whereas the 2012 cooperation agreement allows Juba to use Sudan’s pipelines to export its oil to international markets, Khartoum is impatiently growing irritable of Juba’s behavior, especially with Uganda’s army involvement in the conflict against Machar.

Sudan has long accused the Ugandan government of supporting anti-Khartoum rebel groups while Kampala, on the other hand, believes Khartoum is providing support to the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA).

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  • 22 August 09:34, by Madina Tonj

    There is no doubt,, Riek Machar Teny had agree with Omar al Bashir to back his rebels up by all mean however, if the Sudan government did that then, the GOSS must also backing Malik Agar up and Dafur rebels and find a strong nation to borrow everything you guys need to defeated both Riek Machar and his husband Omar al Bashir. Riek he is a man who doesn’t felt a shame for bad things he does.

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    • 22 August 09:45, by Gatkuoth

      GOSS has contracted JEM to fight the opposition forces in unity State. S.Sudan Keeping JEM in its territory is a violation of Cooperation Agreement. Sudan has the right to fight them inside South Sudan. Chase JEM out and Sudan will not interfere in South Sudan affairs.

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      • 22 August 10:31, by Chol A.

        Khartoum have to be open like Uganda but her hiding tacits against South Sudan will be shameful thing than ever. Rebels are celebrating involving of SAF as they always crying that JEM are fighting along side SPLA forces to attract Khartoum attention but one more thing to a Nuer rebels involvement of SAF will be end of their rebellions.

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  • 22 August 09:34, by Madina Tonj

    There is no doubt,, Riek Machar Teny had agree with Omar al Bashir to back his rebels up by all mean however, if the Sudan government did that then, the GOSS must also backing Malik Agar up and Dafur rebels and find a strong nation to borrow everything you guys need to defeated both Riek Machar and his husband Omar al Bashir. Riek he is a man who doesn’t felt a shame for bad things he does.

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    • 22 August 09:50, by Gat Gan Kiir

      The authority in Juba allow Ugandan Army, JEM and others Sudanese rebels to walk freely in our country, what not SAF? Everybody must come to South Sudan territory without free condition. I welcome SAF with open arms.

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      • 22 August 10:17, by Rommel

        You welcome the SAF with open arms? Well, of course you do... they are your masters after all. Your alliance with Khartoum precedes Uganda’s military intervention. Those idiots in Juba really ought to remove Kiir and Matur Chuot Dhuol. The army has to mobilize a hundred thousand troops from Bahr el Ghazal and certain parts of Upper Nile...

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        • 22 August 10:22, by Rommel

          ..The army has only ’mobilized’ 20, 000 troops since December. That’s not a proper mobilization. That’s pathetic. The armed forces are terribly outnumbered. The Ugandans really should withdraw. We don’t need their obscenely expensive troops on the ground. We need to bring back the veterans that fought Khartoum and Riek during the civil war.

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          • 22 August 10:24, by Rommel

            There is no justifying this terribly dishonorable alliance. Salva has brought *shame* upon a people that lost well over a million of their own in a war infinitely more difficult, exacting and costly than this. Salva has little to no support from our people, and so couldn’t possibly be entrusted with the duty and responsibility to prosecute this war. He must go.

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            • 22 August 11:09, by Gat Gan Kiir

              Ah ah, poor Ramcel, White Army have finished your innocents Malualegiernyang since early this year. Even if we seek help from anybody, it would never be human shell, but military hardwares. We brought you into your kneels together with your husband M7 and JEM. We refuse to be rule by looter and coward thugs. Wec ewecda

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              • 22 August 11:58, by Rommel

                Gat Gan Kiir:

                Are you really going to pretend that your people did not establish and nurture a military alliance with Khartoum during the war!? Do you recall the decades in which you defended oilfields on behalf of the Arab oligarchy... like dogs!? You fought side by side with the Arabs.

