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Dr Hassan Abdullah el Turabi

Date of Birth: 01/02/1932
Place of Birth: Kassala, Eastern Sudan
Died: 05/03/2016


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A battle against the clock

Attacks in late April on the headquarters of the Popular Congress Party an Islamist grouping founded by Hassan el Turabi with ties with the ruling party led to condemnation from both the FFC which has maintained impressive discipline so far and the junta (AC Vol 57 No 6 The power struggle after Hassan el Turabi)...


The revolution rumbles on

Beshir a paratrooper had seized power in June 1989 backed by Hassan el Turabi a leading Islamist ideologue and a local affiliate of the Muslim Brotherhood (AC Vol 57 No 6 The power struggle after Hassan el Turabi)...

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Diplomats down, spies up

The leader of the group is the President's former assistant Nafie Ali Nafie an NCP power-broker El Beshir sidelined in recent years (AC Vol 57 No 6 The power struggle after Hassan el Turabi)...


Money and the military

Germany whose Chancellor Angela Merkel on 31 December said that 'Islamist terrorism' was the greatest threat to her country is like Britain trying to use Khartoum to block African migration (AC Vol 57 No 6 The power struggle after Hassan el Turabi)...


Separating mosque and state

It is the top investor in Tunisia after France but its long support for Ghannouchi and other Islamists linked to the Muslim Brotherhood has strained relations with secular politicians (AC Vol 57 No 6 The power struggle after Hassan el Turabi)...


Darfur votes under fire

This follows the shock-waves around the death of its godfather Hassan Abdullah el Turabi (AC Vol 57 No 6 Can't stay can't go)...


The power struggle after Hassan el Turabi

When Hassan Abdullah el Turabi the man who had presided over the Islamist movement in his country for five decades died on 5 March his dream of a Sudanese Islamic state may have died with him...

Hassan el Turabi: Life and death • 1932: Born Kassala Eastern Sudan son of a Sufi scholar and judge...


Turabi sans papiers

Paris last month refused a visa to the Islamist regime's founder Hassan el Turabi Africa Confidential hears...


Dialogue of empty chairs

Many see Khartoum's hand in the sudden change especially that of Hassan Abdullah el Turabi an enthusiastic participant at the regime's National Dialogue in Khartoum...

There the only Sudanese party apart from the ruling National Congress Party was that of Omer's former boss godfather of the National Islamic Front Hassan el Turabi...


Why the peacekeepers stay in Darfur

OppositionThe three leading Darfur insurgent organisations joined the armed opposition alliance the Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF) in 2011: • Justice and Equality Movement: issued first statement November 2001 as Sudanese Justice and Equality Movement; JEM led 2001-11 by Khalil Ibrahim Mohamed former minister in NIF regime; main stated aim: to end marginalisation and racism nationally; founders mostly disaffected Zaghawa Kobe from Hassan Abdullah el Turabi's NIF; December 2011 Khalil killed in air attack; his brother Gibreel Ibrahim Mohamed elected Chairman; JEM refused to sign 2006 Darfur Peace Agreement (DPA); May 2008 it attacked Omdurman; in 2011 it joined SRF; most recent clashes with government in April in Goz Dango south-west of Nyala...


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