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South Sudan former chief army staff denies his release


Paul Malong arrives at Juba Airport 13 May 2017 (ST Photo)

October 8, 2017 (JUBA)- The former chief of general staff in South Sudan army Gen. Paul Malong Awan has denied reports claiming that he has been released, citing lack of moving around and visiting family members.

“The house of the president and where I am is almost 600 meters and the office of the president is about 2000 meters and he has not invited me. Also, I am if released, I would have been seen moving around or visiting families. Where did they say I was seen from these places, visiting my family or moving around?” He said when reached to verify rumours about his release.

Awan told Sudan Tribune he was still confined to his home and no indication he would be released soon because the authorities have not even told him the cause for restricting his movement.

The general who was the closest ally of the President said he would continue to wait until he is informed of what he did by the authorities.

“I am just waiting when I will be informed and when I will be allowed to move freely. When that happens, everybody will know, it will not be speculated. So my message is clear, I am still in where I have been told to stay," he said.

"If there are people who say I have been released let them say where they saw me,” he further stressed.

The former chief of staff was forced last May to return to Juba after his sack over security reports that he was preparing a coup to overthrow Kiir. Since he has been placed under house arrest.

The President refused several requests to allow his travel abroad.


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  • 9 October 2017 05:26, by yomdit

    Arresting Malong is not a development where our roads, school, hospital, security and where is oil money and plus peace and why you do not arrested those who killed people like Taban Deng in 2013

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    • 9 October 2017 07:16, by Midit Mitot

      Malong has right to be free from his confinement, He did nothing to your fake government.

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    • 9 October 2017 13:26, by Jubaa5

      Why you deny your release,but people saw you going to toilet
      and moving around in your house watching tv news,what kind of release you really want!! I heart that some of your body guards are fucking your wives,and five of your wives are pregnnt with 3months old pregancy.same to you big fool.

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  • 9 October 2017 05:45, by Ayuiu Makuac Lam

    Don’t fuel the house arrested of Gen. Malong, the authority made him arrest will be in charge to release.

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    • 9 October 2017 06:16, by Mike Mike

      Any body who is serving in the army or politics can be arrested if he or she didn’t adhered to what the government wanted to be do done for nation building.Why the confinement of Malong in his house has become a major issue to the general public while he used to arrest people when he was in a leadership position and people doesn’t say anything?.Just give time to the govt he will be release.

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    • 9 October 2017 06:17, by Kuch

      SUDAN TRIBUNE has no credible office in South Sudan let alone having access to highly esteemed South Sudanese like Paul Malongdit. This online foreign tabloid is edited in France by some criminals with their own sinister agenda against South Sudan & the South Sudanese people. The same goes to radio Tamazuj, it was created right after 2005 CPA to make unity between North Sudan & South Sudan>>>

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      • 9 October 2017 06:25, by Kuch

        attractive, but when South Sudan decided to secede then these foreign propaganda machines (SUDAN TRIBUNE & RADIO TAMZUJ) became the chief enemies for destruction of South Sudan & the South Sudanese people. But many South Sudanese often fail notice that SUDAN TRIBUNE news are often made up news.

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  • 9 October 2017 07:04, by Newsudan

    Gen.King Paul shld be release soon

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  • 9 October 2017 07:39, by Eastern

    Let Malong eat his Chinese rice and beef in confinement peacefully. This is done to him by the same Kiir that he killed many dinka youth in defence of. Serves him right..!

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    • 9 October 2017 08:07, by South South


      You and jubaone believe in following:
      1- You hate Dinka tribe so much
      2- You want to kill all Dinkas or chase them away from South Sudan, but two of you want this:
      A- You want Dinkas to give up power so that you can have it.
      B- You believe war must continue so that regional counrtries can get tired and fight South Sudan goverment and give you power.
      C- You believe that with war going on

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      • 9 October 2017 08:14, by South South


        Dinka youth will get exhaust and run away from war so that you have power. Two of you are very, very simple minded. Look to what happened to Palestinians and what is happening to them now. They hate Jews, they want to kill all Jews. War between them and Jews has been going on since 1948. Did regional countries get tired and join Palestinians to fight Israel? No. Did Jews youth gave up war

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        • 9 October 2017 09:08, by Eastern

          Dink community is a very primitive one which you don’t have to compare even with the Madinka people of West Africa. The dinka people don’t have gunsmith or those producing gunpowder amongst them. Why do you compare the Jews, one advance society with you? Palestinians make bombs, rockets, etc. What do dinka people manufacture? I know of the Azande people as the only South Sudanese with gunsmiths.

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          • 9 October 2017 09:28, by South South

            You are very stupid, why did run away from the country? Dinka, I guess. We have surveillance videos, drones, jet fighters.You are coward because you were born coward, you will live coward and I expect you will die coward. Now, let’s blame someone about your inability to be a real man. Will you blame Dinka tribe for that? No, I think the way you were raised up is the one to point fingers too.

