South Sudan: A look into the President Salva Kiir’s visit to Addis!

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If you wonder what the Central Government of South Sudan is doing the neighbour country of Ethiopia. There are certainly many different answers, as the reports of Egyptian Airplanes have even been verified by Sudanese Regime in Khartoum. The South Sudanese wrote under an agreement with the Ethiopian regime, there might also be another reason as well, as the refugees goes into Gambella region. There are certainly lots of views and intelligence on the travels this time, as the crisis and the battles internally has reactions in Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia. Now it is just lacking UPDF to turn their cards into the SPLM/A battles in South Sudan. Take a look!

Salva Kiir team to Ethiopia seeking for forgiveness from Ethiopia:

“Sudanese President coming from his visit answering the reporters after Egyptians Military took a huge loss in involving in South Sudan civil war. Since the beginning of Feb. 2017, the Egyptian Military participated in bombardment in Unity State Upper Nile and Central Equatoria in Equatoria” (…) “In Unity State the Egyptian air force lodges its bombardment from 8:00 PM-11:00 PM, and that was daily until Feb. 20, 2017, due to the accident that happened with Egyptian air force bomber in Yei that went missing on Feb. 19, 2017, before lodge it’s bombardment” (…) “In Unity State all the captured cities using the Egyptian air force are recaptured and Kiirs terrorist took a big lost after a promising military combat from Egyptians army. Egyptians are using Sudan president to help cover up their loses” (…) “Kiir have no choose, but to take it to Ethiopia for more support diplomatically seeking for acceptance again from Ethiopian military to be mild to his terrorist regime after accepting Egyptian idea off sponsoring Ethiopian rebels. Kiir’s team that went to Ethiopia was to lie to the Ethiopians to them to cool down after Kiir’s aggression against Ethiopia” (SSUDA, 24.02.2017).

Presidential Spokesperson speaks about the talks:

“It will be something good for us, South Sudanese and Ethiopians, should these two leaders put into action what they will agree on. It’s our hope that the two agree on security issues. We don’t want any negative force to use another country’s territory to launch hostile activities on the other. Borders are really important to a country and having a good relationship with the bordering country is always the goal for both countries to progress together,” said Presidential Spokesperson, Ateny Wek Ateny” (…) “South Sudan- Ethiopia borders are not safe and this is what has prompted the two to meet,” Ateny further stressed” (Sudan Tribune, 24.02.2017).

Answer from Foreign Affairs of South Sudan:

“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of South Sudan has read with dismay the unfriendly statement alleged to have been made by the Sudanese President Omer Hassan El-Bashir, during the press briefing on his return from Abu Dhabi to Khartoum, on Tuesday 21st Feb. 2017, that the Egyptian Government continues to support South Sudan with arms and ammunitions” (…) “The Republic of South Sudan is disturbed by this unfortunate, unfounded and baseless statement, specially because it came at a time that the two Countries and the whole region have agreed to exert more collective efforts towards the realization of peace and stability in the IGAD region” (…) “The Ministry, therefore, calls on the leadership of the sisterly Country, Sudan, not to forget its responsibility to work with South Sudan in the spirit of the Cooperation agreement and to address any issue that may arise between the two neighboring Countries through dialogue and direct communications at leadership level and diplomatic channels. There is no way Sudan and South Sudan can abandon each other, because both countries share the longest border in the region, which needs special attention from their respective leaders” (Ministry of Foreign Affairs – South Sudan, 24.02.2017).

Signed Agreement:

“The signing ceremony took place in Addis Ababa today, following the bilateral talks held between Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and President Salva Kiir of South Sudan” (…) “The accords inked covered roads and bridges, communication, information and media, and preferential trade agreement as well as border trade protocol” (…) “The two countries have also signed memorandums of understandings on cooperation in the construction of roads, diesel off-take arrangement, health, and energy” (…) “The leaders have agreed to engage each other to implement the agreements and address any matter that may arise in the future” (…) “Acknowledging that free movement of people and goods are pre-requisites for enhancing economic ties and expeditious implementation of these agreements, the two leaders have decided with immediate effect to start the construction road projects” (…) “Noting with satisfaction the existing bilateral ties, they also agreed to continue to hold ministerial commission meetings led by respective foreign affairs ministers twice in a year” (…) “Agreement was also reached to form Joint Border Administrators/Governors Committee (JBAC) to further strengthen cooperation on issues of security, trade, development and infrastructure along the common borders” (ENA, 2017).

Hope that you got wiser as you have seen more of the state visit in Addis Ababa from the President Salva Kiir Mayardiit and his team. There are more to this and more not told, but this is what I could get of views on the matter. Unless, there showing more clear documentation of why the SPLM had to visit Ethiopia in this dire hour, where the famine and the civil-war continues. This is certainly not a visit in the hour of strength for the SPLM/A. There to many pieces of problems to be different. Peace.

