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S. Sudanese students urge calm among youth in Bentiu town


July 15, 2017 (BENTIU) – South Sudanese students hailing from Unity state have condemned the recent fighting that erupted between youth at a United Nations protection of civilians’ site in Bentiu town.

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Internally displaced people at a UN camp in Unity state capital Bentiu on 29 October 2014 (ST)

Aid workers said over 20 youth sustained injuries when one group of youth at the protection of civilians’ site attacked another group within the camp.

Kel Tap, a former chairperson for students in Uganda, called for calm among residents of Bentiu, urging them to embrace peace and unity.

“Let keep the spirit of unity as a purpose, we need to work together as students to achieve a common goal for the betterment of South Sudan and Unity State in particular,” he told students during the inauguration occasion of a new union leader in Kampala, Uganda.

Peter Magong, the newly elected chairperson of the youth also condemned the attack and advocated for peaceful co-existence.

“As students from Unity state, we need peace in our heart peace within oneself. I call upon all of us to hold our hands together to work for unity among our people in the state,” said Magong.

The student leader further called for cooperation among students, urging them to work alongside other to iron out their differences.

At least 120,000 civilians, the U.N said, currently lived in the protection of civilians’ site in Bentiu.


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  • 17 July 2017 09:09, by Mi diit

    The unrest was politically motivated by STds which infected Jikany Versus Dok-Nuer. Juba’s Taban Food Party (TFP) translate it wrongly as Leek versus Dok Community.
    Yes other communities have envolved but ceased it after the trick was discovered.
    Nyuong, Dok, Jagei, Leek, Jikany, Haak and some few Bul must unite and deal with the outsiders.

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    • 17 July 2017 09:31, by Ater

      you are the most foolish human being who keep inciting war.Must unite and fight outsiders like who?

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      • 17 July 2017 12:52, by Mi diit

        ...To fight idiots of your likes, Ater.
        Respect big minded people like Mi diit.

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    • 17 July 2017 16:20, by Kuch

      Mi diit,
      You idiot doesn’t even deserve the name "mi mi diit" But rather the name "mi tot" South Sudanese people want peace & to face the outside issues together but all some of you Risk boneheads want others to do is to always fight your usual tribal aged-old aimless wars>>>

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      • 17 July 2017 16:27, by Kuch

        You Riek Machar supporters are a big let down South Sudan & the South Sudanese people. You have been informed time and time again that you are being used by foreign criminals to crawl themselves into our country like they did in central Africa republic, Libya, Iraq, Syria, Yemen and other countries>>>

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        • 17 July 2017 16:35, by Kuch

          So that these foreign criminals would come, occupy and colonize our country and us. Like they have done to Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya or Central Africa republic (CAR). And many of you Riek Machar’s idiots are not understanding these issues instead you just want to bog down everybody else with your aimless tribal wars. Mi tot, grow up chap.

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    • 17 July 2017 20:15, by Nairobimitot

      Intercommunity violence is an ongoing thing. It can subside and calm down and stop when there is a peacemaking intervention, but it will reoccur. You cannot control and get rid of inter-community violence even if you are a rebel. The government can control the violence, only the government. But I warn you the government is weak because the civilians rebel and do not listen. When you do not listen and look at the problem with calmness, and you want to be brave and very mad, you can even kill your blood person. Your bravery and madness are a disease and sickness which need treatment. Psychiatrists are required in Juba so that they go and help the Nuer and the few Dinka and Equatoria who are in need of that medicine. I warn you the government of South Sudan does not have enough money to deliver services, to you including the money that can be used to buy medicines to treat your craziness. Whatever is driving you crazy, the government would be glad to help you out of it because you are the citizens of the country, but the government is in a weak position. You destroyed the economy through tribalism. You need to unite yourselves first before anything good happens to you and your country. The government is using the little water that is left in the Jar to keep a life itself and to help get rid of the rebellion. Getting rid of resistance is not easy, but the government is determined to eliminate the rebellion once and for all. I blame the person who wants to become the president while he was still the vice within the Same administration. He was told to form his part, but he rejected a peaceful offer. That was his fault. Now the situation has become complicated, and that is why I call my self Nairobimitot. I do not have food to eat and place to take a sh===t. I even fear for my security in my own country. You have the right to blame whom ever you want to blame. One day you will come to the same place and unite.

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  • 17 July 2017 09:35, by Ater

    just matter of days and we will track you down.Dont fool yourself we dont know you

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    • 17 July 2017 15:26, by Midit Mitot

      Ater or Atier,
      Your idiots guys in Juba were the one incited that fight.

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    • 17 July 2017 15:51, by DumoMakuachdit

      Just matter of days and we will track you down. You are such an idiot what do you know?

      Awan Chan ’s government is going, son hooligans.

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