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Over 30,000 South Sudanese arrive in rebel stronghold town: SPLM-IO

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Rebels protect civilians from the Nuer ethnic group (not seen) walking through flooded areas to reach a camp in UNMISS base in Bentiu, Sept. 20, 2014 (Photo AP/Matthew Abbott)
July 14, 2017 (JUBA) - More than 30,000 displaced civilians have arrived in the rebel stronghold of Pagak, near the border town with Ethiopia amid accusation by the rebels that the government forces continue attacks on their position in the Upper Nile region.

“Over 30,000 internally displaced persons ( IDPs ) have arrived in Pagak in the first two days of the offensive and the number increases by hours”, said Tut Rom commissioner of the rebel controlled Jotome area.

He further said 50,000 IDPs from Yom, Mathiang and Malual counties are congregated in Torbar, Panomdejop and Nyalonglong villages as they are in dire need of humanitarian assistance.

“One can only imagine the danger the vulnerable IDPs face, particularly the women, children and the elderly, during this rainy season. Malaria and malnutrition cannot hold far off from invading these displaced persons,” the commissioner told Sudan Tribune.

South Sudan rebel SPLM-in-Opposition Friday has accused the government forces of continuing its attacks on civilians in Eastern Adar State, Greater Upper Nile region, warning such actions are driving the country back into full-scale war.

Lam Kuei, press secretary of the rebel leader Machar Friday said the government army and its allied militia of targeting civilians and forcing them to flee their villages in Eastern Adar.

The accusations come amid regional and international calls for the armed group to commit itself to a cessation of hostilities to enable aid workers to reach civilians in the war affected areas and to eventually lay out the ground for a peaceful settlement.

The armed opposition group has called on the international community, the IGAD, TRIOKA countries and the African Union to condemn the ongoing attacks stressing they are instigated by President Salva Kiir.

“This military offensive and many similar other provocative attacks only proof Kiir,s intention of the declaration of unilateral ceasefires to mean nothing other than a military strategy to confuse and catch others, including the International community, off guard. Some of the weapons used during this offensive carry chemical contents,” Lam said.

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  • 15 July 09:56, by Kuch

    "Over 30,000 South Sudanese arrive in rebel stronghold town: SPLM-IO"

    Here we are again! So the UN & its creepy NGOs are now going to ask the whole world for yet another hungry over 30,000 South Sudanese are streaming into our Gambella as refugees??? And that they need urgent food aid to save lives. The money that these *evils (the evil corporate CIA, MI6, Mossad, et al) *posing as NGOs*>>>

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    • 15 July 10:07, by Kuch

      >>>workers when in truth, they are the greatest evils on earth (the evil corporate Ameerica, the UK, their UN, their sleazy NGOs, France & their evil juus) on earth who are fighting are killing our people & then they hope they can damn use their dirty intrigues to crawl their evil selves into our country through their dirty intrigues>>>

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      • 15 July 10:14, by Kuch

        of their UN, humanitarian aid, donations, peacekeeping and their so-called human rights business scams? Good luck to the evils. Watch this space fellows. Who says, we want the evil white Americans, English people, their evil juus, their cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan, Arabs; with their so-called humanitarian aid, donations, peacekeeping & their damn human rights business bullshits>>>

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        • 15 July 10:37, by Kuch

          Some white people seem not to understand how much we don’t like them. Here our Nilotic plains though, we have never ever been fans of any evil on earth who thinks, he/she can step over our feet or our necks, never ever on earth, under the sun. The US, the UK, their UN, their sleazy NGOs, their evil juus and some of their evil allies in between>>>

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    • 15 July 15:38, by Paul

      The UN and the international community should be condemning the Iraqi army and the United States for indiscriminately bombing civilians in the ISIS stronghold of Mosul. The IO are just as contagious to South Sudan stability as the ISIS to Iraq and the international community.

