The leadership of the National Salvation Front (NAS) on Tuesday condemned the violence against unarmed civilians in Maban County, Upper Nile State urging all the armed groups involved to cease targetting civilians and to allow humanitarian access to the areas affected.
Tagged: Sexual violence
The Chairman of the National Salvation Front (NAS) Gen Thomas Cirillo has reached out to the donor community and NGOs to support NAS in promoting and protecting the rights of the citizens particularly in its program to adequately prevent and respond to sexual-related violence.
On the run from tyranny inflicted on them by the joint forces of Kiir’s SSPDF and Machar’s SPLA-IO in Central Equatoria, civilians continue to find themselves targets of systematic killings, looting, burning of huts, physical harassment and torture.
“On 31st May 2020, the SPLA IO force under the joint command of Maj. Gen. John Mabiah and Maj. Gen. Moses Lokujo carried out summary execution of fifteen (15) innocent civilians in the villages of Loguni, Panyume Payam, Morobo County in Central Equatoria State,” read a press statement issued today by the spokesman of the National Salvation Front (NAS) Mr Suba Samuel.
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.
National Salvation Front has issued a nine-point directive to all its military units and members in which chairman and commander-in-chief Gen. Thomas Cirillo Swaka reiterated a zero-tolerance to sexual violence.
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