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Abyei youth backs up SPLM rejection to Missiriya representation


July 6, 2012 (KUACJOK) - Youth leadership from the contested border region of Abyei on Friday threw “unwavering supports” behind the stance of the South Sudan’s governing Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) against representation of the rival Arab nomads of Missiriya in the local administration.

“As youth, our unwavering support to the SPLM leadership is unequivocal. We have never minced words over representation of the Missiriya in the Abyei administration," Arop Deng Biong, an executive member of Abyei Youth Association said.

Even during six years of period of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) Biong said that they did not see "any reason" for the Misseriya to be involved in the administration of Abyei.

Biong based his argument on the July 22, 2009 ruling of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) and the 2005 CPA, which he said limits the definition of Abyei area to a territory inhabited by Nine Ngok Chiefdoms transferred to Kordofan in central Sudan in 1905, from the Bahr el Ghazal region in the South.

“If you have read carefully Comprehensive Peace Agreement and the 2009 ruling of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague, you will agree with me that the two documents do not mention Misseriya as one of the indigenous clans or a section of the Nine Ngok Chiefdom”, he said

The youth leader made the remark in an interview with Sudan Tribune on Friday during which he explained that Missiriya are “only mentioned in the Comprehensive Peace Agreement and the ruling of the Permanent Court of Arbitration as “nomads” who comes to the area with their cows, looking for water and pastures during a limited period of three to four months in a year and return to their areas when rains come. They are found in areas around Muglad onward. So it surprises a lot when international community support claims of the Sudanese government in Khartoum that gives them residence right in the area.”

Khartoum’s claim that the Misseriya were resident of Abyei and therefore should have voting rights in a referendum on the status of the area was rejected by the SPLM, scuppering the vote, which has still not taken place.

The status of Abyei and other border areas are under discussion between the two sides in Addis Ababa under African Union mediation. Oil and security are other issues that are expected to be discussed.

Biong said that it was “just a concession” to give the Misseriya 2% of the oil produced in Abyei adding that it was not grounded on constitutional rights in the area since they do not come from the region.

Lual Yol, a chairperson of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement Youth League (SPLM-YL) in the area added in a separate interview on Friday from Agok that youth will not accept any representation of the Missiriya in the future administration because he does not see logical grounds for which the nomads should be represented.

He, however, stated that they have no objection to representation of Sudan’s ruling National Congress Party in the area if the representative comes from Ngok Dinka tribe. Yol called on the international community to intervene over the dispute involving the two countries over the ownership of the oil producing region.

“The people of Abyei have suffered a lot. Our people have undergone all kind of sufferings. We have seen our people killed and displaced in massive scale and the whole area burned down to ashes even during peace times and the international community takes no strong measure to bring to books those who have committed such heinous crimes against our people”, said Yol.

He called on countries with influential contacts with Sudan to pressure the government in Khartoum to accept peaceful dialogue and implementation of the Permanent Court of Arbitration’s 2009 ruling.

“The people of Abyei are [a] peace loving community. We love our culture and we love the nature of our environment. So we like living in peace with our neigbours and friends”, he explained.


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  • 7 July 2012 07:29, by Dinkawarrior

    Not even 1/4% of oil, there is no ways of sharing the Land of Dinka Ngok with those homeless Missiriya?
    Whoever committed that crime will be hand over to ICC, period.
    God help people of Abyei!!

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    • 7 July 2012 13:50, by Aarai Baka

      Abyei will be freed by peaceful way or forceful way by anyhow or all mean. Abyei belong to ROSS. Messieriyia dont speak Dinka language or dialect to be allowed to vote in consultation of Dinka Ngok. Missiriyia are slave of NCP to just settled in that area. Im from deep South but Abyei belong to us. by gun fire or peace, we will taken it as no word for Abyei in arabian.