Reference:

Ethiopian News Agency – ‘Ethiopia, South Sudan Sign Agreements, MoU that Forge Friendship’ (24.0.2.2017) link: http://www.ena.gov.et/en/index.php/politics/item/2795-ethiopia-south-sudan-sign-agreements-mou-that-forge-friendship

Ministry of Foreign Affairs – The Republic of South Sudan – ‘PRESS RELEASE:  South Sudan Disturbed By Sudan’s Bashir Baseless Statement of Egyptian Support’ (24.02.2016)

Sudan Tribune – ‘South Sudan president in Ethiopia for security talks’ (24.02.2017) link: https://www.sudantribune.com/spip.php?article61727

United Nations Independent Expert Calls on Sudan to Protect the Rights of Civilians in Darfur (23.02.2017)

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The region has been engulfed in a civil conflict since 2003 with hundreds of thousands of displaced people still living in camps.

GENEVA, Switzerland, February 23, 2017 -The United Nations Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Sudan, Aristide Nononsi, has called on the Government in Khartoum to protect the rights of civilians in war-torn Darfur.

The region has been engulfed in a civil conflict since 2003 with hundreds of thousands of displaced people still living in camps.

Mr. Nononsi was speaking at the end of a 12-day mission during which he held talks with people living in the village of Adi Kong in western Darfur state.

“This community remains anxious about the security situation in the area,” he said. “Its members want enhanced protection of civilians by the authorities as well as basic services, including access to water, education and health care. It is essential for the Government, with the support of its international partners, to effectively protect the rights of civilians in a sustainable manner,” Mr. Nononsi stressed.

The Independent Expert also visited Sorotony Camp in northern Darfur, which provides shelter for people who have fled the fighting. He described the conditions of the displaced people living there as “precarious”.

Some of the residents spoke of living in a state of insecurity because of “armed elements” and of criminality both inside and outside the camp. Sexual and gender-based violence was also a serious concern in the Camp, added Mr. Nononsi.

He said information suggested the attacks were being carried out by armed individuals either outside the Camp when the women were doing their daily work, or inside it when they had returned.

Nine cases of rape were reported in the Sorotony Camp between 27 January and 18 February. But, Mr. Nononsi said many other incidents of sexual violence were not reported because of fear of the social stigma associated with rape. Women were also afraid to speak out, he said, because they feared reprisal. The absence of law enforcement institutions in Sorotony to effectively investigate and prosecute the rapists made matters even worse.

Ending his visit to Sudan, Mr. Nononsi said: “I urge the Government, which bears the primary responsibility to protect civilians within its territory, to promptly conduct investigations to bring the perpetrators to justice. I also urge the authorities in Khartoum to abide by the UN Security Council call for enhanced cooperation with the United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), in its efforts to protect civilians in Darfur.”

U.S. Dannel P. Malloy Gov. of Connecticut letter “State Guidance for Superintendents on Immigration” (21.02.2017)

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The Trump Administration ready with two Executive Orders to revamp the Law Enforcement!

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The Presidency under Donald Trump will surely hire lots of security and law enforcement people, as there is already in the works a deportation force to get rid of illegal aliens and people who seeks refugee with valid visa. Therefore today’s new investment and security order that clearly indicates that that the Trump Administration wants to take a step further, also another order that is clear on the public safety. However, this will surely be more oppression against people, as proven with the voting in of new Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Who has had no quarrel fighting civil rights activists in the past, because of his believed superiority, instead now he will attack the minorities and make sure the strengthen law enforcement can silence the dissidents of the white supremacist system that the new Republic government tries to unfold with all sort of measures like these.

First on the new Task Force:

“A focus on law and order and the safety and security of the American people requires a commitment to enforcing the law and developing policies that comprehensively address illegal immigration, drug trafficking, and violent crime. The Department of Justice shall take the lead on Federal actions to support law enforcement efforts nationwide and to collaborate with State, tribal, and local jurisdictions to restore public safety to all of our communities” (White House, 2017).

We can see that the Task force will be clear cut to nationwide take federal actions for the common good. Though there will indication in the order what that entails like in Section two:

The Attorney General shall determine the characteristics of the Task Force, which shall be composed of individuals appointed or designated by him.

(c) The Task Force shall:

(i) exchange information and ideas among its members that will be useful in developing strategies to reduce crime, including, in particular, illegal immigration, drug trafficking, and violent crime;

(ii) based on that exchange of information and ideas, develop strategies to reduce crime;

(iii) identify deficiencies in existing laws that have made them less effective in reducing crime and propose new legislation that could be enacted to improve public safety and reduce crime;

(iv) evaluate the availability and adequacy of crime-related data and identify measures that could improve data collection in a manner that will aid in the understanding of crime trends and in the reduction of crime; and

(v) conduct any other studies and develop any other recommendations as directed by the Attorney General” (White House, 2017).

