Tagged: Self-defense

NAS: Looming SSPDF dry season offensive is a doomed and futile exercise

The National Salvation Front (NAS) has warned that Salva Kiir’s lack of political will together with plans to launch a new dry-season offensive on NAS bases is an exercise of futility as it will only lead to the displacement of innocent civilians and disruption of access to humanitarian corridors.

20201208 NAS Latest Press Release On Brig Gen Kennedy Ongie joining NAS

20201208 NAS Latest Press Release On Brig Gen Kennedy Ongie joining NAS

Statement on Brig Gen Kennedy Ongie Odong, former Section 9 commander of Tafeng Division of the SPLA-IO in Eastern Equatoria State,  who on Saturday, December 5, 2020, joined NAS together with some of his colleagues and several forces under his command.

The press release also calls on all forces in the country who find themselves dissatisfied with Kiir’s dictatorial regime and Machar’s defunct SPLM-IO to join hands with the popular revolutionary NAS in its struggle ‘to restore the people’s lost dignity, justice, equality, and freedom’.

SSOMA suspends participation in Rome cease-fire monitoring Workshop

The South Sudan Opposition Movements Alliance (SSOMA) has been suspended with immediate effect its participation in a cease-fire monitoring workshop in Rome, Italy, that was intended to build trust and create a conducive environment between SSOMA and the regime in Juba.

20201111 SSOMA Suspends participation in CTSAMVM workshop

20201111 SSOMA Suspends participation in CTSAMVM workshop

“…Unfortunately, the government has been violating the agreement multiple times and the most recent being on the 10th November, 2020 by attacking our positions in the country, at the very time while we, the SSOMA are participating in CTSAMVM workshop in Rome, Italy. SSOMA’s participation in this workshop is technical and informational and above all was intended to build trust between SSOMA and the government and to create a conducive environment for further negotiations.

“This recent violation is the last straw RTGoNU has demonstrated in their lack of political will, to the recommitment to CoHA and in building trust. Therefore, effective immediately,  SOMA is suspending its participation in CTSAMVM workshop in Rome until RTGoNU respects and commits itself to CoHA.”

20201110 NAS Latest Press Release On CoHA Violations

20201110 NAS Latest Press Release On CoHA Violations

“…this cowardly attack came at the time when there is on-going CTSAMMV workshop between the Government and South Sudan Opposition Alliance SSOMA in Rome Italy. NAS condemns this uncalled-for attack which shows the intransigent of the regime of Salva Kiir and holds the government responsible for breach of the COHA agreement and the Rome Declaration and any consequences of this cowardly attack.”