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  • 7 July 2012 07:35, by katnyokarieu

    Hehe is there in s.sudan another party called (SPLM-YL) oh s.sudan every thing is corrupted even the news to feed the audience are mess up with allege, And Lual Yol mobilise ur youth of Abyei to join SPLA rank And file to protect ur right as u claimed,ur general are there busy in Juba fighting & looting the of John Garang in KCB,whom do u think to fool here in s.sudan ,when u decided to joined ara

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    • 7 July 2012 07:42, by George Bol

      we know who are always after food. Stay away from Abyei issue. You have no manhood to talk on hot issue like Abyei. You better complain about food in Juba and leave us alone because we can and will solve the problem of Abyei without you like the way we liberate you from darkness during the war. You have been busy seeking slavery but time has keep and you will realize that being coward worth dog.

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      • 7 July 2012 08:02, by katnyokarieu

        george Bol i and u who is the slave, a refugee. U suck my feet to help u and ur re abusing ,u re fake arab by than ,now u claim to s.sudanese.anyway u re welcome back from that poor desert.of northern sudan.

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    • 7 July 2012 08:57, by viper

      Exactly muony, Abyei youth should mobilise themselves to join the files of the SPLA. Action speaks louder than the words of the mouth. This poor SPLM-youth league leader should tell the youth of Abyei to join the mighty Army, the SPLA instead of just making more noise

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  • 7 July 2012 07:37, by George Bol

    The Dinka area can never be taken by force. It never happen since the begiing of the world. Abyei problem is 100% will be solve by the pin of gun if the NCP insist saying that Arab nomad call miseriah are Abyei residents.

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    • 7 July 2012 08:39, by wang

      George Bol.
      Do you mean the Dinka alone will bring back the Abyei into S.Sudan by force? Good luck for that. Were those 307 cowards Dinka officers who ran away from Heglig border conflict when the metals were very, very hot had released?

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      • 7 July 2012 09:10, by Madina Tonj

        Wang or whatever name

        What do mean? Don’t you know that Rumbek was capture by Dinkas and Tonj was also captured by Dinka. Warrap was captured by Dinkas and most Locations of Equatoria regions were being captured by Dinkas, do you think this Abyei will be difficult for all Dinkas? We want people to live in peaceful solution this is why we have to follow the peace process rather than war.

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        • 7 July 2012 09:28, by wang

          We got South through CPA also known as the Naivasha Agreement. I never had any knowledge about the Dinkas have captured the Towns in South Sudan. Those towns you had mentioned were captured by real Southerners but the head of bridges were probably Dnkas as long they like to be call boss. Were those 307 cowards Dinkas officers who ran away from Heglig border conflict when the metals were very, very

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          • 8 July 2012 01:16, by George Bol

            Check Panthou battle in you tube whether you will not regret with what you said. Asked Issac Mamur and Mangar.

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      • 7 July 2012 09:26, by Snipper

        Shut the hell up! In 90s there was your SPLA and Dinka SPLA and eventually you disolved yours in 2001 and joined us. Who is stronger now? You guys should leave propaganda aside and let’s deal to build national cohesion!

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        • 7 July 2012 09:40, by wang

          64% of South army are Nuer kids which mean they are stronger than your uncles also known Corruptions. This is a time for you to learn appreciation. We brought you the freedom and you better stick with it.

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      • 7 July 2012 09:38, by Majongdit


        It’s not good to tell you ’lies’ but you what you trying to portray of Dinka is not ’true’.

        In 1983-89, the Anyuak used to say ’where is ajuil going and coming?’ referring to large numbers of Dinkas going and coming from Ethiopia.

        1996 Time of Achondok there was this famous saying in Arabic,’kalam jenge ma mundukuru bi ben sana de’

        For Higlig, just ask O. Mamur and maj. gen Mangar Buong

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        • 7 July 2012 09:48, by wang

          Everything I had said about Dinkas in general so far are all true. And I agreed with that of yours. “In 1983-89, the Anyuak used to say ’where is ajuil going and coming?’ referring to large numbers of Dinkas going and coming from Ethiopia”. There were free foods in Ethiopia

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          • 7 July 2012 11:49, by Snipper

            It is only after independent that some Nuer turned patriotic because there is food and prestigue! What kind of freedom did ur uncles bring when they were with the same arab people were fighting to get independent from? Tell ur people that life is with Dinka!

