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Sudan

Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir

Date of Birth: 1 January 1944
Place of Birth: Hoshe Bannaga


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Civilians stand firm as crisis talks falter

They regard the junta under Burhan's leadership as having reinstated the key elements of Islamist rule under President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir who was ousted in April 2019 after national demonstrations against his regime's brutality and corruption...

Awad Ahmed al Jaz who as energy minister was one of the pillars of Omer el Beshir's Ingaz (Salvation) regime was acquitted by a court in Khartoum of embezzlement relating to US$150 million allocated to the building of the Mashkur sugar factory in While Nile state...


Burhan lets the Islamists back in

ReleaseThe decision in early April to release a dozen Islamist figures including Ibrahim Ghandour ex-President Omer el Beshir's former foreign minister and NCP boss was an important step...

The Mauritanian had attempted in 2019 to broker an agreement between the military and the opposition to President Omer el Beshir after his overthrow...

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Unloved Hemeti under pressure

Although as the commander of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) Hemeti was a key ally of former President Omer Ahmed Hassan el Beshir during his final years in power he has never shared Beshir's Islamist leanings (AC Vol 60 No 8 In the belly of the security beast)...


The junta runs out of bread and road

The civilian-military administration in power since the 2019 overthrow of President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir had unlocked billions of dollars in loans and debt forgiveness ending its decades-long status as a pariah regime (AC Vol 62 No 15 Between money and the military)...

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Schisms in the junta are widening

The arrangement followed civil-military negotiations after the overthrow of President Omer Ahmed Hassan el Beshir in April 2019 to chart a path to wide-ranging reform and credible elections...


General warning for Burhan

Then demonstrators protected by sympathetic military officers massed outside military headquarters demanding that President Omer Ahmed Hassan el Beshir stand down...


A praetorian transition

Some ministers may have connections to the outlawed National Congress Party but they would not be conspicuous Islamists or close to ousted President Omer Ahmed Hassan el Beshir...


The junta seeks immunity

As head of Sudan's Sovereignty Council Burhan is protected from any probes into his roles in coordinating the Darfur genocide after conflict broke out in the region in 2003; ordering the dispersal of protestors that led to a massacre on 3 June 2019 after the ouster of previous ruler Omer Hassan el Beshir; and the killing of more than 40 protestors by security forces after this year's coup...

Since his university days he has been a well known member of the Sudanese Islamic Movement (SIM) that would later form the basis of Omer Hassan el Beshir's 1989-2019 regime...


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