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Vol 63 No 2

Published 20th January 2022


General warning for Burhan

Over 40 retired officers, including several former generals, have written to military leader General Abdel Fattah al Burhan warning that his position is weakening in the face of mass protests against the junta. The retired officers, all drawn from the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and not any of the militias financed under the ousted National Congress Party regime, criticises Burhan saying that his close alliance with Gen Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo 'Hemeti', Commander of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), the rebranded Janjaweed militia, is undermining the cohesion of the armed forces as popular opposition is growing.

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