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Vol 53 No 6

Published 16th March 2012


Opposition turns up the heat

Civilian and military opponents of the Khartoum regime win more battles in their campaign

Over a hundred people tried to storm a police station in Khartoum’s Ed Deim area on 6 March after Awadia Agabna died in clashes with police. Protests then spread. She was from the Nuban Ama tribe’s royal family, whose head is Nayal Edam, a member of the National Islamic Front government after its 1989 coup. Awadia stood for the National Congress Party in the 2010 elections.

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