So Attorney General Jeff Sessions will put together his hateful eight, take the bull by the horns and create havoc in the inner-cities. That is the measurement of what this Task Force will do. They come with all sorts mixes that fits the frame of Sessions and their idea of justice. This can be messy in the near future.

The Second Executive Order is a continuation of this one. With the key principals of law and order, where the state get more organized and police oriented. As we can see in the first section:

“(a) enforce all Federal laws in order to enhance the protection and safety of Federal, State, tribal, and local law enforcement officers, and thereby all Americans;

(b) develop strategies, in a process led by the Department of Justice (Department) and within the boundaries of the Constitution and existing Federal laws, to further enhance the protection and safety of Federal, State, tribal, and local law enforcement officers; and

(c) pursue appropriate legislation, consistent with the Constitution’s regime of limited and enumerated Federal powers, that will define new Federal crimes, and increase penalties for existing Federal crimes, in order to prevent violence against Federal, State, tribal, and local law enforcement officers” (White House, 2017).

So when Jeff Sessions and President Trump have created a stronger law enforcement with their own team, they need strategies and legislation that the Task Force can actually do. That is the reason for Executive Order number two of the day. So that one is the hand to acts and the other the glove that gives the warrant to address it!

Like this:

“(a) develop a strategy for the Department’s use of existing Federal laws to prosecute individuals who commit or attempt to commit crimes of violence against Federal, State, tribal, and local law enforcement officers;

(b) coordinate with State, tribal, and local governments, and with law enforcement agencies at all levels, including other Federal agencies, in prosecuting crimes of violence against Federal, State, tribal, and local law enforcement officers in order to advance adequate multi-jurisdiction prosecution efforts;

(c) review existing Federal laws to determine whether those laws are adequate to address the protection and safety of Federal, State, tribal, and local law enforcement officers;

(d) following that review, and in coordination with other Federal agencies, as appropriate, make recommendations to the President for legislation to address the protection and safety of Federal, State, tribal, and local law enforcement officers, including, if warranted, legislation defining new crimes of violence and establishing new mandatory minimum sentences for existing crimes of violence against Federal, State, tribal, and local law enforcement officers, as well as for related crimes” (White House, 2017).

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So the Law Enforcement Task Force and the already law enforcement, as the President Trump and Attorney General Sessions can go on with their wild-card as they want to make sure the boys in blue is safe. The Police Officers going to get allowed and secure for their faults and their checking of society, because this administration believes in a strong state!

With this sort of laws and strengthening of the Police in the state, under a government that wants only their views and their regulations; will really focus on the Police rather than the citizens… these laws will be strengthen for their justice and their acts to implement the ideas of the state. This are proof of what extend the national security and how far the Presidency want to take it.

This isn’t just to secure the Law Enforcement, but also to review and make sure the loopholes of law are amended, even repealed so the Police and other Federal Security Agents can act as they please. This will happen with the Law Enforcement to be done without fear of retaliation or repercussion for doing their work.

Certainly President Trump and Attorney General Sessions are going to have a field day with this and use all measures to enforce this, both section it out and also make sure their boys in blue is safe with all means possible and together with all new Executive Orders. The EOs with this and anti-immigration are to strengthen the law enforcement is an extension of it. As if President Trump wants to achieve the other, he needs reasons to sufficiently make the Law Enforcement stronger and more legally equipped. So he can also show his rash hand with being saving grace for the police as they have to enforce his visions of justice. This is to be continued, just as his viable attempt of justifying the means of oppression towards foreign citizens with legal green cards and attempt of self-righteousness; in the midst of finding new ways of sufficiently policing the state through his measures. Peace.

Reference:

White House – ‘TASK FORCE ON CRIME REDUCTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY’ (09.02.2017)

White House – ‘PREVENTING VIOLENCE AGAINST FEDERAL, STATE, TRIBAL, AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS’ (09.02.2017)

Another Proposed Anti-Immigration Executive Order from Trump, because everybody who is not shallow-minded like Trump can be a Terrorist!

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There are already out three Executive Orders that are implying and pampering ideas of fear of immigration and the ones that are coming to America can only become Public-Charge and birth-tourism from Mariana Islands. These together with the closed doors to nations of concern, proves the Executive of United States have put into play substantial procedures that effects not only the Republic, but also the escalated hard-line towards refugees. Will make the progression of the economic recovery of the United States, but that is not something the President Donald Trump is thinking of. Therefore this new Executive Order come into play after the other two proposed Executive Orders, as well as the one that already creating chaos and issues for refugees in Syria and Somalia. As well, as the citizens of United States with double citizenship, which come from countries that put on hold by the Executive Order signed earlier this year in January.