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    • 7 July 2012 09:16, by Ruach

      Abyei was sold by Dinka and Garang boys are very busy looting.No body talks about it.Deaths to Garang boys and their Associates!

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      • 7 July 2012 09:26, by Majongdit


        Abyei may have been sold, but not by Garang’s boys.

        I actually do not have idea who you call Garang Boys. But i want to say that you need substantiate further so that it could be understood better.

        Maybe you can convince us.

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  • 7 July 2012 08:21, by Madina Tonj

    The reality here is not only about the two documents which were signed and Missiriya or moving tribe were not there but Abyei has been originally land of Dinka Ngok since Arab were not arrived from Middle East. Second to that, your visitors have no any rights to claim lands even if they stay for year, they have rights at all. Arabs forest/ moving are movable with their animals seeking water

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    • 8 July 2012 11:14, by Ruach

      The fact here,Garang boys are very busy!

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  • 7 July 2012 09:18, by Majongdit

    Abyei is a South Sudan’s land. The Abyei Dinka people are South Sudanese. Nothing will ever change that, whatsoever!

    Missiriya should apply for transfer from the North Sudan to the green water-rich South Sudan and meet all the necessary conditions.

    Thank you youths of Abyei for the great stand. Defend your land. There’s nothing else more precious than your land.

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    • 7 July 2012 10:48, by Northern Sudanese


      no1 cares about those youth, most of them couldn’t probably read or write XD. of course they don’t want misseyriah but its not their choice, misseyriah will stay in Abyei forever. Southerners only make noises all the time!!! we still have security forces inside that region and our army on the outskirts of it!

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      • 7 July 2012 23:00, by Majongdit

        Northern Sudanese,

        you only make me laugh when you said that the misseriya will stay there forever.

        Mark my words, it won’t happen.

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  • 7 July 2012 10:21, by Northern Sudanese

    WTF? who do those dinka bitches think they are? just because the army stepped out they started making foolish actions? we may send our army again into that area for a whole year just like last time!

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    • 7 July 2012 11:37, by Nibs

      North sudanese,you have prove how advance in stupidity you are. Never called dinka names.send your forces to abyei?of course the whole army can defect away from saf,we have shown them hell in panthou and sensible soldier from arab-wanabes would dare confront spla.as for your ancient war planes we have got solutions, you must behave yourselves egocentric fools.

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      • 7 July 2012 20:31, by Northern Sudanese


        Do you know that we finished 1,200 insects in Heglig? do you know that over 500 widows of SPLA were crying over the deaths of their sons and husbands in Heglig?

        ’’shown them hell in panthou’’ lol, your wounded soldiers who were interviewed by US journalist claimed to be outmanned and outgunned facing superior airpower!

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      • 7 July 2012 20:37, by Northern Sudanese


        you stinky naked insect with your disqusting face better stop commenting on a sudanese website. We had been waiting in Abyei for a whole year after you killed 17 SAF soldiers. yet you went planning an attack on Heglig instead of Abyei because you knew SAF was waiting there in Abyei, but you pussies went attacking Heglig. we kicked your butts out in 10 days!

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        • 7 July 2012 22:16, by Nibs

          North sudanese,you are only proving your doctorate in insanity by called calling us insects.ncp are experts in denial,propaganda and lying,you’re just a sycophant with rotten mentality.believing the death of 12000 spla is believing your mouth as your assshole.ps: disgusting not ’disqusting’,have some education,you are not communicating.

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        • 8 July 2012 01:21, by George Bol

          North Sudanese,

          How many SPLA captured in Panthou and how many where shot on spot, how many were thrown in the facility gas flame, how many were trying to beg while surrendering with their trucks and military trucks? and how many weapons your SAY left behind like as if they are women. Yes,some SPLA has died but why do you run away and leave your oil facility behind if you are strong. Coward Jalla

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          • 8 July 2012 01:22, by George Bol

            Correction! how many SAF were captured by SPLA.

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