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Sudan

Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir

Date of Birth: 01/01/1944
Place of Birth: Hoshe Bannaga


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Eritrea's unsettling alliance

As a token of its support, Eritrea has provided about 300 troops for the conflict, as has Sudan, which has used its participation to stave off earlier Saudi hostility to President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir's regime...


Money and the military

President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir's expected announcement of a 'National Reconciliation Government' won't change the national political calculus...


Breaking point

President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir takes the disobedience campaign seriously...


'Afrexit' on hold

It would like to see amendments to Articles 98 and 97 to permit someone like President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir, who is wanted on charges of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity, to attend international meetings (which he has in fact done in many countries of the Global South), especially as Sudan is no longer signed up to the ICC...


More talk talk than walk walk

It seems specifically linked to Zuma's refusal to detain Sudan's President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir during an AU summit in South Africa in June 2015 (AC Vol 56 No 13, Fugitive flees as courts sidelined)...

As an ICC member, South Africa is required under the Rome Statute to cooperate with the Court and arrest fugitives such as Omer el Beshir, who faces charges of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide in Darfur...

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The securocrats get stronger

President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir had hoped that the planned return of veteran politician El Sadig el Mahdi, after two years of exile in Egypt, would give a veneer of credibility to the political talks...

Omer el Beshir has been quietly purging the army of the Sa'aihoun group, we hear (AC Vol 54 No 9, Rifts in the regime)...

Omer el Beshir's recent flying visit to Saudi Arabia seems to have been partly about money...


Did Khartoum cross the line?

That's because President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir's regime blocks all access to Jebel Marra, Central Darfur, where it now concentrates most of its attacks...


EU tiptoes into minefield

The EU insists the expenditure will be closely monitored to avoid its diversion or support for other actions by the Islamist government: President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir is wanted by the International Criminal Court for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity...


Finally, the AU moves in

It was irresponsible…' Sudan's President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir attended the African Union summit in Kigali on 17 July and offered troops for the planned intervention force...


Democrats under fire

Africa votes in 2016 Country Date Type Uganda February General Yoweri Museveni repressed opposition and fixed vote CAR February-March Presidential & legislative Sporadic organisational problems Niger February-March Presidential & legislative Mahamadou Issoufou won presidential vote in 2nd round after fixes Cape Verde March Legislative Widely seen as credible Benin March Presidential Over 30 contenders and credible poll Congo-Brazzaville March Presidential Denis Sassou-Nguesso pushed constitutional changes, fixed election Tanzania (Zanzibar) March Regional Zanzibar election rerun widely condemned Senegal March Referendum Credible vote after hesitation on reforms Comoros February-April Presidential Constitutional court to decide on 2nd round vote Sudan April Referendum on Darfur Omer el Beshir repressed opposition, fixed vote, threatens new offensive Equatorial Guinea April Presidential Teodoro Obiang repressed opposition and fixed vote Chad April Presidential Idriss Déby Itno repressed opposition and fixed vote Djibouti April Presidential Ismaïl Omar Guelleh repressed opposition and fixed vote Gabon August Presidential Ali Ben Bongo in tight race, history of fixing Zambia August Presidential Edgar Lungu in tight race; his supporters threaten opposition Cape Verde August Presidential Shootings raise tension South Africa August Local elections Critical test of Jacob Zuma’s leadership...

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