SUDAN WATCH: S. Sudan: SPLM says Abyei is exclusively for nine Ngok Dinka Chiefdoms

Monday, August 21, 2006

S. Sudan: SPLM says Abyei is exclusively for nine Ngok Dinka Chiefdoms

Trouble. UN Country Team in Sudan report 20 Aug 2006 says on 17 Aug the SPLM-appointed Executive Director and Acting Commissioner of Agok, told UNMIS in Abyei that if the government did not soon appoint a Civil Administrator for Abyei, he will move to Abyei town and establish one there by himself.

He rejected any political compromise with Khartoum, stressing that Abyei is exclusively for the nine Ngok Dinka Chiefdoms, and should only be administered by them.
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SUDAN'S MISARIYAH TRIBE SEES ABYEI REPORT AS A CALL FOR WAR

June 20 2006 Sudan Watch:
Sudan's Misariyah tribe sees Abyei Report as a call for war

The Misariyah and Dinka Ngok tribes have been locked in a heated dispute with each claiming ownership of the territory, and the Misariyah have angrily rejected boundaries proposed in a report by an international commission for the district. "This report is a call for war. It is rejected in total and in detail," Sadek Abu Nimir, a senior leader of the Misariyah tribe, said.
For further reports, click on Abyei label here below.

SUDAN'S DINKA NGOK TRIBE SAYS "ABYEI BELONGS 100% TO SOUTHERN SUDAN"

May 30 2006 Sudan Watch:
Interview with Dr Douglas H Johnson, expert on the Abyei Boundary Commission

Abyei dispute

Photo: About 50 Dinkas staged a demonstration outside the opening ceremony of the NCP-SPLM meeting on Saturday May 27, 2006 in Khartoum, shouting their support for the peace deal and calling for a swift resolution of the Abyei issue. In the picture two demonstrators hold banner "Abyei belongs 100% to Southern Sudan".
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