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South Sudan’s Kiir refuses to pull out troops from Heglig


April 12, 2012 (JUBA) — South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayadrit brushed aside calls to withdraw his army from the oil-rich region of Heglig after being asked to do so in order to avoid a return of war with the north.

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South Sudan’s president Salva Kiir addresses Souh Sudanese parliament on April 12, 2012 (AFP)

Kiir was reacting to international calls from the African Union (AU), United Nations (UN) and United States and Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary General also called him on Wednesday requesting the same.

In a remarkable shift from his “no return to war” previous stances, Kiir told the members of South Sudan parliament he would not order a withdrawal.

Kiir said that this message was delivered to all world leaders who contacted him including UN chief whom he said gave him "an order".

"I told him you do not need to order me because I am not under your command. I am a head of state accountable to my people and do not have to be ordered by someone I do not fall under his direct command. I will not withdraw the troops,” he said

Kiir argued to Ban that the international community does not equally give same concern when Khartoum assaults them and gave an example when the Sudanese army moved into Abyei it in May 2010.

The South Sudan leader said he told Ban that if Khartoum does not pull out its army from Abyei he would send his troops to fight them.

He went on to recount events that led to Heglig’s occupation.

“I want to tell you clearly what happened at border. I think you all know that a summit was supposed to be held here in Juba on 3 April, 2012 but this did not take place because there were voices in Khartoum who felt the South Sudan was not secure. I told them no. South Sudan was more secure than any other country in the world for president Bashir”, Kiir said.

He explained that he rejected international pressure calling upon him at the time to arrest Bashir if he comes to South Sudan because he could not see any logic to do so.

“I asked them why and they said because he is wanted by the international criminal court for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide in Darfur for killing of 300,000 people. I told them why would I arrest Bashir for 300,000 people killed in Darfur while the international community did not bother to indict him for crimes he committed in the South where he killed over 2 million people”, Kiir told the house.

He said the conflict in Heglig began when Sudan Armed forces collaboratively with militia forces launched an attack on 1 April with the intention to extend a tie-in pipe line to Unity state but that they were repulsed by the SPLA forces and were followed into Heglig.

“They went back to regroup and launched another attack on April 10. They were again repulsed and followed into Heglig and the SPLA took control of the town. The SPLA are now in a complete control of the Heglig and beyond. They will not pull out. They will remain there so that this issue is resolve once and for all even though we did not want war as a resolve”, Kiir told the house amid applause chanting "SPLA, SPLA, SPLA".

He said he did not sleep last night because he was receiving a lot of international calls asking him to consider withdrawing troops from the contested area but rejected them.


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  • 12 April 2012 15:02, by Corrector

    I don’t understand the wisdom of asking the south for they’re opinion. Its like asking them "can we take your eyes" of course they are going to say no. Reality is, we are going to take your eyes out and fuck your brain. You saying no just makes it more enjoyable.

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    • 12 April 2012 15:08, by Smith

      Corrector, All the terrorists in Sudan and all the indicted leaders will be handed over soon to the ICC...SPLA is capable to do this when need arise as it is on the table now....you watch the game closely because I know you will never be involved....just an internet terrorists...........we are there, I am now in Bentiu and will advance anytime today.....S

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      • 12 April 2012 15:27, by Mi diit

        Bravo, bravo President Salva Kiir Mayardit! We should not withdraw from our looted land after we regained it by paying dearly with blood of our martyrs. Heglig is our land. AU and UN have not yet studied its ownership. Tell your diplomats to explain it to them while we maintain our 1956 borders. SAF will lose the war it provoked on the ground. They will not regain areas from air attacks.

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        • 12 April 2012 15:32, by Mi diit

          AU and UN have been acting like bunches of hypcrites. Khartoum has been bombing our civilians and attacking our positions for over one month now and those so-called UN and AU said nothing. Now that we responded and chased SAF away and captured their breeding ground (heglig), they cry out senselessly. Let the border demarcation take place while we maintain control of heglig and other areas of ours.

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          • 12 April 2012 15:39, by Mi diit

            The final war which was prophesied by Prophet Ngundeng Bong is coming and will not be avoided. The good news is Jalaba will badly lose it finally with very destructive result. Khartoum will soon be ....Be careful warmongers in Khartoum. The bullet will soon demarcate the borders.

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            • 12 April 2012 19:25, by panom lualbil

              LEAVE ngundeng, wurnyang and dak kueth alone, they are evils who used to stabb spla on the back during war. Their JOBS are fool cowards if they are not going to get kill in war.

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          • 12 April 2012 16:03, by Sudan virus

            Your r right!

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          • 12 April 2012 18:08, by Ran Nathdial

            You ’re right Mi Diit in any u put it. Thanks bro’

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        • 12 April 2012 16:56, by Tiger

          South Sudan will not pull out it’s troops from Heglig"that’s what we had been waiting for to hear from you Mr.President,you’re absolutely right about everything though the world have failed to recognized your patience and the suffering that’s facing South Sudanese.I believed that Southerners will back you up 100%.just keep your words certain from AU,UN and the United States.

