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Bakri Hassan Salih

Date of Birth: 1949


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Saving Field Marshal Omer

The far-from-young Lieutenant General Bakri Hassan Salih, 64, replaces him: his reputation as a bon viveur belied the Islamist nature of the 1989 coup...


Crisis cabinets

Bakri Hassan Salih is a survivor of Nimeiri’s time who helped to consolidate the National Islamic Front regime after the NIF’s 1989 coup; at the time, he was seen as a typical non-Islamist beer-drinking army officer...


Bad marriage vows

Bakri Hassan Salih, NCP; previous Defence Minister...


Double war

Bakri Hassan Salih, no longer support the LRA and have tried to curb abuses by rogue Sudanese army officers...


Calling the shots at Machakos

The Defence Minister, General Bakri Hassan Salih, went to Moscow in April and said Sudan supported Russia's anti-terrorist war, bizarrely comparing Chechnya's Islamist terrorists to the southern Sudanese rebels...


Duel in Khartoum

Key events:   December 1998: Senior NIF hardliners, including security supremo Nafi'e Ali Nafi'e and Bakri Hassan Salih, sign 'Memo of Ten' against Turabi; all later side with Omer...


The men in charge

Bakri Hassan Salih: Advisor and Presidency Minister (nc): paratrooper; took army HQ in 1989 coup; a chief gatekeeper; ex-security supremo; personally interrogated prisoners, including botanist Farouk Mohamed Ibrahim, accused of teaching theory of evolution; ex-Interior Minister; Group of 10...


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