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Dr Hassan Abdullah el Turabi

Date of Birth: 1 February 1932
Place of Birth: Kassala, Eastern Sudan
Died: 5 March 2016


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New fingers on Zaïre's trigger

The war against Hassan el Turabi's National Islamic Front regime in Khartoum waged by Sudan Alliance Forces and the SPLA (helped by Asmara Addis Ababa and Kampala) follows the coalition pattern...


The frontlines grow longer

The shelving of this and other discussions highlighted the NDA's fragility and fuelled the usual speculation that the Umma and DUP wanted a deal with the government and would soon meet NIF boss Hassan Abdullah el Turabi somewhere abroad...


Alliances

Sudan strongman Hassan el Turabi threatens to use Eritrean and Ethiopian refugees in Sudan to attack the two governments...


The countdown begins

UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Gáspár Bíró had to abandon a week's visit after a day: Prosecutor General Abdel Rahman Ibrahim (close to NIF leader Hassan Abdullah el Turabi) said the government could 'no longer guarantee his safety'because he had just visited Egypt and Eritrea...

An NIF envoy told him of the impending NIF coup in 1989 and invited him to become President he has told confidants but his brother-in-law Hassan el Turabi dismissed the NIF approach as 'crazy'...


Itahad international

On 14 January National Islamic Front boss Hassan Abdullah el Turabi threatened on the BBC that Sudan would respond to Sudanese opposition attacks from Ethiopia by sending Ethiopian dissidents living in Sudanese refugee camps back over the border...


In the front line again

On 1 January NIF leader Hassan el Turabi declared a jihad to be waged against Sudan's enemies: notably 'Eritrea and its American and Israeli allies...


Arms against a sea of troubles

Islamist leaders including Hassan Abdullah el Turabi made detours from US visits to visit him at the Islamic Studies Centre at McGill University Montreal...


Four-wheel drive

Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir and Hassan Abdullah el Turabi...


Holy days

In June 1995 Chissano made an official visit to Khartoum where he met President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir and the regime's real leader Hassan Abdullah el Turabi now head of the National Assembly...


Talk in New York, war in the Horn

The sanctions discussed were: economic; an arms embargo (the USA and European Union already have one); a ban on Sudanese airlines; reducing diplomats (Sudan embassies have a large staff including many not on diplomatic lists); visa restrictions (which could hurt ordinary exiles as in Egypt and Ethiopia); and a ban on holding international conferences in Sudan (few are held except by Hassan Abdullah el Turabi's Popular Arab and Islamic Conference)...

'They think I'm the Devil' Hassan el Turabi presented himself to journalists as Sudan's spiritual and intellectual guide during the March elections: • After being elected National Assembly Chairman by 'silent consensus': 'Parliament is only about three days in a week'...


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