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Military council works in fact to keep power, says Sudan’s opposition


Sudanese demonstrators outside the army headquarters on Thursday 25, 2019 (AFP photo)
May 8, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese Transitional Military Council (TMC) says they want to transfer power to civilians but in fact, their deeds show they want to keep power for themselves, said a spokesperson of the opposition coalition on Wednesday.

The Freedom and Changes forces held a press conference to respond to the reservations made by the military council on their draft constitutional document which proposes a four-year transitional period led by a civilian government.

The TMC said the draft document didn’t specify that the Islamic legislation was the sources of laws. But also gave all the powers to the transitional cabinet including the declaration of the state of emergency.

A spokesperson for the Freedom and Change forces Madani Abbas Madani told reporters that discussions between the two sides should be focused on the power transfer, pointing that it responds also to what the military council said willing to do.

"But in fact, the military council want to control the sovereignty council which should have the right to form the executive power and to dissolve it, the legislative assembly and to dissolve it, appoint ambassadors and to declare war," Madani said.

"All that means they do not want to transfer power, in fact," he said before to add "They do not want a civilian government but executive secretaries"

In addition, he regretted that the TMC continues to "correct" their papers and never submit alternative structures for the transitional period.

Also, he condemned the "ideological blackmailing" by the military council stressing that the draft they presented was not a constitutional bill but a draft document for the transitional period.

"The sources of laws are part of the constitution not a temporary text to manage the transitional period," he said pointing that the responses of the Council to their proposals had been prepared by the "former regime partisans" at the Office of the Attorney General in Khartoum.

During his speech to the Sudanese on 13 April, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the head of the transitional military council vowed to hand over power to a civilian power after a two-year transitional period.

"During this period or at its end will take place the power handover to a civil government formed by the people," he said at the time before the African Union warning to suspend Sudan’s members at the regional body.

Omer Khalid of the Sudanese Congress Party (SCoP) warned that the opposition groups are ready to escalate popular protests and increase pressures on the military if they are not willing to reach a negotiated agreement with them.

The escalation will be through the continuation of the sit-in in Khartoum and throughout Sudan, the civil disobedience and the general strike," Khalid said.

"However, the preferred option is to spare the country confrontation and reach an agreement to transfer power to civilians who express the forces of revolution, but if all roads are closed before these solutions, we will have only the path of revolution," he stressed.


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  • 9 May 2019 05:13, by Pakuai

    There you have it! Didn’t l hinted it to you desperados even before Mr. Hassan El Bashir was told by the general to keep slow profile and let them deal with you, "to be careful of what you are wishing for"? You have been hoodwinked fellows. The military & Mr. El Bashir are damn working together losers. But who cares, so long as you keep your so-called revolution there in the North Sudan>>>

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    • 9 May 2019 05:24, by Pakuai

      And never dare look South, to South Sudan. You fellows know the game, you are not welcome into South Sudan. Here in South Sudan, we have pulled out the same ’dirty high roulette game’ being roulleted in your cloned so-called arab North pretty spectacularly however we still have our traitors like Mr. Riek Machar & Lam Akol in Khartoum, but we have a plan for them though>>>

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      • 9 May 2019 05:33, by Pakuai

        Here is what is being played over our country, South Sudan, your cloned so-called arab North Sudan, Central Africa republic (CAR), Mali, Libya, Yemen, Syria, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Venezuela, North Korea and other countries l failed to mention above. There are ’globalists’ who have sold their souls and themselves to the devil and they also want to sell others and their countries to their devils>>

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        • 9 May 2019 05:46, by Pakuai

          Some of you lowly informed losers can these facts ’conspiracy theories’ all you want but you will later believe me that what l am hinting here on Sudan Tribune was not were conspiracy theories after all. Let’s begin, the globalists, the Illuminati, the Bilderberg group and other shady secret societies financed by the Rothschilds, Rockefeller and gulf Arab states families want to usher in the>>>

