Tagged: SSPDF

Court of public opinion upholds JCE’s guilty verdict, rubbishes futile attempt to dissociate from Kiir and pretend innocence

The verdict is out… JCE remains guilty on all courts

Shortly after the publication their letter entitled ‘Breaking the Silence’, the Jieng Council of Elders (JCE) do not appear to have convinced many as South Sudanese and international observers alike overwhelmingly responded with evidence suggesting the JCE is as guilty as the current regime in the detrimental decisions that have pushed the country to the brink of collapse.

20200912 NAS Latest Press Release Attacks inside DRC and other CoHA violations

20200912 NAS Latest Press Release Attacks inside DRC and other CoHA violations

Congolese authorities have arrested four SPLM-IO soldiers 3 kilometers deep inside Congo who were part of a joint Kiir’s SSPDF and Machar’s SPLM-IO offensive that plundered villages, torched huts, looted animals, food, and household property belonging to Congolese citizens and South Sudanese refugees.

Also on 9th September 2020, the SSPDF and SPLA-IO carried out joint military attacks on NAS positions at Laiza and Agabe, Morobo County, Central Equatoria State.

NAS units on maximum readiness as Kiir pulls reinforcements from all divisions across South Sudan

The leadership of the National Salvation Front (NAS) has directed all its units to immediately observe a state of maximum readiness to defend themselves and civilians after Salva Kiir’s SSPDF General Headquarters (GHQs) in Juba ordered all military divisions in the country to contribute troops for what is believed to be imminent aggression on NAS defensive positions.

20200813 NAS Latest Press Release Kig’wo Kajo-Keji

20200813 NAS Latest Press Release Kig’wo Kajo-Keji

This press release informs NAS members, supporters, the people of South Sudan and members of the International Community about attacks by a combined force of SSPDF and SPLA IO carried out an attack against NAS position Kajo-Keji County on Thursday 13 August 2020.

NAS counter-attack hits Tiger-Division base just 15 miles from Juba

Eleven (11) enemy soldiers have been killed, nine (9) AKM/47 assault riffles captured along with assorted quantities of ammunition and other equipment following a daring and successful counter-attack by the revolutionary forces of the National Salvation Front (NAS) on Wednesday, August 5 in Gorom Payam, a suburb just fifteen (15) miles from Juba the capital.

Analysis: The Fallacy of Legitimacy

The era in which the regime in Juba can ride on the back of history has long passed. Power associated with liberation ideals previously espoused in the names of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement has long decayed.