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Darfur group calls for African support to their cause, pointing to Catalonia’s independence vote

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October 28, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - A Darfur armed group Saturday called on the African Union to mull over the vote of Catalonia’s parliament for independence from Spain and to support African people in countries such as the Sudan against injustice, oppression and poverty.

On Friday, The Catalan regional parliament has voted to declare independence from Spain, in reaction the Spanish parliament has approved direct rule over the region and declared the vote unconstitutional, just like a controversial referendum on independence organised by the regional government earlier this month.

The Sudan Liberation Forces Alliance (SLFA) said in a statement extended to Sudan Tribune on Saturday called that the African Union its regional affiliated bodies, African intellectual and concerned organisations to support the oppressed African people against the dictatorial regimes and to hold accountable those who committed crimes against their people like in Sudan.

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A UNAMID peacekeeper uses branches to mark the location of a mortar projectile abandoned inthe Abassi camp for IDPs in Mellit, N Darfur (Photo UNAMID/Albert González Farran)

The rebel group, which is formed last July, further called on the African Union to review its positions on "the suffering of the peoples of Sudan", especially in Darfur region, the South Kordofan and Blue Nile states.

"So we can reduce the chances of any new secession on the Sudanese map, which may negatively affect the unity and cohesion of the continent," further said the statement alluding to the secession of South Sudan.

The SLFA was formed last month following the merger of three Darfur armed factions including the Sudan Liberation Movement for Justice of Taher Hajer, Sudan Liberation Movement-Unity of Abdallah Yahia and the Justice and Equality Movement led by Abdallah Bashr Gali (aka Gena).

In a separate statement issued on Friday, the group called to not support the efforts to the Sudanese government to bring back Sudanese refugees in Chad. It further requested a new inclusive peace process and the inclusion of the sons of refugees and displaced people in the army to protect their families.

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  • 30 October 03:37, by Mayendit

    Brothers and sisters of Darfur.

    Instead of calling for Africa AU to supports your struggles first thing is to fully organizing yourselves and make sure your messages being stood correctly by your people. African leaders are taking bribe this is why the South Sudan are still on civil war by themselves. Sticking with your goal don’t worry many years to liberated your land but keep up.

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  • 30 October 03:49, by Mayendit

    The Khartoum’s government have been using dirty policy by threatening neighbors countries not to helps you guys meanwhile, they are still giving weapons and others supplier to Southern Sudanese rebels such as Johnson Olny, Grodon Kong Chuol, Ayii Ayii Akol and holdout of Riek Machar. Freedom mean a lot of things and I think one day Black African in Sudan will be free by all mean please keep up.

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