The Irony of the Reported Coup Attempt in Juba

Posted: December 17, 2013 by PaanLuel Wël in Editorials

Deadly shoot-outs among the presidential guards in Juba is being portrayed as a war pitting the Dinka (among whom President Kiir is from) against the Nuer, the tribe of Dr. Riek Machar, South Sudan former Vice President. Yet, the senior SPLM officials being arrested are overwhelmingly Dinkas–both from Bor and Bahr el Ghazal. And even Equatorians and Shilluks. So, what is the what? South Sudanese should sort out the mess among the Presidential Guards and must leave out these two–tribalization of the unfortunate incident and victimization of innocent political opponents.

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  1. […] security forces rather than to a concerted government policy. Meanwhile, the blog PaanLuel Wël discourages the “two-tribalization” of what’s going on in South Sudan. Surely, the #JubaCrisis cannot be reduced to this. […]

  2. Dinka Twi says:

    Please no Dinka Bor/Bor County person been arrested of Kuol Manyang. The arrested two people from Dinka Twi/Twic East County of: Nyandeng & Dr. Majak.

  3. […] from the majority Dinka people and Machar from the Nuer. South Sudanese bloggger PaanLuel Wël does not think […]

  4. […] from the majority Dinka people and Machar from the Nuer. South Sudanese bloggger PaanLuel Wël does not think […]

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