Rebels Led by Ex-General Reject South Sudan's Offer of Amnesty

By Nizar Manek, 6 September 2017
(Bloomberg) -- A South Sudanese rebel group led by a former general rejected the government’s offer of an amnesty, calling it a tactic by President Salva Kiir to prolong his hold on power and deceive the international community.
The National Salvation Front, headed by Thomas Cirillo, said that it’s Kiir himself who should seek amnesty from South Sudan’s people “for all forms of crimes he and his government have committed.” The president and his administration have created “unbearable human misery,” the rebels said Wednesday in a statement.
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