South Sudan general resigns, says leader ‘disgraced’ himself


A South Sudanese Deputy Chief of General Staff for logistics Lt Gen. Thomas Cirillo Swaka has resigned in addition to sensationally told President Salva Kiir which he has disgraced himself by subjecting the war-torn country to ethnic bias in addition to “unacceptable cycles of violence.”

In his resignation letter, dated February 11, 2017 in addition to seen by the People Daily, Gen. Swaka, alleges which the ongoing civil war inside country, which erupted in Juba in December, 2013 was planned in addition to orchestrated by design.

“This specific tribally engineered war resulted inside deaths of thousands of innocent lives in addition to the displacement of at least two million people….who are currently living in miserable conditions either as internally displaced persons (IDPs), virtually prisoners inside UN camps or as refugees,” the letter says.

He adds which there was a glimmer of expect when the warring factions signed a peace agreement in 2015 brokered by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) however the government later reneged on its pledge.

He accuses Kiir in addition to SPLA commanders for systematically frustrating the implementation of the peace agreement.

However, Ateny Wek Ateny, a Kiir spokesman, told the Associated Press which he was not concerned about the resignation in addition to which there were no tensions within the military.

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South Sudan general resigns, says leader ‘disgraced’ himself

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