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Open letter to UN secretary-general


To Secretary General Ban Ki-­moon
Secretary-­General of the United Nations

Dear Mr. Ban,

Tuesday, 1st September 2015

To the military parade in Beijing on September 3rd you have been invited as an official guest along with other dignitaries including Omar al-Bashir of Sudan. As the survivors of the Genocide perpetrated by Bashir in Sudan, we at the Justice and Equality Movement Sudan openly call on you not to share a public stage with a murderer.

Bashir is wanted by the International Criminal Court on ten counts of Genocide, War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity. His actions were declared a Genocide by the United States Government in 2003. Millions of Sudanese have been killed on his orders since he took power in a military coup in 1989. It sends the wrong message for the leader of the United Nations to socialize at events with him while arrest warrants remain outstanding Sent from my iPhone

Mr. Ban, you have highlighted “Advancing the responsibility to protect agenda” as part of your five-year action agenda. Bashir led a violent response to civil war with the south that led to the deaths of million of Sudanese and resulted in the separation of South Sudan from Sudan. He has used Janjaweed militias to murder entire populations in Darfur and continues the scorched earth tactic today. Rape continues to be used by his forces across Sudan as an instrument of war and oppression. It is not responsible to grant Bashir your tacit acceptance by sitting side-by-side with him in the public view.

The United Nations has come under criticism from the Chief Prosecutor of the ICC for not doing enough to help achieve the arrest of Bashir. As survivors of Bashir’s Genocide we at the Justice and Equality Movement Sudan beseech you to show your support for the good work of the ICC by not attending the parade in Beijing on September 3rd and instead calling on the Chinese Government to arrest Bashir so that he can be brought to trial.

Yours Sincerely,

Dr. Gibril Ibrahim Fideil Chairman
The Justice and Equality Movement Sudan

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  • 3 September 2015 00:27, by sudani ana

    What time are we living in when a rebel leader /warlord think he can tell the UNITED Nation general secretary what to do.

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    • 3 September 2015 01:44, by Akol Liai Mager

      Any concerned citizen of the World whose relatives, his/her people are being slaughtered by a racist regime have all rights to plea for help to stop slaughtering. This is how the civilised world should address ethnic cleansing and genocide’s perpetration. If UN’ Secretary General was doing his job without bias/appeasement, Fugitive Bashir would have been brought to book and slaughtering stopped.

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      • 3 September 2015 01:50, by Akol Liai Mager

        No matter how long it takes, dead or alive, Fugitive Bashir and his entire racist regime’s board will be punished for their crimes against humanity in Darfur, Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile regions. Like it or not, Malik, Abdulwahid, Abdul-Aziz, Minawe, Gebril and Yasir are freedom fighters and will up-root this Khartoum’s based racist regime once and for good.

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        • 3 September 2015 09:22, by sudani ana


          Freedom fighters? I don’t think so. They are warlords and mercenaries. They fight for money for who ever hires them. Justice and Equality movement are now fighting in Libya for General Hafter after previously fighting for Kiir in South Sudan Sudan killing Nuer people. They also previously fought for Gaddafi. So don’t tell me about freedom fighters. Who have they freed in ten years.

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          • 3 September 2015 23:52, by Akol Liai Mager

            It’s you and your genocide perpetrator Fugitive Bashir who are paid by Qatar to fight and impose Arab identity on the African majority Sudanese as well as imposing inhumane laws represented by the Islamic Sharia Christians and other non-Muslim groups in Central Sudan. What do you know about Freedom Fighter while you are an oppressor?

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          • 4 September 2015 05:17, by Akol Liai Mager

            Not Sudani-Inta? When the world will hear the release of Prisoners of Wars kept by your genocidal regime?

            Darfur Freedom Abdulwahid Nur has shown his respect for human rights.

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            • 6 September 2015 13:47, by sudani ana

              The Sudanese Army doesn’t have any prisoners of war. If you carry arms to kill members of your national army and terrorise citizens this makes you a criminal and if you get caught you are no prisoner of war. You should be tried and sentenced to death in a court of law.

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              • 7 September 2015 06:01, by Akol Liai Mager

                The NIF’ militiamen is nowhere near a status of a national army. They do not have Prisoners of war simply because it is a party’s militia orientated to kill civilians and that’s why its commander in-Chief Bashir is being indicted by ICC and running way from justice for rest of his life and even his grave will be if he doesn’t surrender.

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                • 7 September 2015 09:00, by sudani ana

                  No Akol
                  I know you are South Sudanese and don’t know these things. Kiir’s ethnic Dinka guards that massacred Nuer in Juba in December 2013 was a Militia, SAF is the national army of Sudan established before independence of Sudan. Armed movements have tribal militias such as SPLM-N SOME and so forth.

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                  • 7 September 2015 13:12, by Akol Liai Mager

                    Not-Sudani-Inta, you have discovered no news at all. It’s Atayeb Mustafa’s workers Riek Machar and Nyandeng Chol who have created those lies to serve their master, the NIF Fugitive. Who else is known internationally as the killer of Darfurian, Nuba and Angessenas than Bashir and got indicted for that?

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                    • 8 September 2015 04:47, by Akol Liai Mager

                      The most important point here to note is that; no one should be killed, intimidated or arrested for having asked for more of his/her rights to have a voice in the way their affairs is being run. Khartoum based sectarian and successive regimes have always acted violently to the peaceful calls. You may not understand this as your name implies that you are not a Sudanese and that’s understandable.

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                      • 8 September 2015 05:01, by Akol Liai Mager

                        The NIF regime is determined to make sure that Non-Arabs/Muslims are chased away from Sudan just like South Sudan. This should be done without killing millions of people in the name of God who hasn’t asked anyone to do that in his name. Time will come the oppressed people will become the managers of forgiveness, reconciliations and healings. Our people are humble and known for respect for lives.

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                        • 8 September 2015 13:28, by sudani ana

                          Your people know what???? Tell that to the tens of thousands of Nuer citizens who were massacred in Juba, the young girls who were raped and burnt alive. The young boys who were castrated and left to bleed to death. All these crimes were documented by the international community.

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                          • 9 September 2015 00:02, by Akol Liai Mager

                            Nuer themselves know that there are no Nuer civilians killed in Juba which has been confirmed by the AU’ leaked Report. Unlike your Fugitive who has admitted after strongest evidences gathered by ICC that he has killed only three hundred thousands Darfurians. Don’t ever think that this is the world of 18000s, it’s 21st Century and all what you do against innocent African people will not be hidden.

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                            • 9 September 2015 00:10, by Akol Liai Mager

                              You and your fugitive killer Bashir can run from here and there, but will never hide and will one day be brought to justice that he has denied to millions of Sudanese African origins. All these figures of the killings in Darfur, Nuba Mountains, S. Blue Nile and South Sudan before that all true, accurate and well recorded with evidences from the killer himself.

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