Media Statements

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2019 Christmas and New Years Message from NAS leadership

2019 Christmas and New Years Message from NAS leadership - Hope and Resilience

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20191130 SSOMA statement on South Sudan_USA relationship

The Department of State Re-evaluation of the U.S. Relationship with the Government of South Sudan.

The South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOMA) welcomes the statement of the US State Department through its Spokesman Morgan Ortagus on November 13th regarding the unfolding political situation in South Sudan. SSOMA appreciates the United States’ position of standing with the suffering people of South Sudan in pursuit of peace in the country.

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20191127 SSOMA Press Release on Justice and Accountability

The South Sudan Opposition Movements Alliance (SSOMA) welcomes and commend the statement by the African Union Peace and Security Council of 14 November 2019 (894th meeting) where it calls for all stakeholders to expeditiously work towards the operationalization of all transitional justice mechanisms including the Hybrid Court for South Sudan, in order to promote transitional justice, reconciliation and healing in the country.

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20191123 NAS Latest Press Release Commending Sant Edigio

In this press release issued 23 November 2019, the official NAS spokesman Suba Samual has congratulated the Sant'Egido Community and the South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOMA) for successfully convening in Rome in a search of genuine and sustainable peace in the country.

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20191121 SSOMA Sant Egidio Community Communique

Communique: We, the South Sudan Opposition Movements Alliance (SSOMA) held a constructive meeting with the
Community of Sant’Egidio in Rome, Italy from 18th to 20th November, 2019.

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20191029 Appointment Of Military Justice Director

On 29th of this month, NAS Chairman Gen. Thomas Cirillo appointed Major General Justice Butrus George Lowoh Walla Director of NAS/Army Military Justice.

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20191029 Press Release Morobo Attack and the capture of Panyana military base

[caption id="attachment_341" align="aligncenter" width="559"] South Sudan Nas Guwa, NAS Power[/caption]

Following a series of unprovoked attacks by the Salva Kiir's militia - aka the South Sudan People's Defense Forces (SSPDF) - and other militia allied to it in Morobo Country, Central Equatoria State, the revolutionary forces of the National Salvation Front (NAS) fought back in self-defence and managed to dislodge the enemy from (and liberate) Panyana military base.

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20191019 SSOM Joint Press Statement on UNSC visit to Juba and formation of TGoNU

The Alliance strongly believes that the wrongful and hasty formation of any new transitional government under the leadership of Salva Kiir Mayardit, and without addressing the fundamental root causes of the conflict is another recipe for a return to full-blown violence in South Sudan; as was witnessed in July 2016 - with the death of over 700 people in the capital, Juba.

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20190917 NAS Chief of Staff congratulates army on victories - Arabic

[Arabic Document] The Chief of Staff of the National Salvation Front/Army (NAS) on Tuesday congratulated the freedom fighters, officers and the commanders on the great victories achieved in fighting in self-defence against unprovoked aggressions by the South Sudan People's Defense Forces (SSPDF) and its tribal militias.

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20190917 NAS Chief of Staff congratulates army on victories (English)

The Chief of Staff of the National Salvation Front/Army (NAS) on Tuesday congratulated the freedom fighters, officers and the commanders on the great victories achieved in fighting in self-defence against unprovoked aggressions by the South Sudan People's Defense Forces (SSPDF) and its tribal militias.