Holdout South Sudan opposition pledges to fight for victims of Juba massacre

NAS Chairman Gen. Thomas Cirilo (File photo)

December 16th 2018 (Nyamilepedia) – The South Sudan National Democratic Alliance (SSNDA) led by Gen. Thomas Cirilo said on Saturday in a statement that they will fight for the victims of the Demceber 2013 Juba Massacre.

In December 2013, thousands of ethnic Nuer civilians were killed in a house-to-house search by a state-sponsored militia in the nation’s capital Juba, an action carried out in pursuance to a state policy to ethnically clean Juba of its Nuer population.

In a statement issued on Saturday to mark the fifth commemoration of the Juba Massacre, the South Sudan National Democratic Alliance (SSNDA) assured the families of the victims of December 15th Juba Massacre that it will fight to bring all the perptrators to book.

“Therefore, SSNDA would like to assure the families of the victims and the entire South Sudanese people that it would leave no stone unturned until all the perpetrators are held accountable and brought to book,” the statement signed by the group’sspokesman Kwaje Lasu said in the statement extended to the Nyamilepedia.

“Justice delayed is justice denied,” the statement added.