Tagged: Human Rights

20200918 Communique on NAS prevention and response to conflict-related sexual violence

20200918 Communique on NAS prevention and response to conflict-related sexual violence

ln line with the values, principles, and objectives of the National Salvation FronUArmy (NAS) to secure a peaceful, just, democratic and prosperous South Sudan, the leadership reiterate its commitment to promoting and protecting the rights of all people in South Sudan without discrimination. This communique, signed on September 18 2020 by the Chairman and C-in-C of the National Salvation Front (NAS) Ge Thomas Cirillo, is about that. 

Looted relief items spotted at SSPDF Kulipapa base

Items from a cargo of humanitarian aid meant for the displaced communities in Lainya County, Central Equatoria State have been spotted at an SSPDF base in Kulipapa just hours after two civilian lorries carrying the cargo were ambushed, looted, and then burned not too far away from the Kiir’s SSPDF base on August 29.

How SSPDF tried and failed to cover up an internal conflict by blaming NAS

On August 23, an administrative vehicle belonging to Kiir’s SSPDF was ambushed on its way to a base at Mile 55 resulting in the loss of the lives of 4 soldiers including one Colonel Bethuel Lasuba. The ambush, we can now confirm, was an internal SSPDF operation carried out by disgruntled and demoralized soldiers – a fact that the SSPDF Spokesman badly attempted to cover up by alleging that the National Salvation Front (NAS) was behind it.

20200818 NAS Torit Revolt Anniversary – Address to the nation

An address to the nation by NAS Chairman Thomas Cirillo on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the historic August 1955 Torit Revolt.

“Our forefathers did not surrender to the oppressors despite the military superiority of the oppressors, it was a people’s struggle for freedom and dignity and no weapon could defeat.”