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          • 12 April 2012 17:04, by Tiger

            How come United Nations,African Union and the United States hadn’t put pressure on Sudan to withdraw it’s troops from Abyei,that’s ridiculous and pointless.today world believe in your strength otherwise they will never support you.now they will be stunned by the statement you made because they never thought South Sudan was strong enough to stand up against an aggressor Nation.good job Mr.President

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        • 12 April 2012 18:59, by panom lualbil

          MIDIIT, I read you here saying,’BRAVO PRESIDENT SALVA KIIR MAYARDIT’ than you never did b4. Anyway, failure of other folks amongst us is what always hampered our mission. DINKA and NUER are big communities which could caused effect on arabs alone. Plus rests of minority we would back arabs up in no time. But cowardice, greediness, jealousy and money-motivated leaving DINKA alone are matters.

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        • 12 April 2012 19:45, by Nuer

          You are right, However, those weak diplomats including the minister should explain very well to whoever doubt that Heglig is a part of South Sudan which is inside 1956 border,so UN, AU and US should not pressure us to withdraw from our land as we did it in Abyei case,we move out from it thats why, its under their ( Arabs) control up to date, hence, if Nhial the Minister of Foreign Affairs

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          • 12 April 2012 19:58, by Nuer

            fails to performance his duties as a Minister together with his weak diplomats, to well explain in details the Heglig, Abyei and whatever issues to outsiders including UN,AU,US etc, than H.E Mr. president should replace him with Dr Barnaba Marial who seems to be well inform more about the foreign mission than Nhial.

            I myself done blame our president to cut short the story b/n him and UN SG,

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            • 12 April 2012 20:06, by Nuer

              That out Troops will not leave Heglig , without detailed explanation, which would have been done by diplomats plus their Boss the Minister before President received those phone calls, from whoever talk to him, he/she would have at least background of what is going, and have to talk to our president with knowledge that Heglig is completely South Sudan territory.

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      • 12 April 2012 15:28, by Corrector

        get the fuck out of here with your bullshit. Bashir technically can go to Washington and no one would say shit, the U.S isn’t even a signatory of this ICC Bullshit. You care about the ICC more than anyone else in the world, because you know a fictitious court is your only way out. Keep dreaming.

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        • 12 April 2012 16:01, by Mi diit

          Khartoum’s only hope is for AU and UN to beg South Sudan to withdraw its forces from heglig or panthou. This will not happen. You can’t beg the house owner to withdraw and let the thieves come back inside your house after you already chased them out. There is no logic in there.

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          • 12 April 2012 16:09, by Mi diit

            Thank God that we have shut down the oilfield of heglig (panthou). There will be long lines in every petrol station in Khartoum soon. The thief is chased out by the owner of panthou.

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        • 12 April 2012 16:26, by zulu

          If ICC is fictitious, why do you think it was justified to award Sudan Panthou? You are balking each time things are not your way.
          Mr. President, we are absolutely with you all the way. No one has a rithg to tell you to get out of your own house

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          • 12 April 2012 17:02, by Corrector

            you’re right, the CPA is unjust, you do not deserve a single inch in the sudan. Which is why i hope and trust that sudan will get back the south from its entirety like in 2004. You wont have a country for long.

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            • 12 April 2012 18:21, by Dinka Aliap Chawul


              You’re saying South won’t be a country for long? coz of what? You are DAYDREAMING so why can’t u go to see a doctor? South Sudan is FREE one and for all.We can chase you away from that Khartoum if u continue with your expansionist policies toward South Sudan.Bravo president Kiir,Panthou is rightly ours and Abyei must be included as an area of operation plus BN and SK.

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            • 12 April 2012 18:25, by Predicted

              South Sudan has the ability to BOMB Khartoum with aircraft! Let Khartoum start the Aerial Bombardment "deep" inside Southern Sudan as they say...

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            • 12 April 2012 22:58, by deng


              I guess you are talking the other way. You mean all Arabs would soon not have a voices or country in Sudan is that what you say? Remember this will be more than Palestians and Israelis war. We Southern Sudaneses don’t give a damn and even if prophet Mohammed appeared, we will hang him.
              South Sudan will do it’s best to use modernizes to shoot to Arabs ass...and no need for the border

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        • 12 April 2012 23:20, by deng


          You had just insulted yourself. All Arabs should get the fuck out in the entire Africa before the really Africans revolutions began. You should be worried now. Our fighter jets will soon overshadow your freaking looters sooner.

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      • 12 April 2012 17:50, by Tiger

        Remember when you shutdown the oil,the whole Country of South Sudan were behind you 100%,now we are behind you again,everything you have told those world leaders is absolutely right.keep our troops in Panthou and do not change your mind by withdrawn them.matter of fact the whole Sudan is belonged to the People of Kush before the arabs came from the Middleast and changed it’s name.

