A group of exiled South Sudanese leaders in America, Europe and Canada converged in Washington DC to unveiled a new political party called the Coalition for Restoration of Democracy in South Sudan in a document obtained by The Juba Mirror News Desk. The leaders says they have reorganized their intertwined history and the ending struggling towards South Sudanese statehood.
The members of the new coalitions core values is unity in diversity and our unwavering commitment to a shared vision of a democratic, diversity, liberated and prosperous South Sudan.
Expressing our concerns about the inadequate political will to implement the Revitalize Peace Agreement and prepare the nation for genuine and credible democratic elections, acknowledging the people of South Sudan unyielding aspirations for equality, justice, freedom, integrity, accountability and prosperity. Mindful of the immense sacrifices and investments it has demanded to create an independent south Sudanese Nation-state.
“Resolution in our determination to champion the aspirations of the people of South Sudan for a free and prosperous future, we, the undersigned from different political movements met between October 12 and 14. 2023 in Washington DC, and agreed to establish the Coalition for Restoration of Democracy ( CORD), to champion the cause of peaceful and democratic transition in South Sudan. We call upon other political forces and civil society groups in South Sudan to join us in efforts to work towards a free and democratic South Sudan,” the document reads.
The document was signed by six members from different political parties with common ideology and their names are; Mr Garang Kuot of common Peoples Alliance CPA, Dr. Goi Jooyul Yol of SPLM-IO Kitwang, Ms. Suszanne Jambo of Steps We64, Mr. Jongkhor Kuot Mayol of united Citizens for change UCC, Dr. Peter Biar Ajak of Revive South Sudan Party, Mr. Deng Mayik Atem of Red Army of South Sudan.