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          • 9 May 2019 05:59, by Pakuai

            so-called ONE WORLD GOVERNMENT or NEW WORLD ORDER GOVERNMENT GOVERNMENT that would ruled by the ELITES and in FEUDALIST-like systems worst than even Mr. Hassan El Bashir rule. These globalists elites kept in check by the ’council of foreign relations (COR) of the US department. Barack Hussein Obama is a propenant of the so-called NEw WORLD ORDER GOVERNMENT>>>

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            • 9 May 2019 06:09, by Pakuai

              Here in South Sudan, the globalists have quite a few recruits like Riek Machar, Lam Akol, Pagan Amuom, Majak Agoot, Thomas Cirillo and Francis Maxing Deng, there are former president of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki, Former Tanzania president, current Rwanda president. Paul Kagame, current Kenya president, Uhuru Kenyatta, former Abesh (so-called ethiopia) prime minister>>>

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              • 9 May 2019 06:33, by Pakuai

                current Kenya opposition leader, Raila Odinga; in your cloned so-called arab North Sudan, the list is pretty much long, but Mr. Yasser Arman and Malik Agar are members of this so-called UN NEW WORLD ORDER GOVERNMENT. But most of your cloned arab criminals who have MEMBERSHIPS in devil infested lsland of England and who even SWEAR that there cannot be NORTH>>>

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              • 9 May 2019 06:41, by Pakuai

                current KeSudan without South Sudan and the South Sudanese people and also their livelihoods. Good luck to them, they must or they will be bombed to near oblivion out of South Sudan, your cloned so-called arab North Sudan and out of whole Africa anyway. Reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM, the evils love affair with our country & our people has gone too far>>>

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                • 9 May 2019 07:04, by Pakuai

                  And the evils are going to be shown their right place out of South Sudan, your North Sudan and out of Africa once all for all, reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM. That South Sudan & your cloned so-called arab North Sudan would be ’Geopolitical chess game like what was used in DR Congo, Angola, Mozambique and other countries during the so-called COLD WAR>>>

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                  • 9 May 2019 07:36, by Pakuai

                    And the evils think that South Sudan and your cloned so-called arab North Sudan can be ’re-united’ just like their EAST and WEST Germany and the evils would then go and brag that their customers *western civilization has prevails’ over their so-called Communism and socialism*, Good luck to the vermin, they can go to bed early and redream again>>>

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                    • 9 May 2019 07:46, by Pakuai

                      My lowly cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan, l am informing you just like we used to inform you cloned during our war of independence with you before we bombed you. South Sudan is not part of the so-called ANGLO-AMERICAN empire, never has and will never ever will even in million years, reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM. We are going to destroy our enemies here in our IGAD countries>>>

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                      • 9 May 2019 07:56, by Pakuai

                        Our traitors like Mr. Riek Machar, Lam Akol, Thomas Cirillo and other bunch of globalists are being held ’hostage in foreign countries’ by our enemies and have been using them as their bargaining cards over our country and our people, and their main game is -----their so-called UN NEW ORDER GOVERNMENT, (TRUSTEESHIP) of South Sudan by the UN, the NGOs, African Union (AU) or IGAD on the sly>>>

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                        • 9 May 2019 09:15, by Pakuai

                          Of their so-called ’African and regional’ INTEGRATION, really?. Good luck to the EVILS, a country like Kenya has over 50 million people in a land ’smaller than South Sudan, Abesh, so-called ethiopia is over 90 millions, Your North Sudan has over 50 millions and so do many other parasites here in our own region’ who thing, they can always breed like pigs/rabbits and they think, they can be>>

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                          • 9 May 2019 09:27, by Pakuai

                            welcomed into South Sudan with their so-called *African and regional integration business bullsh*t*. Be very very careful fools, watch this space. I am the one who will bomb your cloned so-called arab North Sudan, so-called israel and kill every piece of evil juus (so-called israelis), English people, Arabs and evil white Americans and some of their creeps in between into near oblivion>>>