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      • 13 April 2012 10:45, by pabaak

        Bravo, President, who ever think we should pull out from our own territory? South Sudan has to draw its border, because no body wants to draw the border, UN stood behind when the SAF attack Abyei despite ICC ruling of Abyei belonging to Dinka Nogk, they didn’t even condemn the aggression by attacking our cities in the border, we are people of patient but when we run out of it, we will not stop

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        • 13 April 2012 10:49, by pabaak

          until every inch belonging to South Sudan come back to its original.

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    • 12 April 2012 16:46, by Robot

      Things are unfolding.

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    • 12 April 2012 20:28, by emad

      Look illiterate president, our armed forces will soon regain the heglig town and go beyond and you and only you will pay the price. fooooooooooooooooolish.

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      • 12 April 2012 23:05, by deng

        Emad or Mad!

        Being greedy can always end you up in the ditch and that is what happen. Khartoum government has been playing with fire Baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaastard.

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        • 13 April 2012 10:31, by pabaak

          Is this person by name Corrector, think he will defend his criminal, indicted,and genocidal groups in Khartoum? he should leave this forum or else he will one day get heart attack, the people you try to protect them are no longer viable in this World as President Kiir once put it,they have more problems than hair on their heads. I bet you to leave the forum because you are odd here.

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    • 12 April 2012 20:45, by bior angeth

      Hey guys, it is Bashir’s war; Kiir is not interested in war though Heglig(Panthaw) is his. He was attacked first responded as Bashir wanted it to be. The one should be blamed for this war is Bashir. Let Bashir watah Heglig like Buma. Thank you Kiir.

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      • 12 April 2012 20:49, by bior angeth

        I mean let Bashir watch Heglig like Buma. You know what I mean.

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    • 12 April 2012 21:42, by Diu J.Kuek

      Mr President Kiir and his Vice Dr Riek and honorable Ministers and MPs we the citizens of South Sudan we are fully backing your decision to liberated our territories which has been under occupation.so I feel proud for the speech gave by President Kiir.this so called Ban Ki Moon should know that President Kiir is a head of the State this blind Asian man need to be advice by his Country man.

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      • 12 April 2012 22:02, by Diu J.Kuek

        AU and UN if are really care they must be put pressure on Omer Al Bashir and his Criminals group Haroun and Nafie not to provoke South Sudan by bombing civilians areas so I can not blame AU they are the poor people who are looking for survival from Khartoum but this so called Ban Ki Moon is holding International seat should be impartial in his policy otherwise we will kick South Korea out of SS.

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    • 13 April 2012 05:21, by Santino Akot

      Kiir is right. Northern Army occupy Abyei. And neither AU and UN or whoever is concern now did not Northern Army to withdraw from Abyei. Why now to order Southern Sudan withdraw from Heglig?.

      First thing first. AU or UN tell the North to withdraw from Abyei first. and leave for good. before, coming and tell Southern Army to withdraw from Heglig. there has been war. let North come to fight for it

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    • 13 April 2012 05:32, by Santino Akot

      the matter is simple. North is always singing for war with the South. let;s keep fighting. this war will a war between two Countris. Not like we used to be one country. Northern Sudan to know that.

      North always like fighting. come fight Heglig. or withdraw from Abyei. then, cry to AU and UN for Heglig withdrawal.

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    • 13 April 2012 05:46, by Legacy Elites

      Huk aljalaba. This coward Kiir ’biga rajil alela, aywa delkalam’ Kiir now you are talking. Abyei must return too

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    • 13 April 2012 06:50, by Bolman

      haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa big lies i never seen the big lies like you before in my life who was training you Salva

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    • 13 April 2012 08:05, by okucu pa lotinokwan

      Thank you very much,President Salva Kiir Mayardit,keep on,no return in your disssion you answered to the international calls, which let you not to sleep that night,God Bless you.


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  • 12 April 2012 15:02, by upuzi

    Well said Kiir, the idiots in UN,AU and Arab union need to know that Southern Sudan can also fight when attacked. Let the fighting continue to the last man standing.

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    • 13 April 2012 10:59, by philip andriko

      Thank for your refusal to any international call who soever,they must first arrest BASIR FOR his crime than our troop to withdraw they must advace farther more toward Bashir house since this 21 year arab have not feel pain of war so man always go forward no retreat no surrender SPLA,if you accept then we are no longer a country but still under arab be stronge even it take yea

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  • 12 April 2012 15:15, by Luke

    Bravo President Kiir, Sudanese are always serious because you respect the international community but you have no time to waste begging Northern to settle all the issues on the tables which they alway refuse. let pray our 9 month government can defeat a government of 56 years old. keep it up and let the so called AU & UN do what they want to do in our land.

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    • 12 April 2012 17:15, by Tiger

      that’s right Mr.Luke!
      Our President had been patience enough interm of International laws,and the world has failed to credited to him as a peace lover president in Africa.this year"the world must know the rightful owners of"Sudan"before the Arabs nomads came to the land of"Kush"the Africa.history need to be reversed to assure the world instead to go forward.Kiir has done well in his statement.

