The South Sudan Liberation Movement/Army (SSLM/A) is an armed group that operates in the Upper Nile Region of South Sudan. On 11 April 2011 the SSLM/A published a document that it called the Mayom Declaration, calling for a more inclusive government in South Sudan, which led to violence, beginning with an assault on SPLA units, leaving at least 45 people dead. According to the military, 20 of the victims were southern army soldiers. On 26 April 2013 the South Sudanese government announced that it had granted an amnesty to SSLA fighters and that 3,000 men, comprising the entire force, had taken up the offer, crossed the border from Sudan and brought with them around 100 vehicles armed with machine guns.
South Sudan Liberation Movement/Army (SSLM/A)
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