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Peter Gatdet Yaka


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Sanctions and splits

Peter Gadet Yak who is, like Bapiny Monytuil, a former pro-Khartoum Bul Nuer from Mayom county...


Low expectations for peace talks

Peter Gadet, a United Nations-sanctioned Nuer commander from Unity State's Mayom county who defected from Riek in 2015 and formed his own South Sudan United Movement/Army recently made his presence known after two years of dormancy in Khartoum with a skirmish along the border of Unity State with Sudan's Kordofan region...


Power without responsibility

Peter Gatdet Yaka; dealing with groups supposedly allied to Riek outside GUN: Salva refuses to include them in the ceasefire, insisting they're outside the ARCISS remit...


US security and Chinese capital

On 17 August, General Peter Gatdet Yaka, who commands opposition forces in Unity, threatened to shoot down any UNMISS aircraft, claiming it was transporting government troops (AC Vol 55 No 14, Famine ‘almost a certainty’)...


Famine ‘almost a certainty’

This is a war crime under international law and could attract sanctions, which Washington is threatening to expand beyond the Republican Guard Commander, Major General Marial Chanuong Yol Mangok, and former Vice-President Riek's ally, Peter Gatdet Yaka (AC Vol 55 No 10, The end of the beginning)...


The end of the beginning

Yau Yau may be back but Peter Gatdet Yaka, who was 'reintegrated' in 2011 but by last December, was a commander of Riek's rebels, is not...


Calling time on the killing

His military acumen was already in doubt, said a Western military source, mentioning the Jonglei conflict between the (temporarily) reformed Nuer rebel Peter Gatdet Yaka and the Murle ethnic militia: 'Whoever makes a recent traitor into a Divisional Commander and sets him against an agile youth movement: Gatdet versus Murle...

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Talks or treason trials

Another said the NSS had alerted the SPLA top brass to Peter Gatdet Yaka's activities as early as November...


Shooting in Juba, talking in Addis

Firstly, Peter Gatdet Yaka's fighters attacked specific targets, including all buildings linked to former Jonglei State Governor Kuol Manyang, foreign-occupied buildings (including the mainly Ugandan market stalls) and the property of pro-government people, Dinka or Nuer...

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