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    • 12 April 2012 21:04, by juan

      I think the President need more of a diplomates then a war comander. His defyed of the international communities sound undioplomatics, he need to let his forigner minster do the works instead of him. I think the president has good case to make event to attacked Abiye he doesn not need to asks permmission from UN or AU. Sudan has refused to do the Demacration since then from Abiey. He has prepared.

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  • 12 April 2012 15:20, by Chol A.

    That’s right Kiir, I do not personally support war, but we would actually like to know the stand of UN security council position on us. If they were supporting North than Ban should be very clear on their support to Bashir rather then turning blind eye on us!!. We can not pull back we keep stay in this area because it ours.

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  • 12 April 2012 15:37, by Lokorai

    Thanks Mr. President,

    This is a moment a commander in chief will have to roar! No retreat from Panthou, not Heglig (foreign Arab name).

    South Sudan, stand up!!!


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  • 12 April 2012 15:37, by philipdit wol

    Well Done ,president Kiir, "Not everday is Sunday

    Well Done President Kiir "Not ever Day is Sunday" AU should not interference this time around either by "thin and thick" we will not step even 1Meter away from Helglig. keep that spirit.

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    • 12 April 2012 18:25, by Ran Nathdial

      Bravo Mr. President. We ’re 100% behind u. Keep that spirit of patriotism once & for all.

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      • 12 April 2012 20:30, by Cobra Bior

        I cant believe kiir had this brain? thats what were talking about? Good job wen ne mayardit.....

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  • 12 April 2012 15:37, by Monye Jur

    SPLA has to be there and implement the austirity measure on SAF.

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  • 12 April 2012 15:38, by Brainy

    Idiot UN and toothless Au, why don’t you start by ordering Beshir to allow humanitarian aid in South Kordufan? This is real bullshit!

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  • 12 April 2012 15:39, by John Juma DC

    Bravo@ Kiir Mayardit,

    It’s a fantastic move to alarm the sleeping international communities that we are capable of any fighting from Arabs whom we even fought since 1983 on ground forces then bombardment and others means the used. But Kiir should take caution to take the jets detectors or device closer to the oil field for our forces to use them as they are strong on ground SPLA OYEEEEEE.

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    • 12 April 2012 15:56, by DeltaBravo

      You are right brother. Our President needs to station Radar along the border of 1956, so that the Jet,Antinov even the living bird cannot fly over our Territory. Long Live SPLA Long Live SouthSudanese people Aluta Continua.

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  • 12 April 2012 15:52, by Luke

    brova President Kiir, there is no room for withdrawal of SPLA from Heglig although thier troops leave Abyei, shame on AU and UN

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  • 12 April 2012 15:53, by LOJUBA

    Bravo, Bravo, President you are very wise enough, I think this the right and best time to take this action, lets see what Mr. World want us to do, we are not just giving lession to Khartoum , but a whole world to know the child nation will never be used or ORDER, BYE TO SLAVERY.

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    • 12 April 2012 16:06, by Simon Deng

      Dear Readers especially Southern Sudanese,

      I think this is the right time tell our brother in Western Sudan, Nuba Moutain and Eastern Sudan that we are one people and African who love each others. Let call for an end for Arab occupation by now and fight Omer in Four directions. Well-done comrade Kiir, South Sudan Oyee, and African Oyee....Go for the whole Kordufan and Sudan as whole.

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  • 12 April 2012 15:56, by stateman

    this is the same status quo sudan is extended the long reach of help by influential powers guided by inferiority we are Africans not Arabs or westerners we live and die in Africa no where else is war More inmenent than sudan we sleep on day or night nothing more or less was given or taken in this land without blood in that regard will do as we want bring what is to be taken

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    • 12 April 2012 16:11, by Land-of-Cush

      There is no doubt, just we want to hear gunshot in Aybei.

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      • 12 April 2012 17:08, by monythai

        Bravo Bravo Bravo All is bravo to our president Kiir Mayardit and govt. No return and no compromise on any piece of Republic of South Sudan. They believed on force let’s show it to them.The regime in Khartoum didn’t convince that we were able to overcome them during five decades of the civil wars in Sudan and force them to sign CPA, they think the CPA was a gift to us in the South

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  • 12 April 2012 16:01, by Bentiu CAPTAIN

    Who is Ban-KI moon to order kiir!!? why he did order BASHIR to withdraw his troops when they INVADED Abie? We have lost patience with the UN and Bashir!!!! Order our troops to go to Abie KIIR , let it be a complete WAR with these terrorists, we are fed up with them.

    SPLA OYEE!!!

    God bless South sudan.

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  • 12 April 2012 16:03, by Padiet Deng Alony

    AU should make it open that it is supporting arab in the north. why they ask South Sudan to withdraw her Troops from Panthou but when north troops invade Abyei AU,UN never tell fake arab to withdraw it troop.

    we will not withdraw our troops from heglig and Abyei will soon be back since it is South Sudan parcel.