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                • 22 August 11:58, by Rommel

                  The Arabs brought entire divisions to bear against the Dinka. The Arabs fought beside you. The Arabs fed you. The Arabs gave you weapons, ammunition and logistical support. Why are you people wholly unwilling to discuss your previous alliance with Khartoum!? You people are hypocrites!

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                  • 22 August 11:59, by Rommel

                    When Khartoum’s artillery guns and aircraft bombarded the Dinka for thirteen [13] years following your defection, operating in tandem with your militias on the ground... Was that not cowardice!? Well, wasn’t it!? Or do you suppose that you are entitled to an exemption from the demands of a moral code that you don’t actually prescribe to!?

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                    • 22 August 12:00, by Rommel

                      Allow me to cite for you the work of a historian:

                      Throughout the fighting, not one war casualty was admitted to the Nasir hospital. Riek’s troops sat idle as Khartoum pushed back the Dinka. The results of Riek’’s sell-out to Khartoum could not have been more glaring. The Dinka suffered mightily. (Me Against My Brother: At War in Somalia, Sudan and Rwanda, Scott Peterson)

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  • 22 August 11:24, by wang

    we will burns this country into ashes and would give 90% of our oil to Sudan if they are going to help us with Ugandan that have used a banned chemicals weapons to cleans up our population….

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    • 22 August 12:12, by Rommel

      wang:

      It is not your oil to give. The oil lies beneath the soil of Dinka territory. The Ugandans have not used ’banned’ chemical weapons. The Ugandans apparently used cluster bombs... the very same bombs that the United States, Israel and many others use in all their wars. Do you think Khartoum didn’t use cluster bombs on us!? We suffered infinitely more at the hands of your masters.

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      • 22 August 12:15, by Rommel

        So you will ’share’ the oil revenue with Khartoum? Pray tell, how in any way is this actually a departure from the symbiotic relationship that Riek sought, established and nurtured with Khartoum during the 90s!? It was Riek and Matip that enabled Khartoum to clear our oilfields, exploit its resources and wage war on our people.

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        • 22 August 12:16, by Rommel

          When the oilfields were cleared by Matip, the Arab supremacist, genocidal regime in Khartoum was then able to execute its war on our people with devastating weaponry acquired through the exploitation of our oil. Your Arab masters used you like dogs.

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    • 22 August 12:54, by Chol A.

      @wang I though you educated but you stupid than your own mother indeed.Which recourses are Nuer claiming every time? Please don’t know that land and resources belong to the nation? Even if your backyard got resources you will not own them as yours! They are belong to nation and nation will recognise you to give you little on. But poor Nuer like you foolishly think that way and you not right though

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      • 22 August 13:33, by Rommel

        Chol A.:

        The oil is not in their land. Ask any of the Nuer on this website of the name of the largest oilfield in South Sudan. They’ll tell you [reluctantly] that the largest oilfield is called Paloich. After you’ve done that, please ask them exactly just where the Paloich oilfields are located, and they’ll tell you that the Paloich oilfields are located in Melut county — in Dinka territory.

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        • 22 August 13:34, by Rommel

          The oil is not in their land. The Paloich oilfields [located in a Dinka county] account for 80% of South Sudan’s oil production. At least 85-90% of South Sudan’s oil production comes from Dinka lands. The largest and most productive oilfields in Unity State are in Dinka counties. The largest and most productive oilfields in Upper Nile State are also in Dinka territory.

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  • 22 August 11:28, by BM Bol

    It’s not a coincident that every time Riek goes to Khartoum to conspire against South Sudan with Omar Bashir, lives are lost and the country lost territories. This was the case in the early 1990s where the NIF ended up taking over most towns that were liberated with South Sudanese blood. Riek Machar is a cursed to South Sudanese. He symbolized death and destruction.

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  • 22 August 13:26, by Marco Bul

    Let them try anything stupid this time.
    South Sudan of today should have emerged triumphant over its neighbour were it not run by deadwoods like Kiiriminal Mayardit and Riek Machiëth.

