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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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The future is military

JEM insists it has no connection to NIF former leader Hassan Abdullah el Turabi who offered warm condolences...


Opposition on the march

Others who may join and were mostly representated at the London rally include: • the Beja Congress (the long established ethnically-based party of Eastern Sudan); • Ahmed Ibrahim Diraige a veteran political secularist and Governor of Darfur under Nimeiri and his Sudan Federal Democratic Alliance; • Ali Mahmoud Hassanein’s Broad National Front (AC Vol 51 No 21 Northern opposition faces increasing duress) which has been split by the NCP we hear; • Kush Liberation Movement (far North Nubian); • Sudan Communist Party (once very powerful); • Hassan Abdullah el Turabi’s Popular Congress Party (PCP) which split from the NIF...


From autonomy to sovereignty

Northern politicians including El Sadig Sadeeg el Mahdi and his brother-in-law Hassan Abdullah el Turabi could hardly compete...


Usama’s quiet friends in Khartoum

NIF guru Hassan Abdullah el Turabi who had already enforced a version of Islamic Law in September 1985 was typically ambivalent: Bin Laden ‘had good intentions’ but the 9-11 attacks were ‘a mistake’...


Mr. Smile and the militias

These are skills that served him well when he was deputy to Hassan Abdullah el Turabi in the Popular Arab Islamic Conference in the early 1990s...


The Tunis effect

However back in Khartoum not only had Hassan Abdullah el Turabi been arrested as he so often is in times of difficulty (most notably in 1989 when the National Islamic Front that he headed seized power) NCP Deputy Chairman and security buff Nafi’e Ali Nafi’e was threatening that ‘we will deal with’ oppositionists ‘threatening people’s peace’ and they would be ‘burnt with fire’...


Freedom – North and South

When in 1999 the NIF nudged Hassan Abdullah el Turabi into the shadows and changed its name to NCP it could project itself as no longer Islamist without ever actually saying so...


Northern opposition faces increasing duress

They also question the NCF’s willingness to cooperate with Hassan Abdullah el Turabi’s Popular Congress Party which ardently repressed the same opposition when Turabi ran the NIF...


A new strategy for Darfur

Déby’s government meanwhile hosted armed Darfur oppositionists especially the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) led by former NIF minister Khalil Ibrahim Mohamed a relative of Déby’s seen as the protégé of NIF guru Hassan Abdullah el Turabi...


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