    Long Live South Sudan

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    • 12 April 2012 16:13, by Simon Deng

      Continuition of the article...

      This time is the time for Dr Grang’s vision as many people were trying to manupulate us with. Grang’s vision was "New Sudan" which i am now seeing an opportunity presenting itself for whole country to united as one now.Who is omer, people need to get him now in four front!
      Go Southern Sudanese, and help your people now!!!

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  • 12 April 2012 16:06, by Kim Deng


    My first time ever to give roaring Lion Lt. Gen. Salva Kiir Mayardit million thanks for his tough stand at this critical time.

    Be a tough leader who lead his Mighty Warriors (South Sudan’s army) into field of death without fear. We’re behind you one hundred percent.

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  • 12 April 2012 16:07, by Corrector

    and this is actually for ST. The U.S already made its position clear that S.Sudan must withdraw from helgig and called it "an effort beyond defense". You insinuated otherwise. Stop editorializing and stay on point with the truth. The idiots here wont get you The Pulitzer Prize.

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    • 12 April 2012 18:46, by Dinka Aliap Chawul


      South Sudan is an independence state that can take it own decision anytime its feel with,we’re not under an instructions from any country or organisations ie US,AU or UN.the mute our calls for number of occasion so why now? Panthou and Abyei are not yours.End of story. FINISH!!!!

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    • 12 April 2012 23:14, by deng


      If you don’t mind why don’t you just shut your ass..........hole up and let have funs playing with these modernizes weapons! It’s just the begginning and our eyes as Southern Sudanese are on the majors cities destructions so, we can began rebuilding togathers. Long Live SPLA!!!!

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  • 12 April 2012 16:16, by Dinkawarrior

    The Dinka Cowboy had said it clear!
    No doubt in mind that the fake Arabs will return to where they belong! The next move is going to be Abyei, Blue Nile, Darfur, and South Kodofan.

    SPLA-Oyeee! SPLA-Oyeee! SPLA-Oyeee! SPLA-Oyeeeeeeeeee!!!

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  • 12 April 2012 16:17, by acuil deng

    Khartoum constantly arms its malitias, and pushs the Dinka and the Nuer-traditional residence of "Heglig[Panthou]"-further South, and settles its Baggara and Nomads in the area. Khartoum fails to produce any map showing "Panthou" as part of sudan subsequent to its independence in 1965. Therefore, Panthou is not a disputed area, but South Sudanese land, and that SPLA is taking back what’s theirs.

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  • 12 April 2012 16:19, by Northern Sudanese

    Allahu Akbar!!!!!!!! the next time we take Heglig will be very sweet :D!!!!!! Bashir hasn’t given a single comment about this.....southerners dont cry when you hear that your soldiers are all dead in Heglig :D

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    • 12 April 2012 17:36, by Southsudanesed

      North Sudanese,

      Say it louder "Allahu what??"

      What do you expect Bashir to say in public?

      You want him to show off his tears in public like you and Jalaby are doing?

      Unless you are not in Khartoum, you better go get your friend Jalaby to go fight yourselves into those long queues at the gas stations.

      Because Khartoum will have no gas tomorrow.

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    • 12 April 2012 18:26, by Predicted

      South Sudan has the ability to BOMB Khartoum with aircraft! Let Khartoum start the Aerial Bombardment "deep" inside Southern Sudan as they say...

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    • 13 April 2012 00:01, by Mach

      N.Sudanese, talking here will not give you Panthou the one you called Heglig, put on the uniform and come take it by force!

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  • 12 April 2012 16:22, by kush kemmet

    A member of the Abyei Boundary Commission, Douglas H. Johnson, indicated that the present perceived North-South boundary of 1956 is not correct. The original boundary lines between North and South Sudan moved up to the North while the current boundaries, which were redefined by the Northern governments after independence in 1956 ha

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  • 12 April 2012 16:30, by 4Justice

    That the inner core of the UN is controlled by those under the control of Lucifer.

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  • 12 April 2012 16:32, by Truly African

    SPLA Oyee!!!! US should leave the terrioist regime in kharoum alone...we are procting our territory and our resources from been looted by those terrors.

    and for those who do not know the value of SPLA soldiers..am telling u this to hear ..1 SPLA solider equals 10 SAF soliders..

    long live Kiir

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  • 12 April 2012 16:34, by Nan dit

    Bravo,Bravo! our president Kiir. No withdrawal yes for 1956 you make it to the heart of the people of South Sudan.Leave those barking dogs.They don’t know the history of how Jalaba came into Sudan and who is the owner of this land we divided with them to be called Sudan and South Sudan.Let them call Iran,Iraq and Chinese to come and help them.

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  • 12 April 2012 16:39, by Mzalendo Mwema

    Dear Southerners,

    I appreciate all of you for having one voice and I urge all of you to stand up and defend SOUTH SUDAN against HUNGER like what SPLA is doing.If we are proud of SOUTH Sudan like this then let us use our fertile LAND and SPLA will be more stronger than this.

