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Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan

Date of Birth: 1960


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The Crown Prince’s power play

MBZ and MBS have emerged as key backers of the Sudanese junta led by Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan and his deputy Commander of the Rapid Support Forces Mohammed Hamdan Dagalo ('Hemeti')...


The Egypt model isn't working

The wave of protests in Khartoum Madani Port Sudan Atbara the Darfur states and Kassala on 30 June surprised the leader of the Transitional Military Council (TMC) Lieutenant-General Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan and his deputy Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo (aka Hemeti) commander of the Rapid Support Forces...


Military roadblocks

The current structure and leadership is as follows: • The Sudan Armed Forces (SAF): comprising Land Forces; Navy; Air Force; Popular Defence Forces; Republican Guard; oil field protection forces: Commander Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan...

The following officers are set to play a critical role in the transition regardless of whether they serve on the sovereign national council: Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan: The announcement that Lt Gen Burhan will be the first chairman of the Sovereign National Council is a riposte to claims that his deputy Commander of the Rapid Support Forces Mohammed Hamdan Dagalo (known as 'Hemeti') is really in charge of the government...


Freedom under fire

There is a common bond between the junta leader General Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan and Hemeti (AC Vol 60 No 9 A battle against the clock)...

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Cutting a deal on a knife-edge

They are Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan head of the Transitional Military Council; and Gen Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo 'Hemeti' deputy head of the TMC and Commander of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF)...

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A battle against the clock

The two key players in the junta – its leader Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan and his deputy Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo known as 'Hemedti' – insist they want the core of the interim government to be civilian but are not willing to relinquish executive power to the civilians in the way proposed...


The revolution rumbles on

Before the first round of talks the new President of the transitional military council Lieutenant-General Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan spoke on national TV announcing the release of all political prisoners and the abandonment of the generally-ignored curfew imposed by his predecessor...

Opposition activists celebrated the exit of Gen Salah Mohamed Abdallah 'Gosh' as Director of the National Intelligence and Security Service after he seemed to have lost a power struggle with Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan and Mohamed 'Hemeti' Hamdan Daglo commander of the Rapid Support Forces...

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