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    • 22 August 16:04, by Mapuor

      Any step by Sudan to involve itself in the current conflict in the South will see serious rep-recursion both economically and politically.All non Arabs who now being bombed ramped killed and dehumanized will never form one country with Arabs.Dare do it and dont cry latter in the same way Hammas are now doing.

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  • 22 August 16:19, by Kim Deng

    Jaang,

    Bring all your allies (Ugandan army, JEM, SPLA-N, Kenya, Rwanda...) as many as you want, while the Mighty Nuer Warriors bring their allies (Ethiopia and Sudan). It is better to burn down this Jungle (South Sudan) to ashes rather than being called Dinka Kingdom.

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    • 22 August 16:39, by Rommel

      Kim Deng:

      The only ally that we have truly involved is Uganda. JEM only intervenes on an intermittent basis. Kenya, Rwanda and SPLA-N are not all involved. We didn’t have any allies during the war and we still defeated you. It is refreshing to hear you finally acknowledge that the Arabs are your allies. They’ve been your allies for a very long time. It’s about time you own up to it.

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      • 22 August 16:40, by Rommel

        Were the Ugandans present when we routed you from our lands in the counterattacks of 1991? Riek’s forces experienced defeat after being pursued, hounded and cut down as far as Uror, Akobo, Nyirol, Yuai and Ayod. Were JEM fighters present!? Remember, you had the Equatorian defence force with you as well.

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        • 22 August 16:42, by Rommel

          The Baggara tribes in the form of the PDF and Murahaleen, devastated the Dinka tribe. The Equatorians joined your myopic surrender to Khartoum. The Murle [like you] worked for Khartoum. The vast majority of the Shilluk joined your rebellion. The Muslim ’Fertit’ tribes in Western Bahr el Ghazal worked in tandem with Khartoum against us... and you still lost.

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          • 22 August 16:43, by Rommel

            When Khartoum’s artillery guns and aircraft bombarded the Dinka for thirteen [13] years following your defection, operating in tandem with your militias on the ground... Was that fair!? Well, was it!? Or do you suppose that you are entitled to an exemption from the demands of a moral code that you don’t actually prescribe to!?

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            • 22 August 16:45, by Rommel

              Do you recall how you were so desperately reliant upon Khartoum’s weapons, ammunition, supplies, logistical support and food relief? Do you recall the military engagements that you executed in tandem with Khartoum against us!? The Ugandans have thus far only provided and deployed three [3] to four [4] battalions in South Sudan, interspersed in Juba, Bor and Western and Eastern Equatoria...

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              • 22 August 16:46, by Rommel

                .. That’s a drop in the ocean in comparison with what Khartoum did for you. The Dinka had to contend with an enemy [your erstwhile ally], that was well furnished with a palette of destructive weaponry and over 100, 000 men, accompanied by bombers, jets, and helicopter gunships...

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                • 22 August 16:50, by Rommel

                  I can’t believe that you people wish to complain about only three [3] to four [4] thousand Ugandan soldiers when Khartoum deployed its entire army against us during the civil war. You are in no position to talk, because for well over a decade we suffered tremendously as a consequence of your alliance with Khartoum. We lost hundreds of thousands of people...

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  • 22 August 16:58, by Kim Deng

    In 1908-10, the British sought to end the Nuer occupation toward Dinkaland and established control over the area. A new border between the Nuer and Dinka was established at the favor of Dinka at Duk Padiet, fifty miles north of Kongor, and the Ghol, Ric, and Nyarraweng were awarded about four thousand aquare miles of territory they had previously lost during Nuer expansion.

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  • 22 August 16:59, by Kim Deng

    Although a substantial portion of this grant represented an uninhabited no-man’s-land between the Nuer and the Dinka, the Nuer were also required to relinquish territory under active occupation. The Nuer undoubtedly viewed the transfer as a government-sponsored Dinka invasion.