    We need 10,000 tractors/10 STATES and the war of HUNGER will be OVER.

    Millions of thanks to KIM Deng for your words

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  • 12 April 2012 16:44, by JAMES KUOI STEPHEN

    I appreciated again Mr.president,No compromise!congnitive ideas wouldn’t be acknowledge unless the Northern government will call Arab league for mediation.Otherswise,Bright Star Compaign,(BSC)is now interesting to response for why? SPLA will not move out from his land.

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  • 12 April 2012 16:54, by viper

    When we were in the bush, Kiirdit was Surnamed TIGER, just for security codings and exactly he is a tiger. In S. Sudan when you meet the tiger in the bush, you don,t need to look it into the eye couz you will automatically risk your life. Now mr Kiir has to take his old name TIGER so that those who look him into his eye risk their life whether Beshir or any dog that is calling our withdrawal

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    • 12 April 2012 17:05, by viper

      Hijlij( panthou) has been, and will forever be a part of S. Sudan and any thug who will point his finger at us calling for our withdrawal will miss that finger. Ban ki moon, and the fake AU should not play with fire, otherwise we need to withdraw our representative from this useless AU. Millions of South Sudanese bloods should not be played with. Any call of our withdrawal will result in the atta

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      • 12 April 2012 17:14, by viper

        Con......... Attack of ABYEI. We don,t care of AU and the UN who have failed completely to order Beshir and his SAF to withdraw from ABYEI. Mayardit has spoken today and our army do respect him and they will comply with his orders. 16th may is going to be celebrated in ABYEI

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    • 12 April 2012 18:13, by Tiger

      Yes our President’s nickname was Tiger before in the Bush,Criminal Bashir would like to hear that,Kiir is a man of peace,and also a man who love his people regardless of what ethnicity they belong to,but for how long will the terrorist offer an appreciation for him as peace lover,now the answer is clear,the Arabs have walked too closely to Mr.Tiger’s den.BITE THEM all KILL THEM Mr.Tiger.

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    • 13 April 2012 10:32, by Tambura

      We don’t have tiger in Africa why they were using that name.

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  • 12 April 2012 16:56, by Kim Deng


    It was a great mistake to annex Heglig, Abyei, Blue Nile, Nuba Mnts... were into that damn desert in the first place . But it never been too late to regain back all those areas.

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  • 12 April 2012 17:01, by acuil deng

    The CPA ended the civil war, but not the border dispute. If Sudan has to go back to its borders of 1956, after its independence from England, Heglig[Panthou] will be placed within South Sudan, and no longer coveted by Khartoum. Heglig[Panthou] is not only between SPLA and SAF, but Kiir versus Bashiir. And it’s Kiir for now.

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  • 12 April 2012 17:07, by E. Defense Forces

    Khartoum is next.Long live RSS.

    UN alarm over Sudan-South Sudan clashes.


    Inside Story - Are the two Sudans heading for war?

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  • 12 April 2012 17:32, by BlackNationGreatNation

    I think it’s a wise decision from Kiir... and for everyones knowledge.... the SOUTH SUDANESE TROOPS total is 180,000 + Strong soldiers.... what about sudan how many have the got?(whatever they have, they can never win against the mighty SOuth SUdanese Troops, PERIOD)

    God Bless South Sudan
    Great Nation.

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    • 12 April 2012 19:21, by Tiger

      Blacknationgreat nation.
      I don’t think it’s good idea for you to post the total number of our troops in the website,it seems like you’re reminding our enemy for the exact number of troops that we have got in the South.South Sudanes were born brave and we’re firmly sure that we will defense our nation for an aggressive Nation who would attempt to attack our territories.

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  • 12 April 2012 17:49, by Dinka-Defender-General


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  • 12 April 2012 18:05, by wadelsudan

    Kir is not a president he is athug, lived as a thug and will face justice as a thug, i feel bad for southern to be governed by such and idiot.

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    • 12 April 2012 18:22, by Predicted

      South Sudan has the ability to BOMB Khartoum with aircraft! Let Khartoum start the Aerial Bombardment "deep" inside Southern Sudan as they say...

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    • 12 April 2012 18:24, by Smith

      Hahaha. What is Bashir, Hussein and Mohamed Harun? those are the real thugs and criminal indicted by the International Criminal Court...........SPLA shall bring them to book very soon.

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    • 12 April 2012 18:46, by Tiger

      Ya wadebaled or(Wadelkusum).
      How dare you insulted our peace lover President,don’t you know that you’re being governed by the most wanted man around the entire world including the small islands,Bashir will never step is foot there son.
      Bashir is just a dead walking man.Bashir Looted all our resources,raped teenagers,kill elderly people.what kind of president is he?idiot+molestation+thief=grave.

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  • 12 April 2012 18:56, by Majoknok

    Good job Mr.President,we will fight to liberate the land of our beloved country South Sudan from those bastards evil Arob.

