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Corrupt Gelweng SPLM-USA Faction Would Never Allowed Non-Warrap to lead SPLM

By: Thabor Ding

December 4, 2014 (SSNA) -- First and foremost, I would like to say I am better off now where I am not to be part of a genocidal SPLM tribal Juba faction and profoundly felt sorry for my former colleagues who are still coercively squeezing themselves in where they are no longer wanted as my agricultural background define weed is a plant which grows where it is not wanted. That is how I define my former colleagues Mr. Lado Jeda Gubek and Santino Mayik Deng. They are 100% knowledgeable that Salva Kiir and his primitive distance cousin Malong Awan had secretly recruited 3,000 Gelweng/DootKu-Beny primitive militias from Warrap who were deployed to Juba to commit genocide on ethnic Nuer civilians who didn’t have any link with SPLM politic. A person who is a believer of God would ask a genuine question, am I supporting an evildoer or a saint? By commonsense as a real human being, my gut feeling would bothers me a lot to be a follower of tribal leader who decimated more than 20,000 civilians in his own capital city.

The second point is that I don’t know if my former colleagues were oblivious that the US- SPLM Gelweng commander of Mr. Mangok Mangok Mayen who is tribally motivated to protect his Warrapism to death, no matter what comes across his way, he would fight to death.The US SPLM of Gelweng commander is very well trained to only recruit allies to help them fight their enemy (Nuer) but would not allow any attempt by anybody else to take over their leadership.

Thus, money lover and Salva Kiir’s puppet Suzanne Jambo has ignited a serous fight between SPLM Rumbek and Warrap factions. The two factions believes that they both own SPLM and I am not sure how their lead Master puppet Suzanne Jumba would reconcile them since the Rumbek faction is already been declared a defection group by a Gelweng commander of Warrap Mr. Mangok Mayen who has been deadly advocating a false self-makeup coup. Puppet Suzanne Jumbo praised a US-SPLM National Secretariat money embezzler “Mr. Mangok to be remembered for his tireless commitment and these tireless achievements.”

Miss. Suzanne Jambo, you are deadly wrong for the above epithet. Your Comrade Mangok should be remembered for the followings violations and suspensions below as a tribal leader Salvatore Mayardit is being remembered worldwide for 15, December, 2013 Juba ethnic Nuer genocide.

1. Running away from an official meeting to resolve serious crisis facing the SPLM party in the United States of America (violating the Basic Rules and Regulations of the SPLM 2006 Article 6 D);

2. Attempting to unilaterally relieve party officials without any convincing reasons (violating both Basic Rules and Regulations Article 22 chapter 4- B, D, G and the constitution of the SPLM 2008, Chapter 2 -- the guiding principles and Objectives of our Party 7, 14, 17);

3. Undermining SPLM USA National Secretariat resolution of April 4th regarding the convention (violating the SPLM constitution 2008 Chapter 3 Article 9, 1 and 8, Basic Rules and Regulations Article 22 4- B, H, And Article 9 1 and 7);

4. Creating division among party officials (violating SPLM constitution 2008 Chapter 2 - 18 And Chapter 3 5 - 6, Guiding principles and Objectives 1, 14, 17, Basic Rules and Regulations Article 22 4- B, C, D, G, I);

5. Misappropriation of the SPLM USA National Secretariat account which resulted in blockage or Refusal to release financial report for the last three-and-half years (violating Basic Rules and Regulations of the SPLM, Articles 21; Number, 4, 5, and 22 4- E, F, I, SPLM constitutions 2008 Chapter 3 under Guiding Principles and Objectives 5, 9, 14, 19, Basic Rules and Regulations, Article 22 N, O). Obtainment of a SPLM debit card account and used to purchase many airline tickets to visit his family in Australia, Juba and rent rental cars in US.

6. Dissolving the Id Card Committee without the consent of the majority ;( violating SPLM Constitution 2008, Chapter 2, Article 6 and17)

7. Continuous gross misconduct during official party meetings by abusing National Secretariat officers due to the influence of alcohol (violating Basic Rules and Regulation Article 22 number 4O and M, N, O)

8. Conviction in the court of laws due to the felony (DUI: Check Google com)

9. Pragmatic of regional tribalism to promote divisions among the SPLM members (violating Basic Rules and Regulations Article 22 Number 1, 7 and 8)

Finally, I want to leave my former colleagues Mr. Lado Jeda Gubek and Santino Mayik Deng to denounce a genocidal Salva Kiir’s tribal government and SPLM of Gelweng faction and formally joint freedom fighters if you still possess nationality as intellectual since you are categorized as defected group. The SPLM under Killer Salva Kiir is too deformed to be reformed as Dr. John Garang said and therefore it’s full of blood and will die off no matter how many years this war will take to militarily remove him.

