G11 group are not neutral enough, just political brokers:

By David Lony Majak.

Opinion.

 

SPLM_Uhuru, the former political detainees, who were released into custody of the Kenyan president, Uhuru Kenyatta are holding onto another loose coalition that may never last. The detainees allied with Dr. Machar, which led to their arrest but afterwards claim to be "pure" to stand alone(Photo: AP/Kenyan presidency)

SPLM_Uhuru, the former political detainees, who were released into custody of the Kenyan president, Uhuru Kenyatta are holding onto another loose coalition that may never last. The detainees allied with Dr. Machar, which led to their arrest but afterwards claim to be “pure” to stand alone(Photo: AP/Kenyan presidency)

 21st September 2014(Nyamilepedia) — My fellow citizens for those who do not know what kills south Sudanese, there is no clean person among the G11 politicians because they were having sides with different perceptions and intentions during SPLM political struggles before the war erupted. Since ever the war broke out in mid December last year, the name G11 was established as a result of the ongoing conflict between the two warring parties in south Sudan.

This so called G11 group is trying to play their neutrality as neutral group distancing themselves away from the two parties. Before they were released, the heads of two warring parties had struggled to release them so that they can decide which side to join or to remain neutral as they were named G11 early on time. At the final point of hearing on their cases as political detainees being detained by government, the government of south Sudan was having a believed that the political detainees will join government and it was the same scenario with rebel’s side was also having a great morality thinking that the political detainees will make a concert decision to flow into one side.

The first released detainees were Hon: Deag Alor Kuol who was released along with former minister of telecommunications and postal services Madut Biar Yel, former youth minister Cirino Iteng, and former finance minister Kosti Manibe, former roads and transport minister Gier Chuang Aluong, former justice minister John Luk Jok, former Lakes state governor Chol Tong Mayay.

Perhaps, the second political detainees who were released at the last; were those who remained in detention include Pagan Amum Okiech, former secretary-general of the ruling SPLM party, Oyai Deng Ajak, former minister for national security, Majak D’Agoot, former deputy minister of defence and Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth, former South Sudanese ambassador to the United States, after their releasing they it called it a jail and court.

The South Sudan government and the Rebel side have really made it possible to freed the political detainees with negative thoughts that, the G11 group will help in the peace negotiations process in the capital of Ethiopia Addis Ababa. Unfortunately; the G11 group has become neutral broker playing cards against the two warring parties which discredited them and not to be considered as patriotic politicians whenever there are internal conflicts in the country. When they were at the dock in juba, the two parties had putted across some conditions in order to reach the peace deal if at all the G11 whatsoever is released.

All these were in van nothing come to the success from the perceptive human point of view that, the so called G11 group are just more than a brokers in the current ongoing conflict in south Sudan and trying to position themselves somewhere somehow but impossible. There is no better politician in G11 group to be reinstated in order to restore the peace deal, trust, integrity amongst the ethnic groups in the Republic of South Sudan.

The question is; what trust are we building on the political detainees (G11) as south Sudanese citizens?

According to south Sudan experts and political analysts, they said; the so called G11 group had have involved in so many destructions in South Sudan before the war and after the war broke out in the country. Some of them had a hand in south Sudan’s ongoing conflict leaded by Gen: Salva Kiir the president of the republic of south Sudan, and Dr. Riek Machar the former vice president, currently the rebel leader.

Also in different scenario; almost 90% in G11 group have by then involved in corruption and embezzlements activities, they had miss used public funds for their own interests and benefits from the time of autonomy government of CPA-2005 and after referendum where south Sudan was fully recognized worldwide as an independent state in the whole world. So why should we put much empathizes on them as neutral leaders in south Sudan. This can simply be reflected to former minister of higher education Dr. Peter Adowk Nyaba’s quotes that, IGAD body is a typical neutral broker in mediation process between the two warring parties of south Sudan.

In conclusion; let the head of the two warring parties think positively on how to reach the solutions of south Sudan’s problems in order to restore peace back in the country. IGAD authority is at the level of failing to resolve the ongoing conflict in south Sudan. We all learned that; the government and rebels are losing human beings, properties and international diplomats in one way or other.

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