Home | News    Saturday 5 January 2019

Opposition group accuses South Sudan’s militiamen of attacks on Equatoria villagers

separation
increase
decrease
separation
separation

UNMISS convoy arrives to Yei to assess the situation in the town following recent reports of conflict in the area on November 7, 2016 (UNMISS Photo).
January 5, 2018 (JUBA) - A holdout opposition group the People’s Democratic Movement (PDM) accused the South Sudanese government forces of targeting civilians in the Yei River State and called for an urgent investigation to the recent killing of over 19 villagers.

The South Sudan People’s Defence Forces (SSPDF) Spokesperson Maj. Gen. "PSC" Lul Ruai Koang on Thursday accused the National Salvation Front of Thomas Cirilo (NSA-TC) of killing 19 people between Gorom and Wundoraba of Yei River State.

"They were killed by NAS fighters under the direct command of Kenyi Loboron," said Koang who called to "hold to account Gen. Thomas Cirilo and his murderous field commanders".

Sudan Tribune failed to get a reaction from NAS spokesperson over these accusations but, PDM chairman Dario Hakim pointed an accusing finger to the SSPDF’s militia of the Mathiang Anyoor deployed in the troubled area.

"PDM holds the incumbent President Salva Kiir responsible for the latest atrocities against innocent civilians in Equatoria, who have become Mathiang Anyoor’s soft target of revenge for their reported losses (of 15 militiamen) in battlefields with the armed forces of NAS at Katigiri in Central Equatoria," said Dario in a statement to Sudan Tribune.

He further described the SSPDF’s statement blaming NAS for the attack on civilians as "mischief and fabrication calculated to gloss over its fresh war crimes against civilians in Equatoria".

Both Koang and Dario called on the ceasefire monitoring body CTSAMMVT to investigate the attack on civilians in Wundoraba.

The recent weeks witnessed an increase in the violation of the cessation of hostilities agreement in the Equatoria region, despite the repeated declarations of commitment to the ceasefire by the different parties.

Last Monday, two factions of the South Sudan National Movement for Change (SSNMC) traded accusation over ut attacks on Kaya Yei road and abducted civilians including UN staff.

(ST)

Comments on the Sudan Tribune website must abide by the following rules. Contravention of these rules will lead to the user losing their Sudan Tribune account with immediate effect.

- No inciting violence
- No inappropriate or offensive language
- No racism, tribalism or sectarianism
- No inappropriate or derogatory remarks
- No deviation from the topic of the article
- No advertising, spamming or links
- No incomprehensible comments

Due to the unprecedented amount of racist and offensive language on the site, Sudan Tribune tries to vet all comments on the site.

There is now also a limit of 400 words per comment. If you want to express yourself in more detail than this allows, please e-mail your comment as an article to comment@sudantribune.com

Kind regards,

The Sudan Tribune editorial team.
  • 5 January 09:44, by Kush Natives

    Mr. Hakim, don’t talk nonsense, where are those who killed mathiang anyoor 🏃 to? We really need to correct ourselves here especially when you monkeys tried to manipulate things, why would those cowardice who attacked our SSPDF run into the villages, while they know very well that villages belong to villagers? This is stupid game and we isn’t buy that.

    repondre message

    • 5 January 11:00, by jubaone

      Bush Native Nigga
      Just shut up and focus on your jiengestans now that peace has come. You jienge loser aren’t different from any tailless chimps who squat under trees all day talking nonsense instead of developing your own jienges. You love free food and shelter in foreign places while you can’t even dig pit toilets to shit 💩 in but defecating everywhere like monkeys. Worthless shitholes.

      repondre message

    • 5 January 11:09, by jubaone

      Native Bush Nigga
      Well, perhaps our people mistook nyors and SSDinka Forces for stray monkeys wandering freely in our bushes. They look like "bushmeat" . Our boys realized, shit! these dont look like monkeys cuz they don’t have any tails. Wow, real chimps which sadly ain’t edible. So just drag them to bush to be eaten by hyenas.

      repondre message

Comment on this article



The following ads are provided by Google. SudanTribune has no authority on it.



Sudan Tribune

Promote your Page too

Latest Comments & Analysis


What options are available for President Bashir of Sudan? 2019-01-20 21:43:26 By Luka Kuol Sudan is one of the few African countries whose citizens pioneered post-independence popular uprisings in 1964 and 1985 that forced the ruling military regimes to step down. The (...)

Tasgut Bass is the buzzword and a slogan of the Sudanese uprising 2019-01-20 21:38:57 By Mahmoud A. Suleiman This article comes against the background of the progressive escalation of the Sudanese popular revolution, despite the use of the regime of Omer al-Bashir of the lethal (...)

Sudan’s uprising is putting the future of al-Bashir’s rule at stake 2019-01-18 01:30:38 By Adil Babikir The buzzword in Sudan these days is tasgut bass. The catchphrase, which translates into “you must go, no matter what”, is echoing in demonstrations across the country calling on (...)


MORE






Latest Press Releases


Ethnic Murle politicians say enough to cattle raiding 2018-12-28 09:32:00 December 27, 2018 (JUBA) - Murle political leaders in Buma state have vowed to end the practice of cattle raiding and child abduction by individuals in the community. Jodi Jonglei, who is also (...)

CEPO: South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA): Stop politics of split and focus on R-ARCSS implementation 2018-12-26 09:53:29 26th December, 2018. South Sudan Opposition Alliance internal leadership change frication is disturbing and demoralizing public opinion. The big question CEPO is raising, will SSOA be a strong (...)

Progress observed at end of second month of R-ARCSS implementation 2018-10-22 06:44:02 Press Release 21 October 2018 South Sudanese government released 24 detainees in the implementation of the revitalized peace agreement said the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2019 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.