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Kuol Manyang Juuk Must Apologize to the Women and People of South Sudan and Resign

By Dr. Peter Kopling

December 3, 2014 (SSNA) -- Contrary to Kiir’s supposed quest for peace in the war torn South Sudan, our nation is made to understand through a graduation speech delivered by the country’s failed defense minister Kuol Manyang Juuk, whose name in most circle is synonym to blood bath. Indisputably, Kuol Mnyang killed single handedly more southerner than any single Jalaba has ever done in the war of liberations and he lives to tell it.

It must be recalled that the violence in Jonglei state started when Koul Manyang was the state Governor, He failed miserably at state level to broker peace and his state became the most violent even before the outbreak of the current war. He did nothing to address the unrest; instead he exacerbated it by arming his Dinka tribesmen and disarming the Murle so that his kin can penetrate and strike freely, and to commit genocide against the minority Murle tribe.

Juuk’s speech is not only despicable and must be condemned by all peace loving citizens of this great nation, but it is also advocating for more bloodshed and violence against Women in particular and children who have suffered disproportionally in this genocidal tribal war initiated by Kiir.

His disgraceful speech has revealed that it is all lip service and to draw wolf in peoples eyes when, the Kiir’s government claims the 23% of ministerial and other posts in his government are allotted to women. Something that is clearly to fool the world and to portray to the world that this oppressive regime abides by and protects issue of importance to women and their rights, but in actuality the speech by the blood drenched defense minister reveals to the contrary and made it crystal clear that women in South Sudan amounts to nothing.

According to Koul Manyang, simply because they, the Women, wear skirts and walk around with braided hairs, they are the lowest of the low. He said in no uncertain terms, that his tribal government has no ability to protect the vulnerable and that only those with guns matter and if you cannot kill in South Sudan, you amount to nothing! If you refused to kill in South Sudan, you should be arrested!

On Saturday 29 November at a graduation ceremony attended by both, the defense Minister Koul Manyang, and the belligerent south Sudan’s general chief of staff Paul Malong Awan, the failed Defense minister Juuk urged the 3000 graduates mainly from his Dinka tribe to defend the so called constitution of the country, but at the same time he instigated the youth to violence against the vulnerable, by equating them to women if they do not want to fight, thus he called for more of the genocidal war, absolutely unacceptable view coming from someone occupying a very responsible position that of the defense Minister.

In the speech published by Sudan tribune on 29 November, the defense minister made despicable utterances, he warned that youths who attempt to escape from the army would be punished while those who decline to join were “merely women”.

This is an insult to all women of South Sudan to include his mother, sisters, and daughters not only that but also including the acting secretary general of the SPLA Dr Ann Itto, and other prominent women like Gamma Nunu Komba,Nyandeng Malek Deliech, the governor of Warrap state just to mention a few great females of our nation.

In his mind these are all decorative objects!

However the defense minister continues with his abusive language against women by saying “If you refuse to join the army, let your hair be plated and we will buy you a skirt. It means you will no longer be a man, but a typical woman”.

This is utterly pathetic and backward remarks coming from such an important position of the Minister, while some women in our country including those in uniforms of which Koul Manyang is their boss continues to take bullets on daily basis in the frontlines to protect the narrow minded individuals like the defense minister.

Moreover this is also violation of Article 2, of UN convention of December 1948, the universal declaration of human rights; article II clearly stated “No inflammatory discriminations.”

These rights belong to everybody, whatever the gender. In fact what this article is saying is that all man and woman have equal fundamental rights regardless of their sex, race, age, career etc.

In traditional Scotland, men wear skirts and that do not make them women whatever being a woman is supposed to mean by the derogatory remarks of the defense minister. What about when the defense minister was growing up in cattle camps wearing nothing, running around naked after cows, was he still superior to any women as naked and primitive as he was?

