Monthly Archive: May 2020
The National Salvation Front (NAS) is strongly advising civilians to avoid all types of travel on roads leading in and out of the capital Juba due to the ongoing joint military offensive by Kiir’s SSPDF and Machar’s SPLA-IO on NAS positions.
The advice is also aimed at protecting civilians from imminent atrocities by these joint forces after the SSPDF, on May 04, barred UNMISS and all other NGOs travelling along these roads – a move that provides cover while denying these NGOs access and evidence of the humanitarian catastrophe in the making.
Ahead of the ongoing SSPDF/SPLA-IO joint all-out military offensive against NAS positions, the SSPDF cancelled all road movement by the UNMISS and all other NGOs in a move that is believed to provide cover and deny NGOs access to areas where atrocities by the SSPDF- SPLA IO on civilians are most likely to happen.
The gallant forces of the National Salvation Front (NAS) have, so far, successfully beaten off and defeated the joint military offensive by Kiir’s SSPDF and Machar’s SPLA-IO across several fronts in Equatoria.
A group of over 30 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have written to the Chief of Defense Forces decrying the recent rise in (and continuation of) sexual violence against women and are calling for an end to the practice, an immediate investigation and punishment of those responsible.
In total disregard to international pressure and to the Cessation of Hostilities Agreement (CoHA), forces of Kiir’s South Sudan People’s...
SSOMA appreciates denunciation by the International Community of Kiir’s violations of CoHA
The South Sudan Opposition Movements Alliance (SSOMA) has commended statements by the Community of Sant’Egidio, the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Security Council Penal of Experts on South Sudan denouncing the continuing blatant violation of the Cessation of Hostility Agreement (CoHA) 2017 and the concerted offensive targetting civilians by the Kiir’s regime.
One grieving mother of one of the victims noted that “they killed him just to show the population what would...