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Sudan

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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Crime and no punishment

He blamed Ali el Haj Mohamed (number two in Hassan Abdullah el Turabi's Popular National Congress faction of the NIF) El Mahbub Abdel Salam el Mahbub (PNC ex-head of El Turabi's office political asylum in Britain) and Mubarek Abdullahi el Fadil el Mahdi (El Sadig Sadeeg el Mahdi's cousin who swapped being Secretary General of the opposition National Democratic Alliance for a brief fling with the NIF which got bored)...


East of the border

He says he left JEM (where he was once deputy to its Chairman Khalil Ibrahim Mohamed) after he was ordered to the Nuba Mountains last April when NIF former boss Hassan Abdullah el Turabi was rearrested for an alleged coup attempt...


West of the border

The JEM widely seen as Islamist and close to Hassan Abdullah el Turabi accuses the NMRD of being a Chadian/Sudanese government stooge...


Spinning on the edge

It has tried to spin the Darfur crisis as primarily an age-old conflict over resources; a civil war based on ethnicity; a 'normal' government response to an armed rebellion; a US attempt to divert attention from Iraq; a Zionist attempt to divert attention from Israel; an attempt by the Sudan People's Liberation Army as supporters of the Sudan Liberation Army to wriggle out of Naivasha; and an attempt by Hassan Abdullah el Turabi's NIF faction the Popular Congress (PC) to undermine and even overthrow Vice-President Ali Osman Mohamed Taha's National Congress (NC) faction...

These range from the apparent jettisoning of Hassan el Turabi and his group in 1999 and criticism of the government by former chief peace negotiator Ghazi Salah el Din el Atabani to most recently the sacking/resignation of the Humanitarian Affairs Commissioner (AC Vol 44 No 15)...


Fighting the foreign front

NIF veteran Ghazi has for months been criticising Ali Osman's tactics just like NIF guru Hassan Abdullah el Turabi...

III) The Islamist line: the Darfur conflict is playing out the Khartoum power struggle between Vice-President Ali Osman's NC faction and Hassan el Turabi's Popular Congress...


A rebel's story

The JEM has a well organised diaspora composed largely of Islamists; they say they fell out with President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir and regime strongman Ali Osman but they maintain strong links to the regime's former strongman Hassan Abdullah el Turabi (AC Vol 45 No 7)...


Mass murder

Within weeks the Justice and Equality (or Equity) Movement (JEM) surfaced and was rapidly claimed by Islamists close to the man who made the NIF what it is today Hassan Abdullah el Turabi (AC Vol 45 No 7)...

He is also believed to be an author of the 'Black Book' in which people seen as close to Hassan el Turabi complained that 'black' Sudanese (i...


Under arrest, again

The National Islamic Front claims to have foiled a coup attempt but its arrest of senior military officers and NIF founder Hassan Abdullah el Turabi owes more to pressure from Darfur and from Washington than El Turabi's plotting...

The underlying unity of the NCP (formerly NC) with Hassan el Turabi's PC was shown when they held a joint rally to commemorate Palestinian Hamas leader Sheikh Ahmed Yassin assassinated on 22 March by Israeli forces...


The language of weapons

These rebels were joined by the Justice and Equity Movement led by Khalil Ibrahim and consisting of Islamists close to Hassan Abdullah el Turabi's faction of the NIF...

Hassan el Turabi has old connections with Darfur and admirers among all the Zaghawa groups; some say his NIF faction the Popular Congress helped to finance the JEM rebels...


Dead men tell tales

Before his arrival in Chad in 1990 Adouma was close to Hassan el Turabi then (and for many still) the moving spirit behind Khartoum's NIF regime...


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