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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 reiterates 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.

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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."

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20200731 NAS Eid al Adha Message and call for peaceful coexistence

In his message congratulating Muslims and the people of South Sudan on the occasion of Eid Al Adha aAl Mubarak, the Chairman and C-in-C of the National Salvation Front (NAS) Gen Thomas Cirillo expressed solidarity with the people who found themselves victims of Kiir's failed leadership and called on religious and community leaders to promote the culture of peaceful coexistence.

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20200713 Appointment of Chairperson of NAS Youth Congress - Mr. Saber Emmanuel Festus

In accordance with Rules 5(2) and 6(b) of NAS Youth Congress Constituent Proceeding, NAS leadership appointed Mr. Saber Emmanuel Festus Abdalaziz Chairperson of the Executive Organ of NAS Youth Congress.

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20200711 Reconstitution of the National Committee for Resource Mobilization (NCRM)

Order No. 48/1 1.07 .2020 Reconstitution of the National Committee for Resource Mobilization (NCRM) of the National Salvation Front

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20200709 Speech on the 9th independence anniversary of South Sudan

[caption id="attachment_971" align="aligncenter" width="426"] "Kiir has betrayed the hard-earned independence of South Sudan," Thomas Cirillo[/caption]

In his speech marking the 9th independence anniversary of South Sudan, NAS Chairman Thomas Cirillo urged the people to be "steadfast
and maintain the resilience needed to transform South Sudan into the
country our people struggled for, and aspire to achieve."

He went on to point out that South Sudan - that achieved independence through a popular vote a referendum in 2011 - has been reduced to a global sad story with civil war and multiple government-sponsored inter- and intra-ethnic communal violence raging all over the country.

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20200529 NAS Latest Press Release Message of condolences on the death of Bishop Wilson Noah

The Leadership of National Salvation Front (NAS) has received with deep sorrow the sad news of the sudden death of Rev. Bishop Wilson Noah Rule, the Bishop of the Lutheran Church of South Sudan. Bishop Wilson died on Thursday 21st May 2020 in Khartoum, Sudan. 

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20200523 NAS Eid Al Fitr Message From Thomas Cirillo

Eid al Fitr message from the Chairman of the National Salvation Front General Thomas Cirillo

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20200520 NAS Latest Press Release On Covid-19 precautions

In a conflict setting where the regime is dysfunctional and the state has failed just like it is in South Sudan, communities and people most often depend on the social support system to face realities. The Leadership of NAS therefore urges the people of South Sudan to use the family support system to fight the spread of the COVID-19 by taking care of themselves as parents and their children. Events such as funerals, weddings and parties should be avoided for now, keep social distancing and wear a mask while in public places.

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20200514 NAS Latest Press Release Refuting IO claims that NAS kidnapped their officers

  • The Leadership of National Salvation Front (NAS) refutes the false allegations made by the SPLA IO Deputy Military Spokesperson, Col. Lam Paul Gabriel, in a statement dated 14th/05/2020, that about eight (8) were abducted by NAS in a road ambush in Kansuk, Kajo-Keji County.
  • According to our sources, these officers were arrested by Gen. Moses Lukujo (SPLA-IO) on 5th April 2020 under the instruction of Gen. Mabieh after protesting the promotion of Gen. Moses Lukujo into the rank of Maj. Gen
  • In essence, the whole issue is about power rivalry within the SPLA IO - internal problem of SPLA IO