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  • 12 April 2012 19:18, by panom lualbil

    FUCKY anybody who called MR PRESIDENT to withdraw SPLAs
    from HEGLIG. SAF was the ones who reignited it, scattering and bombing spla in their territory but none of BASHIR was asked. What the hell is wrong with fucking AU, UN and BAN? MR GEORGE BUSH man GOD from USA was the fair person who brought REFERENDUM up but then after nothing fair. Why?

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  • 12 April 2012 19:44, by Kim Deng

    “Many bodies were found on the ground on the SAF side as the SPLA advanced towards Kassana. We also managed to blow the pipeline and what remains is the big power plant that needs engineers from Tharjiath oil field”, added the witness.

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    • 12 April 2012 23:50, by bior angeth

      Do not insult those who called for withdrawal of South Sudan’s troops. Just explain why you think they should not withdraw. Second, do not talk bad about Arab’s name, the only bad thing is authority in Khartoum not Arab. Sudanese Arabs are your people. Thanks.

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      • 13 April 2012 19:46, by panom lualbil

        BIOR ANGETH,
        you shouldnt challenge any envoy but arabs. They recently even disrespected USA for repay debts owed to them as finacial during civil war when asked. They’re our ppl but not when they provoked us. You BIOR ANGETH need to shut that ugly red gum mouth with rotten teeth. You’re weak as raised by angeth [MOM] than by both parents balancely.

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  • 12 April 2012 19:54, by Best

    Dear head of state of our newly created country south sudan,bravo for the decision you had made to protect the people’s freedom and identity as a true hero and leader.This is what it means to be independence your excellency.We can’t give way to foreign ideologies although we still need their help.

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  • 12 April 2012 20:08, by Kim Deng

    Al Jazeera’s Nazanine Moshiri, "The president of South Sudan is not going to budge on this," she said. "If bombardment continues, the South Sudanese will go into the town on Abyei, and this is of extreme concern to the international community."

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    • 12 April 2012 20:11, by sober

      Genesis -9 .(Ham), the father of Canaan, saw his father’s nakedness and told his two brothers outside. When (Noah) awoke from his wine and found out what his youngest son had done to him, he said, "Cursed be Canaan! The lowest of slaves will he be to his brothers.” ( Ham, Southerners born to be slaves)

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  • 12 April 2012 20:12, by the german

    Shame on you southeners,
    what would you be without UN? You would still sit in the bush
    and fight. The UN made it possible for you to become a state. Could you excist without UN and its organisations like WFP or UNICEF? NO! I would recommend first you take care about your new country and the people who are living in. After you can feed your people and give them education you can think about war.

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  • 12 April 2012 20:12, by sudinka

    Brava spla go ahead

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  • 12 April 2012 20:22, by Kim Deng

    South Sudan said "it would only withdraw after certain conditions are met, including Sudan’s withdrawal from Abyei."

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    • 12 April 2012 20:40, by Nuer

      South Sudan should withdraw her troops after 1.SAF withdraw from Abyei,2.SAF withdraw from Western Bahr Gazal, 3.Immediate and complete border demarcation b/n the two Nations,4. Refund of stolen oil money,etc

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  • 12 April 2012 20:27, by Nuer

    Bravo H.E, hence, remember to well equip SPLA, we are tired of bombardments everyday, we want to hear the same thing happening there. In that, the down fall of Criminal Bashir will be next few weeks, if he didn’t repent to world including UN SG that he is the one committing crime by invading part of S. Sudan Heglig and Abyei . May he UN SG will convince Hague to forgive Criminal Bashir.

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  • 12 April 2012 20:43, by Kim Deng

    The insurgents - members of the southern army during Sudan’s civil war who say they have since severed links with Juba - claimed they had killed 13 government troops and destroyed military vehicles in a six-hour battle near the state capital in Blue Nile today.

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  • 12 April 2012 20:53, by wad balad

    SPLA in higlieg is an occupation, it never was and will never be part of south. Abeyi is part of Sudan until a referendum is completed. Both Abeyi and Higlieg are part of Sudan according to the CPA and international boundries.You will not take it by military or legal means. For all the janobeen who r talking tough these days, soon u will dissapear into the bushes along with the SPLA.

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    • 12 April 2012 21:14, by juan

      it is an ocupation from whom? The North or South Sudan. Sudan was one country without borders with in itself, where did you come up with the Divison. Arab never been in the South. we as former brother have to live in peace and divides our land in peace war will not solve it. guys need to comes down from claiming lands. If you need to a land why dont you go to Isreal and claim the land.

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    • 12 April 2012 21:36, by Gunkills

      @Wad, i got no time to tell you sorry for your tears. What a wonderful week i can wait to celebrate my week. Thanks God!

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  • 12 April 2012 21:22, by Kim Deng

    Arabized Nubians,

    "We withdrew from Abyei. Bashir occupied Abyei and is still there up to today," Kiir said. "I told the secretary-general that if you are not moving out with this force of Bashir, we are going to reconsider our position and we are going back to Abyei."

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    • 12 April 2012 21:57, by Mou

      Dom cuar ku tit rot. "catch a thief with care."