This uncalled for inflammatory and discriminatory speech by Mr. Defense minister is intended to provoke, and instigate the youth to kill anyone opposed to the government including women, because if they don’t do or join the army in the view of the Minister, they are women!

Since the Minister undermined the women of South Sudan and considers them worthless in his words, this includes some of the prominent women as already stated, the likes of Dr. Ann Itto herself, a member of high SPLA organs the “ political bureau and national liberation council,” but yet in the eyes of this government they amount to nothing simply because they are women, or because they puts on skirts, is it any wonder then, these women are ineffective in guiding this government to a better path?

The women in South Sudan then better start wearing trousers and cut their hairs short instead of braiding them! Oh and start killing like the mindless, primitive tribal men of South Sudan who have become agents of death and killing machines, whose existance is converted to soley keeping these bigots in power, than of development else they will forever remain “Typical women” and amounts to nothing leave alone respect and right to life!

The UN convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women/CEDAW, during this extra ordinary convention adopted by many nations in 1979, agreed on article 2, quote here “For the purposes of the present Convention, the term "discrimination against women" shall mean any Distinction, exclusion or restriction made on the basis of sex which has the effect or purpose of Impairing or nullifying the recognition, enjoyment or exercise by women, irrespective of their marital Status, on a basis of equality of men and women, of human rights and fundamental freedoms in the political, economic, social, cultural, civil or any other field”

These forms of rhetoric is nothing more than an intentional design, to undermine the great contribution made by women in our nation, it is a common knowledge if Women where in charge of our nation we shall not see this kind of blood bath. Instead of appreciating and encouraging woman in peace finding and nation building, the defense Minister acted in violation of women’s right as if he was not born of a woman.

Are we hardly surprised by this attitude of one whose place should have not been the head of the ministry of defense but rather indicted in international criminal court /ICC in The Hague, for murdering hundreds of innocent Fellow Southerners during the war of liberation to include by some report the murder of his very own biological mother who had refused to give her cows to feed the SPLA, if he can killed his own mother, is it any wonder he disregards women?

The defense minister's view is not compatible with life in 2014, it indicates he still thinks women are properties of men; as such their duties are to do domestic works including milking cows as is in his cattle culture.

I urge all intellectuals, men and women, to protest again the devaluating remarks of the defense minister. We cannot allow such attitude to prevail in our nation, and we must strongly demands apology and the resignation of the defense minister for encouraging crimes against women.

As of recent when the head of civil society, Mr. Deng, declared “ those who are paying the cost of the war are the grassroots, the leadership do not feel the weight of the war because the president and Riek have no sons in the army” he was forced to apologized to the president, if the civil society leader can be forced to apologized to the President for what is plain fact and truth, then why can’t the blood drenched and the failed defense minister quit his post for insulting our mothers, sisters, daughters and wives? What he said constitutes, discrimination and abuse and inflaming the culture of violence against our women including his own wife but also that of President Kiir’s wife or wives.

"He who maintains silence in the face of massacre is murderer himself"

Dr Peter Kopling Josep, MD, lives in the Republic of South Sudan. He can be reached at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Honourable Kuol Manyang Juuk and the New Breed of Sexist Young Men

By Kuir ë Garang

December 3, 2014 (SSNA) -- If you don’t know who is who in a crowd then generalize them in good faith and you’ll soon know who is who. Bad advice but it works! So I’ll lump up the majority of South Sudanese young men as sexist unless they distinguish themselves otherwise.

I know each and every society has its normative and traditional parameters used by its people. It’s obviously remarkable that every society considers its cultural tenets central to its way of life, and to some extent, free of error.

This is of course a fallacy for any given human social construct is always fraught with mistakes. However, societies that face criticisms given the inhumanity of some of their cultural practices take refuge in cultural relativism. And this has led to resistance to change by some cultures.

Luckily, the world has grown to a point in which unacceptable human practices are getting challenged as revolutionized means of communication have opened up closed societies in ways never seen before. Societies are no longer closed and therefore can’t oppress some members of their societies without such injustice being heard.

Sexists, Racists, Dictators, embezzlers, religious bigots… are exposed and bashed on regular basis.