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  • 15 July 10:22, by Newsudan

    Kush
    Israel are our allies. leave them alone,but the rest,western Europe and US are pure evils. Libya, Syria, Yemen, Iraq,Ukraine, CAR,South Sudan, I think they wanted to trampled down the whole world.

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    • 15 July 10:49, by Kuch

      Newsudan,
      Your so-called *isarel* is not *our ally* it is our greatest enemy with their *mighty US, the UK, their gulf Arab states, their so-called UN, their sleazy NGOs, Boko Haram, ISIS/L, Al Nustra, North Sudan, et al*. Fools, the evil juus even called themselves the *ISRAELIS*. Be very careful fool, who says, we are back. Your so-called (isarel) is the one behind the current dirt>>>

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      • 15 July 11:00, by Kuch

        toying around with our country, our people and they think they can get away with it. This is because the evils have found some of their fools like their ’you & some of their Riek Machar’ fools as their *Geopolitical mercenaries* to crawl their evil selves into our country, through the fools like you, Mr. Newsuddan chap,>>>

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        • 15 July 11:09, by Newsudan

          in case of border war in future between Juba and Khartoum. the first country that will help us will be Israel, air strikes, Arms dropped, you can remembered during Heglig skirmishes.

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        • 15 July 11:14, by Kuch

          Mr. Newsudan,
          We are the ISRAELIS fool. The criminals who are trying to play games, ’with us, our people, and even our *own Gambella region & including our *Nuer idiots* who have been used by your so-called *our israel allies*. Mr. Newsudan, we are back fellows. We have an attitude towards the *white Americans, English people, their evil juus, their UN, their NGOs & some of their evils>>>

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          • 15 July 13:07, by Newsudan

            Kuch
            I know since 1983,our cousins Nuer are never united. they always fought on many fronts.
            some in io,some in SAF,some in SPLA, some in Io STD peace wing,some in militias of Gadet,changson,Olony,Cirilo,
            currently in Pagak a Nuer on Nuer tag of war.

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  • 15 July 11:06, by john locke

    Kuch, please, get some medical attention. You continue to repeat ypurself and you are not making any sense at all. And for the record, it is "jew(s) not juus.. please, you have a serious medical psychological issue going on, seek help.

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    • 15 July 11:35, by Kuch

      John Locke,
      Didn’t l informed you idiot a few days ago that on this website, SUDAN TRIBUNE that used your *Locke* name is nothing to do with the South Sudanese men, but *a Bantu fool*, mostly from Uganda,. Here in the Dinka counry, fools, we are way well ahead of white people>>>

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      • 15 July 13:22, by Sunday Junup

        NewSudan,
        You try your level best to educated Kuch but he couldn’t listen. Though you are the cause of all this mess in South Sudan, you deserved to be appreciated if you tell the truth. Much wanted all displaced children and women stave to death without getting any assistant

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        • 15 July 19:25, by Kuch

          Sunday Junub, the word "stave" is very different from the word "starve", Bantus, we are going to bomb *you and masters*.

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  • 15 July 12:59, by Sunday Junup

    That is what terrorist are good at, displacing civilian is the good news for Kiirimnal Mayardit.

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    • 15 July 15:40, by Malakal county Simon

      Where is the national dialogue and the cease-fired declared recently???? May God save South Sudan from this warmonger president Kiir......

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      • 15 July 20:50, by Eastern

        Please, don’t involve GOD in the self inflicted problems of South Sudan..!

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  • 15 July 20:47, by Nairobimitot

    The government of John Garang De Mabior Atem, the government of William Nyuon Bany, the government of Salva Kiir Mayardit, The government of Riek Machar Teny bad Child of South Sudan. The government of Taban Deng Gai, and the government of Dr. Wani Iga, The SPLA, you must go to pagak and bring 10,000 troops SPLA troops there to stabilize the all the country. Bring all the children back from Ethiopia, these rebels, are cursed. Do not know what is doing. Build roads and have a good relationship with Ethiopia.

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