Here is some key point from yet another anti-Immigration Executive Order:

Section 1:

“The visa-issuance process plays a crucial role in detecting individuals with terrorist ties and stopping them from entering the United States. Perhaps in no instance was that more apparent than the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, when State Department policy prevented consular officers from properly scrutinizing the visa applications of several of the 19 foreign nationals who went on to murder nearly 3,000 Americans. And while the visa-issuance process was reviewed and amended after the September 11 attacks to better detect would-be terrorists from receiving visas, these measures did not stop attacks by foreign nationals who were admitted to the United States”.

Section 2:

“It is the policy of the United States to protect its citizens from foreign nationals who intend to commit terrorist attacks in the United States; and to prevent the admission of foreign nationals who intend to exploit United States immigration laws for malevolent purposes”.

Section 3:

“Suspension of Issuance of Visas and Other Immigration Benefits to Nationals of Countries of Particular Concern. (a) The Secretary of Homeland Security, in consultation with the Secretary of State and the Director of National Intelligence, shall immediately conduct a review to determine the information needed from any country to adjudicate any visa, admission, or other benefit under the INA (adjudications) in order to determine that the individual seeking the benefit is who the individual claims to be and is not a security or public-safety threat”.

Section 5:

“Realignment of the US. Refugee Admissions Program for Fiscal Year 2017. (a) The Secretary of State shall suspend the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) for 120 days. During the 120-day period, the Secretary of State, in conjunction with the Secretary of Homeland Security and in consultation with the Director of National Intelligence, shall review the USRAP application and adjudication process to determine what additional procedures should be taken to ensure that those approved for refugee admission do not pose a threat to the security and welfare of the United States, and shall implement such additional procedures. Refugee applicants who are already in the USRAP process may be admitted upon the initiation and completion of these revised procedures”.

“(c) Pursuant to section 212(t) of the INA, 8 U.S.C. 1182(t), I hereby proclaim that the entry of nationals of Syria as refugees is detrimental to the interests of the United States and thus suspend any such entry until such time as I have determined that sufficient changes have been made to the USRAP to ensure that admission of Syrian refugees is consistent with the national interest”.

“(d) Pursuant to section 212(t) of the INA, 8 U.S.C. 1182(t), I hereby proclaim that the entry of more than 50,000 refugees in fiscal year 2017 would be detrimental to the interests of the United States, and thus suspend any such entry until such time as I determine that additional admissions would be in the national interest”.

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So if you we’re thinking that President Trump and his administration we’re done with the planned starch rules to stop the immigration and refugees entering the Republic. You we’re very wrong. The Trump Administration is now using the terror threat to stop Syrian refugees entering the U.S. States and U.S. government. United States if they are taking the next steps, they are suspending even more Visa-Programs and Refugee entering programs.

This will interfere with the USRAP will even be suspended and reviewed as the Trump Administration wants it to be extended and made sure no one that could be threat enters. Even as the internal violence in the United States are mostly U.S. citizens from birth who has easy access to guns. But the Gun-loving Conservative President doesn’t want to look into gun-laws or restrictions of it. Because it is only foreign refugees that can do violence, not the ones that are carrying guns bigger than Rambo and shooting up schools now and then. That doesn’t need an Executive Order. Just the ones fleeing wars and needs the International Community to offer safety and shelter!

That the Syrians are now on the second Executive Order is singled out and suspended, as they are being in another proposed order to be placed in safe-zones if the U.S. Government under Trump get their will. The other proposed parts of this bill is to vet the refugees and programs as they think they can single out directly who is terrorist before they enters the U.S. territory. If it was that easy, the other nations in the West would have had that put in their legislation already and made sure the refugees that we’re radical weren’t allowed to enter their dominions. So Trump Administration thinks they can outsmart with more strict regulation and less entry to nation.

So the rampant attack on refugees, immigration will continue and the ones fleeing from war-zones will suffer, as the United States that took 96,000 refugees last year (2016), will if this order is signed and official procedure they will only accept 50,000 in 2017. That is a substantial cut of people and also lacking responsibility of a war-hungry nation as the United States. That just recently man-handled and killed a dozens of civilians in Yemen, another nation who is on the list of no-entry to the United States. This show the Alt-Right hatred of the world, while demoralizing fellow allies; all of this will weaken the progress and possible healing of civil-wars and rebuilding of these communities. That even President Trump could more easily fix, instead he continues the suffering and will add more hatred of the United States as they bring guns and kills, but does not help in the hour of need. That is what the world will remember of this so-called Christian President.

I would not be surprised if President Trump signs this as well with a lavish small ceremony like the other Executive Orders. They are like signed tweets like Bill Maher said in one of his show on HBO recently. Peace.

Reference:

Executive Order – “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” (27.01.2017) – Acting Assistance Attorney General Curtis E. Gannon

U.S. Department of State Internal Letter on #MuslimBan (27.01.2017)

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