This doesn’t mean injustice and harmful cultural and social practices aren’t taking place. They still take place in the cover of darkness. Sexist, enslavers, racists, immoral capitalists, war-mongers, rapists…still exist. What’s comforting is that the above perpetrators know the contemporary societies don’t approve of their practices.

The famed James Dewey Watson, the Noble Prize winning co-discover of DNA double helix, fell from grace for his racist remarks and was shunned by the scientific community; and the American beloved comedian, Bill Cosby, is now falling from grace for the way he treated women.

Among the sad practices that still haunt us today is men’s attitude toward women. This is an attitude that exist in almost all human societies. Even seemingly progressive societies like western countries still have a lot to do when it comes to women rights. Women are still paid less than men, they face domestic violence, have hard times when they vie for elected offices, have difficulty moving up corporate ladders… etc. However, western societies have done relatively better than other societies.

Even young, educated men in some societies such as South Sudan still think stereotyping women is acceptable because “it’s part of our culture.” These young men think talking about rights of women is a ‘western’ concept. What a pathetic state of mind! Women rights are human rights applicable to all societies. When did it become a western idea that women shouldn’t be compared to cowardly men? Women in the west didn’t always have the same rights they have now so calling respect for women a western concept is to miss the point. Everyone human society progresses not retrogress and some norms of 100 years ago aren’t even mentionable now. The word ‘Negro’ was an acceptable reference to African Americans in the 1950s and 1960s but mentioning it now is almost an anathema. About 200 years ago Africans were sold like sheep.

Societies change. And it’s the acceptable change that’s welcome.

And it’s bizarre for an educated man to think that saying a cowardly man is a women isn’t insulting to women. It might have been okay for African men to insult their women 50 – 100 years ago but to say it’s cultural to use analogies that denigrate women now is a scary state of mind.

The recent remarks by South Sudan’s defense minister, Kuol Manyang, comparing cowardly men with women can be understood or excused in the context of the society he grew up in. It shouldn’t be condoned, however. It has no place in the current society Kuol lives in. And what is even appalling is how educated, young South Sudanese believe such sexist, inflammatory remarks are ‘not a problem.’ We all know the context in which Kuol uttered the statement but it’s really mindless to say that we can condone such a statement because it was uttered by Kuol Manyang, a government official. We can say Kuol only wanted to raise the morale of his soldiers and scare other ‘men’ to join the army. But did Kuol Manyang have to make fun of women to make a point?

With such an attitude, I believe girls and women in South Sudan should sharpen their spears because the upcoming breed of young leaders is full of mindless, robotic sexists, who wouldn’t hesitate to endorse sexism in the name of culture and Afrocenticity.

This makes me wonder how such a breed of leaders would be able to take issues like rape and women rights seriously. Is it the support of leaders that has completely blinded some of our able-minded young men and that they’d change if the issue of support ceases to be a problem? Or is this the actual state of affairs in South Sudan?

To respect women is not to simply love or marry them or to say they are good mothers and sisters. Respecting women is to guarantee their rightful place in any society. So we have a bunch of young men who believe that women are simply weak and cowardly. How do you look your wife or girlfriend in the eye and believe mocking analogies are okay? Why do we get angry when Europeans or Euro-Americans make fun of us? Why do we call ‘white’ people racists when they use analogies such as ‘Africans are monkeys’ or Africans are inferior? And some ‘white’ people have been raised and cultured to believe Africans and people of African descent aren’t even human beings! They actually believe this to be true. Should we condone this attitude towards us because it’s part of some ‘white’ people cultural upbringing?

It’s up to young girls and women to know that the coming generation of leaders has among them sexists of the unpalatable breed. They’ll marry you but be ready to put you under the bus! And unless young girls and women become vigilant to safeguard their rightful place as boys’ equals and challenge archaic-minded and sexist people, they’ll have themselves to blame.

And prominent leaders and heroes of our liberation struggle like Kuol Manyang Juuk should be the frontrunners in the fight for girls’ rights. The use of analogies that denigrate women in our contemporary society is unforgiveable. Hon. Kuol has women colleagues in the government and the use of such analogies not only disrespects them, it also sends a wrong message to boys about how they should treat girls and women; and that expressions that compare women with disgraced men is okay.  Kuol needs to apologize to women to set a good example for young men and boys.

Kuir ë Garang is the author of “South Sudan Ideologically.” For contact, visit

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