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Vol 56 No 5

Published 6th March 2015


To vote, talk or fight

As the regime starts election campaigning, opposition parties boycott en masse and plan for political change

As President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir launched his re-election campaign at Merrikh football stadium in Omdurman on 24 February, police were breaking up protests across the Nile in Khartoum against the killing of a woman by one of their fellow officers in January. Meanwhile, the Sudan Call Forces, as the opposition alliance now calls itself, were preparing to meet in Berlin on 24-27 February at the invitation of the German government.

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