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  • 22 August 17:02, by Kim Deng

    Jang (Rommel),

    Are you telling me that you never had allies in the past?
    What about the NDA?

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    • 22 August 17:14, by Rommel

      Kim Deng:

      The NDA was a political alliance, not a military one. The only purpose of the NDA was to politically put pressure to bear on the Ignaz.

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  • 22 August 17:05, by Kim Deng

    But the SPLA-Torit faction forces under the command of Lt. Gen. Kuol Manyang Juuk and Lt. Gen. Salva Kiir who were deployed from the direction of Kongoor and Pochalla respectively to wipe out Dr. Riek’s force as ordered and predicted by Garang, failed miserably from their suicide attempts, instead encircled and pursued like hunting dogs chase rabbits or deer by Dr. Riek’s forces under...

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  • 22 August 17:06, by Kim Deng

    the command of Lt. Gen. Tiger Bol Koang and CDR. Tiger Koang Banypiny. As a result, Duk Padiet, Panyagor, Kongoor, Twic East, Mading Bor and all the surrounding garrisons and towns plus some part of BEG were burned down to ashes when the “Operation Typhoon,” was launched as two Heroes [Bol Koang & Koang Banypiny] call it.

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  • 22 August 17:07, by Kim Deng

    Garang underestimated the SPLM/A-Nasir faction military strength, but his commanders on the ground knew they were often paying a heavier price for them than expected in terms of casualties-and that, in many areas, the Torit faction advance wasn’t moving as swiftly as they had hoped.

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    • 22 August 17:25, by Rommel

      You people have a penchant for omitting important facts and for resorting to grandiosity. We deployed a very small commando force to deal with you while we were still preoccupied with the Juba campaign. After we got a reasonable detachment we made it to Uror, Akobo, Nyirol, Yuai and Ayod. Where was your might then?

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      • 22 August 17:31, by Rommel

        Pray tell, did you leave Bor, Twic east and Duk on your own accord? Of course not. You were forced out, and you were pursued to your homelands and cut down there. We were fighting on many fronts, against many different enemies, and so I think it’s understandable that we had certain set backs. You had only one enemy [us]... so why didn’t you win?

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  • 22 August 17:19, by Kim Deng

    What about the British government that killed Guek Ngundeng on behalf of Dinka Kingdom?
    http://www.irinnews.org/report/99802/regional-interests-at-stake-in-the-south-sudan-crisis

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    • 22 August 17:40, by Rommel

      Kim Deng

      There was no Dinka kingdom or anything akin to it, and that was precisely the problem. We didn’t work together like the great Chollo kingdom. Clan interests, greed, indifference and dishonor and the abandonment of one’s kin and kith prevailed. Weakness is natural derivative of disunity. Those days are over. Never to return. Dynamics have changed and we are now recipients of a new order

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  • 22 August 17:45, by Kim Deng

    The SPLA has been a army, which composes of all tribes (Equatorians, Shilluk, Anyuak, Murle, Burun, Nuba Mnts, Blue Nile, Dinka, and the Nuer) whom you you consider to be your number one enmy. Now, over 60% of sell-out Nuer soldiers are with you fighting alongside Dinka Kingdom. Yet you’re ignooring their contribution as you did in 1991. What if the war is between Nuer vs. Jaang? You know the answ

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    • 22 August 18:09, by Rommel

      Kim Deng:

      Ah, so now the SPLA was equitably comprised of all the tribes in the South, the Nuba mountains and Blue Nile, without any one tribe providing more troops and martyrs than any other tribe or collection thereof!? This quite simply is not true.

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      • 22 August 18:10, by Rommel

        While others have provided mere streams of blood sacrifice, we[Dinka] have provided oceans of blood — eclipsing the contributions of others, many, many times over. Other South Sudanese tribes demonstrated intermittent commitment to the struggle... the Dinka, however, displayed and demonstrated unparalleled and unremitting resistance without interruption.