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                            • 9 May 2019 09:54, by Pakuai

                              We are going to occupy Kenya, half of Abesh (so-called ethiopia), WE ARE GOING TO TAKE OVER OUR GAMBELLA region by force and bomb the Abeshas (so-called ethiopia), Djibouti, the mighty US, France, the UK and some of their creeps into *RED SEA* into YEMEN and Saudi Arabia, reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM>>>

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                              • 9 May 2019 12:09, by Malakal county Simon

                                I didn’t know you can fight until brought UPDF fighting against the Lion Dr Machar.. Or is it a drug talking in your head as usual??

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  • 9 May 2019 13:01, by Pakuai

    Malakal Simon county, Malakal is an ’Apadang country idiot’s l am the one who helped bombed your Riek Machar so-called Jesh Mabior (white army) out of Malakal in 2014, here in my home town of Bor, Panjak, Atar, Paweny and other small villages fool. UDPs were asked by Mr. Salva Kiir after most your Riek Machar traitors who were welcomed into the mainstream SPLA were welcomed back>>>

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    • 9 May 2019 13:13, by Pakuai

      in large numbers and were allowed to be majority in the SPLA in 2006. Here in my home state of Jonglei, your lowly educated Nuers were stationed here in Bor and that was why your ’dead Peter Gadet, Riek Machar, Taban Deng Gai, Alfred Ladies Gore and other traitors managed to capture Bor Town and ’raised your Ngundeng Magician flag here idiot’>>>

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      • 9 May 2019 13:24, by Pakuai

        Malakal county Simon,
        Uganda is not the one that fight wars for South Sudanese, however Uganda is a South Sudanese people’s ally. Do you remember that your Riek Machar fool was the one who signed our military agreement with Uganda and DR Congo when vice president of South Sudan before his list for power at all cost carried him away? Mr. Salva Kiir, asked his Uganda’s ally for help after most>>>>

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        • 9 May 2019 13:37, by Pakuai

          of your ’Nuer ke Nyantoc’ usual tantrums throwing got away with you. When all of you Nuers, Shilluks and other bunch of traitors were fighting the SPLA during our genuine war of independence, you were fighting the SPLA and were paid with food rations. Do you think, we are equal with lowly educated fool like Mr. Riek Machar, Lam Akol and other bunch of foreign criminals with their fake PhDs?>>>

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          • 9 May 2019 13:51, by Pakuai

            Malakal county Simon,
            I am the one who helped bombed and captured ’Yei in 1997 and Kapoeta in 2002’ and in those battles, not a single Nuer or Equatorial was in my battalion then loser----it was the Dinka/Muonyjieng boys and a few boys from Nuba Mountains, Southern Blue Nile and Maban. I was injured very badly in the battle of ’Kaopeta’ and l think, the cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan>>>

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            • 9 May 2019 14:16, by Pakuai

              did reached El ’Torit’ they were all killed, reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM. Malakal county Simon, the owners have long since taken back their country. Be very careful loser, your Riek Machar is long since dead in Juba in 2016. Tell your Nuer ke Idiots to get the hell out of these so-called UN compounds and to prepare their own lands>>>

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      • 9 May 2019 13:27, by Pakuai

        Malakal county Simon,
        Uganda is not the one that fight wars for South Sudanese, however Uganda is a South Sudanese people’s ally. Do you remember that your Riek Machar fool was the one who signed our military agreement with Uganda and DR Congo when vice president of South Sudan before his list for power at all cost carried him away? Mr. Salva Kiir, asked his Uganda’s ally for help after most>>>>

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        • 9 May 2019 18:39, by Marco A. Wek

          Why don’t you mind your own business in South Sudan? North Sudan far more better in managing their affairs than us who dwell in tribalism. Leave them alone.

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