Archive for April 18, 2018

By Hon. Taban Abel Aguek, Yirol, South Sudan

April 18, 2018 (SSB) — The world today is in complete disarray and no one seems to do anything about it. The human creativity, mental and innovative power have all been put to a serious abuse. In short, man has not only lost the true values of humanity but has also misused the strength and quality of its brain.

Centuries ago – before the civilization – the biggest enemy of man used to be wild animals and natural calamities. People used to fear lions, leopards, crocodiles, elephants, snakes and many other animals. Human beings used to fear storms, floods, drought etc. Today, neither natural calamities nor dangerous animals are a priority concern for man.

Physically, one of the weakest of all the creatures on earth is a human being. A man cannot run faster than a goat, has no better sight than a cat and also has no a jaw-power of a dog – the simple domestic animals man. (more…)

Is extrajudicial killing the solution to Gogrial communal conflict?

Posted: April 18, 2018 by PaanLuel Wël Media Ltd. in Junub Sudan

Is extrajudicial killing a solution to Gogrial communal conflict: The existence of the state of emergency and disarmament should be a solution not a problem

By Longar Mathiec Wol, Nairobi, Kenya

April 18, 2018 (SSB) — As the country continues to struggle with insecurity, the communal conflict persist and becomes a threat to the stability as it continues to spread a cross the country. The unique example of these communal conflicts or violence is found in Gogrial state. The continuance and repetitive violence between Aguok and Apuk communities and to some extend Kuac community involved.

This recurring scenario forced the national government to declared the state of emergency, paving the way for the government to dispatch troops to the state for disarmament. As the disarmament continues, some days ago, the report of rampant killing of civilians in Gogrial state in the name of being criminals by disarmament forces emerged. (more…)