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Vol 56 No 22

Published 6th November 2015


Sudan

Turabi sans papiers

Paris last month refused a visa to the Islamist regime's founder, Hassan el Turabi, Africa Confidential hears. Turabi used to regularly visit the city where he got his doctorate and was seen as a useful go-between with Khartoum. Despite much posturing, he remains close to President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir. Now, France helps the opposition, hosting the August 2014 Paris Declaration by the Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF) and El Sadig el Mahdi's Umma Party faction.

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