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        • 22 August 18:12, by Rommel

          Dinka Aweil alone provided more troops to the SPLA after 1991, than the entire Nuer tribe! Your military contribution after 1991 was derisory. James Hoth Mai and his small handful of Nuer troops were the only exception. The various Nuba tibes are the only people who provided near equal service to the Dinka.

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          • 22 August 18:17, by Rommel

            The vast majority of the Nuer that were in the SPLA have joined Riek’s rebellion. There are very few ’sellout’ Nuer sons left in the army. You’re delusional, Kim. The Dinka have fought infinitely stronger and smarter adversaries. Don’t think that you are somehow special.

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            • 22 August 18:36, by Rommel

              I don’t consider the Nuer to be an enemy. My only enemy is Khartoum and the lands; they continue to occupy our lands. What I want now [more than ever] is peace... and after we’ve attained peace... I want all the non-Dinka territories of Bahr el Ghazal to govern themselves. Wulu county [Jurbel] should be removed from Rumbek’s jurisdiction. Greater Upper Nile will also need to be broken up...

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              • 22 August 18:46, by Rommel

                I want each and every state in which the Dinka and Nuer are together to be dismantled and partitioned, to remove any political tensions on the state level — especially when it comes to gubernatorial elections. Culturally contiguous populations -provided that they are on good terms- should fall under one political unit.

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                • 22 August 18:46, by Rommel

                  Jonglei State is far too large and tribally variegated to be a viable State. It should be dismantled and separated into more homogenous States. The Murle have already demonstrated that they want their own State. The Jie and the Kachipo should be transferred to Eastern Equatoria State. The Jie want this.

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                  • 22 August 18:50, by Rommel

                    The Anyuak should have their own State, per the 1956 border. The areas in Akobo that belong to them should be combined with Pochalla county to form a separate State. As I understand it, Akobo West is where the Nuer live... the rest of Akobo that is determined as belonging to the Anyuak per the 1956 border, should be returned to them.

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                    • 22 August 18:57, by Rommel

                      The Thiang, Lak Nuer, Gawaar and Lou Nuer should form their own State. The Dinka counties of Jonglei [Duk, Twic east and Mading Bor] should form one State. The Padang Dinka of Jonglei should form a State of their own. The Padang and Abiliang Dinka must also give back all the Chollo lands, per the 1956 border...

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                      • 22 August 19:03, by Rommel

                        ..This means that they must give up any claims to Malakal and the Doleib Hills in Panyikang county. The Chollo kingdom should have its own State. The four counties of the eastern Jikany should also form a separate State of their own. The Maban, Burun and Uduk should have one State to themselves in Maban county.

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                        • 22 August 19:05, by Rommel

                          The Dinka counties of Unity State [Pariang and Abiemnom] should be removed from Bentiu’s authority and allowed to form their own State. When Abyei is returned, it will become part of this all Ngok State — Apadang State. This is the best way to remove tensions and increase political representation for all our tribes in Greater Upper Nile.

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  • 22 August 20:30, by Kim Deng

    It would be a big mistake if the Mighty Nuer Warriors let their Empire (Greater Upper Nile) be dismantled into pieces.
    Had the Nuer ever wished to occupy the whole greater Upper Nile, from Renk to Mading Bor and from Ruweng/Biemnom to Buma-Gambella, it seems unlikely that the other coward Jurs (Jaang, Teet, Bar, Chai…) could have stopped them.

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    • 22 August 22:35, by Rommel

      Kim Deng:

      You are delusional, as usual. You are the best representation of Nuer hubris. Hubris built on nothing. You are not ’mighty’... you’ve been a mercenary more than a warrior, and you will never have an ’empire’. You don’t have one now and you never will. These changes must and will happen, whether you like it or not.

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    • 22 August 22:42, by Rommel

      Kim Deng:

      You are delusional, as usual. You are perhaps the best representation of mindless Nuer hubris. You are not ’mighty’... because if you were, you would have prevailed in the 90s. I mean the Dinka were up against the wall, fighting half a dozen other armed groups. That was a golden opportunity, but you couldn’t muster the ’might’ to win...

