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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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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...


Hamdok wavers as his isolation grows

Some are former members of the National Congress Party (NCP) the Islamist ruling party under President Omer Hassan el Beshir overthrown in 2019...


Opposition grows to Hamdok's deal as military digs in

Sure enough on 28 November a number of bitter critics of the army who had been released from detention were yanked back after only a few hours of freedom including: Muhammad Suleiman al Faki a member of the Sovereignty Council; Ibrahim al Sheikh (minister of industry); Wadj Saleh (De-Empowerment Committee which was nationalising assets handed to private interests under President Omer el Beshir); FFC spokesperson Gaafar Hassan; and Sudan Professionals' Association leading member Ismail al Taj...

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General Al Burhan's power grab

Judging by the mass mobilisation against the putsch on the streets and near universal international condemnation this might prove to be a grave miscalculation by Gen Burhan his Islamist allies and supporters of former leader Omer Hassan el Beshir...


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