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    • 12 April 2012 22:09, by Magabe

      Where were the AU, the UN, the United state the International community and those world leaders who advice our president to with draw our gallant spla troops from Heglig when Abyei was invaded by SAF.For your information South sudan have right to take Heglig for it is within the territory of South Sudan.Go ahead Mr president your people the South Sudanese are behind you.

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  • 12 April 2012 22:03, by Nguetbuny de Luelpiny

    Aliny is North sudan territory.

    North Sudan are Rule by settlers,they are not sudanese.
    they should be call North Sudanese Settlers. Northerners are remainant of African indigineous.

    evil settlers should be allowed to return in the south

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    • 12 April 2012 22:38, by Magabe

      What do Bashir and Nafie still waiting in khartoum,they should either go to Iran or any other place they think is safe for them.It is time for good leaders like Malik Agar,Yasir Araman Abdala Aziz Adam Al Hilua and Manawi to come in and rebuild the political, social and economic setup of Sudanese that is badly ruined by bashir and his NCP who think war is the solution to Sudanese problem.SPLA OyE

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  • 12 April 2012 22:37, by AUGUSTINO DENG

    I sees the real stance in Salva Miyardit face today. Mr Salva Kiir Miyardit, I totally agree with your statement of not withdrawing the SPLA troops from Heglig. When Omar Bashir seize Kurmuk on June, did he withdrew his troops from Kurmuk? I wish to be there and carry PKM. SPLA oyee.

    By Augustino Deng. Jech la mer from Tharpam.

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  • 12 April 2012 22:43, by Northern Sudanese

    mr.salva kiir

    there is no need to withdraw your forces, we will withdraw them for ya :D

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    • 12 April 2012 23:35, by deng

      Northern Sudanese.

      Bring it on!

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    • 13 April 2012 11:25, by philip andriko

      mr jalaby.
      fuck your mother and sister,you goat fuckers we will drive you accross red sea to your grand evil land were you come we are no long evil worshipers like you ,this is your end polish your skin in black fefore my arribal in victorious war of christ against muhamed false propet who mislead you to world of devil ,you better appologist berore heart attack killed you fuck you all in ARABS.

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  • 12 April 2012 22:47, by Elijah B. Elkan

    President Kiir Mayardrit, the people of south Sudan are behind you and those out of the country support you all the way. Northern Sudan had killed 2.5 millions south Sudan citizens. Do not give into pressure until southern grievances are addressed. Now is time for all the good men to come to aid of their country.

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  • 13 April 2012 09:28, by AgwerJimmy

    Dear all commentators, I am happy with all your comments regarding the speech of our president. I can see that we are recovering from our chronic illness (tribalism) b’se we have one mind and voice now against Bashir. Plse let’s keep up. External war is the vaccine against our chronic disease, hence let’s join hands and defend the country (Sudan Junubi).

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  • 13 April 2012 10:56, by AUGUSTINO DENG

    SPLA Oyee!! Southern Sudan oyee!! Jech la mer oyee!!
    Dear president Salva Kiir Miyardit, your move and the speech which you gave about not pulling out the SPLA troops from Heglig is initiatively acknowledge by all the Southern Sudaneses whether in the South or in the diaspora.Keep up and God will empowered you with more strenght.I adored your speech.

    By Augustino Deng. Jech la mer from Tharpam

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  • 13 April 2012 13:40, by Independent

    i think Mr. president might have lost his temper in having uttered these kind of words. He would have restraint himself despite anger. I think here diplomacy is zero. otherwiz the President would have known that Mr. Moon is the head of that organization to which the Republic of southern Sudan is just a member therefore indespite of the baisness of the UN, Mr. Moon deserve only a little bit of resp

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    • 13 April 2012 15:41, by peter Marial

      Who is mr.Moon even to silence the voice of our long strugle and patriotic president? He the Baak Kemoon, the so called head of Au were the ones who assinuated our prophet "Dr.Garang" and he should abstain himself from this territorial dispute.

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  • 13 April 2012 15:27, by monycigook

    bravo his excellency mr president salva kiir, just i have simple to the people, who is call themselves international community, african union, where they was when our people had been killing since 1955? okay, forget 1955, when they was, just, before one year, when the people of abyie was out in thier homelands?

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  • 13 April 2012 15:29, by peter Marial

    Congratulations to H.E Mayardit for patriotic and heroic actions against foreign aggressions.Let Khartoum decides what it derserves for us.We are tire of Jalaba,anything to do wsith fighting we are ready to defend our terrentory intergrity by all means.Go ahead!!!!!!!!!!!!!! we are behind you.

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  • 13 April 2012 15:56, by Peter Malith

    Thanks a lot President Kiir Mayardit for confident responded,South sudan country need to be control within not by United Nation and USA Government.

    The South Sudan Army need to advance to Khartoum and Fired Khartoum that where there will be a freedom in east & western Sudan and what about you those of East and western Sudan continue fight Khartoum and you will get your freedom as South Sudan.

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