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  • 23 August 00:04, by tootke’bai-ngo

    HERE WE GO!!!
    KIM DENG AND ROMMEL ARE GOOD EXAMPLE OF KIIR AND RIEK MACHAR SUPPORTERS, TWO SIDES OF THE SAME COIN, EVIL VS EVIL, TRIBALIST VS TRIBALIST, MURDERER VS MURDERER. SO WHAT ARE WE WAITING FOR? LET’S GO FOR FEDERALISM, BREAK UP SOUTH SUDAN INTO MINI TRIBAL STATES AND SEE HOW HAPPIER WE WILL ALL BE.

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    • 23 August 00:38, by Rommel

      tootke’bai-ngo:

      First of all, I am not a ’supporter’ of that myopic dolt called Salva Kiir. I am not a tribalist... I just want the tribes of Greater Upper Nile to have their own States. This will increase representation and reduce tensions on the State level. What’s wrong with merely wanting to attend to my affairs without being begrudged and used as a scapegoat?

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      • 23 August 00:46, by Rommel

        If I was a ’tribalist’, why would I posit the need for the Dinka to return lands that belong to the great Chollo kingdom? Why would I want the Jurbel of Lakes State to be free of Dinka domination? Why would I want Dinka participation in government to be limited to 10%, so as to ensure the full participation of every other tribe in this country?

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        • 23 August 00:50, by Rommel

          If I was a Dinka nationalist, why would I want the Dinka that have forcefully acquired and illegally occupy lands in Equatoria to be charged, jailed and forced to pay compensation? These are not the sentiments of a tribal nationalist. I make no claims on the lands of others. I have no intention of encroaching upon their lands and sovereignty. I have no wish to dominate anybody else...

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          • 23 August 00:54, by Rommel

            . But I also refuse to be dominated by anybody else. This is why I reject Riek’s proposed 21 States. In Riek’s plan, Bailet county [a Dinka county] would be elided with four [4] Nuer counties. Bailet county only has 48 000 people while the combined population of the Nuer counties of Upper Nile State stands at 400, 000...

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            • 23 August 01:00, by Rommel

              In this State, in which one [1] Dinka county is forced together with four [4] Nuer counties... The State is called ’Latjor’ State — a Nuer name, heralding Nuer domination. He wants the Abiliang Dinka and their lands to be dominated by the Nuer. He also proposes that Canal Khorfulus [another sparsely populated Dinka county] be forced to join Fanjak and Ayod in a new Nuer dominated State.

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              • 23 August 01:02, by Rommel

                The opposition has unveiled a map that evinces its prejudices and how it plans to implement those prejudices. Riek Machar conveniently keeps the borders of his own State intact, while breaking up every other State, with the sole exception of Northern Bahr el Ghazal. And the only reason that I think that he kept Northern Bahr el Ghazal undivided, is because he wants them to continue to defect...

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                • 23 August 01:03, by Rommel

                  Lakes State isn’t that much bigger than Unity State but Riek breaks it up. He also does the same thing to Warrap. All the Nuer counties of Upper Nile State are allowed to remain as one, while the Dinka counties of that State are broken up. It’s clear what Riek has in store for the Dinka, and this is why we must not lose.

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                  • 23 August 01:10, by Rommel

                    The Dinka should make it very clear that we will not accept to be divided and fragmented into powerless little islands. I don’t want to be the perpetual recipient of scorn. I don’t want to be a scapegoat every time something goes awry in Jonglei or anywhere else.

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                    • 23 August 01:13, by Rommel

                      Riek’s State [Unity State] needs changes to its borders. The Dinka counties of Unity State [Pariang and Abiemnom] should be removed from Bentiu’s authority and allowed to form their own State. I want constitutional republicanism. I want federalism that will ensure State rights.

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