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            • 9 October 2017 09:41, by Eastern

              South South,

              You are a real douche-bag. You don’t even know where I am just for you to begin saying I am a coward and out of the country. Did you mean surveillance camera? It’s not called surveillance video. Surveillance video or photo is the product of the surveillance camera. Don’t delve into what you don’t know, you villager!

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              • 9 October 2017 10:02, by South South


                You are a coward. I know the environment you were raised. You are outside the country 100% sure. We are master of the masters, shut up loser and big coward.

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            • 9 October 2017 19:25, by jubaone

              South South,
              In 2011-2013 about 25 young SS were taken by SPLA to SAfrica to be trained as helicopter pilots. Of the 25, 3 were Equatorians, 4 were Nuers including son of Gen Hoth Mai and rest jienges. Except 2 Equatorians and 2 Nuers, no jienge passed the preliminary written and proficiency test. Who shall pilot ur jets, uh jienge?

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      • 9 October 2017 09:26, by jubaone

        South South,
        Bla..bla..jienge bullshit. To your allegations:
        1) I have NO reasons to LIKE/LOVE jienges, why?
        2) Jienges killed and continue to kill our people with impunity. On the same token, we will kill them. Afterall, revenge is your culture, we are simply playing with your rules.
        A)We shall take power, it is not given by jienges
        B)War MUST continue till jienges return to their luaks

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        • 9 October 2017 09:33, by South South


          Coward can not and will have power forever. Only, only they have very brave in internet.

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          • 9 October 2017 13:09, by Jongo

            Come on south south you don’t even try to find out JI is right How harder you talk to your master like that 1st grow teeth to cover that black dirty mouth to allow talk & let us to think twice if not more to LIKE/LOVE you Jenge idiot but till than we let you to take a moment to acknowledge the strength & power of the Equatorians soon we’l see in your dirty LUAKS

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          • 9 October 2017 19:29, by jubaone

            South South,
            Just imagine I put this internet energy and determination behind an AK 47 or some PKM mounted gun, you would be running wild like a caged warthog.

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      • 9 October 2017 10:04, by Wutkhor

        South South... Insects the those who hate n don’t even want to lives with u animals Dinka’s re not only Eastern n Jubaone but the entire pples of SS realizes that u Dinka’s behave like animals n insects thugs so nobody is in positions to lives with animals gangs only secessions or ICC mights changes our minds toward u animals coz we endure enough ur animalism n yet u insects can’t give peace a cha

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        • 9 October 2017 10:21, by South South


          Prepare to leave South Sudan forever if you do not want to live with Dinka tribe. Be like Palestinians. I am laughing

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        • 9 October 2017 13:33, by Lotodo Awino Odug

          Let Malong cool down and release him to go and take care of his wealth, also don’t forget to plead for the release of remaining guys who were purported to have stolen money from your office. give second chance to all detainees languishing in cells as the dialogue blessings.

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    • 9 October 2017 09:29, by jubaone

      Malong the fugitive must be thankful to the Kiirminal for saving his life, otherwise he would be dead now in Aweil. He is diabetic, hypertensive and there is no food and medicine in Aweil. In Juba he can at least have square meals and drink clean water. This jienge is NOT thankful at all. by the way, how do "these" jienges say- thank you?

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  • 9 October 2017 09:10, by Eastern


    You don’t want to acknowledge your government malfeasance in Juba, we will continue to make the country ungovernable.

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    • 9 October 2017 09:30, by South South

      We are controlling it and we are holding it. Tell me what can you do about it coward.

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  • 9 October 2017 09:22, by John Wetjunub

    though Gen Malong still under house arrest, still he will be soon be release because the person who ordered his confinement knows Gen malong more than those claiming now to the right supporters of Gen malong. just keep watching the news and Gen Malong will be soon given new assignment.

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  • 9 October 2017 09:30, by John mamer

    Malong Awan Anei, is leader, freedom fighter, nationalist and patriotic citizen of this country whose historical sacrifice led to the independent of South Sudan and therefore his current situation and health should concern us.

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  • 9 October 2017 10:09, by Wutkhor

    Fucks all Dinka’s insects idiots in this forum, the like of kuch, south south, redeemer n more jeings insects only to mentions few, have lost their dirty memory instead going to hospitals n seeks for psychiatrist they re on ST to terrorizes the pples of SS for simple pretext of depending jiengs animalism.

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  • 9 October 2017 11:07, by John Wetjunub

    You will soon get mad Wutkhor why do you always disturb your mind about Jieng Jieng /Dinka or sometime call them insects! I asked you question last week if dinka are insects then why do you run away from your city and leave it for insects ? is that not shame on you, you better call them your husbands because they chase you away at home idiots.

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  • 9 October 2017 12:46, by Isaac Deng

    In fact, we shouldn’t feed media with false information to cheat public attention otherwise Paul Malong Awan arrest is shame to President Kiir but surprised to youths of south Sudan at large.
    To ensure you Awan will be release any time when Kiir decide.
    peace Peace we need as Junubin.

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    • 9 October 2017 19:05, by Eastern

      How you do you "feed" the media when the media is part and partial of the community..?

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  • 10 October 2017 03:03, by lino

    It looks the authorities want him dead!!!

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