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Dr Hassan Abdullah el Turabi

Date of Birth: 01/02/1932
Place of Birth: Kassala, Eastern Sudan
Died: 05/03/2016


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Diplomats down, spies up

The leader of the group is the President's former assistant Nafie Ali Nafie, an NCP power-broker El Beshir sidelined in recent years (AC Vol 57 No 6, The power struggle after Hassan el Turabi)...


Money and the military

Germany, whose Chancellor Angela Merkel on 31 December said that 'Islamist terrorism' was the greatest threat to her country is, like Britain, trying to use Khartoum to block African migration (AC Vol 57 No 6, The power struggle after Hassan el Turabi)...


Separating mosque and state

It is the top investor in Tunisia after France but its long support for Ghannouchi and other Islamists linked to the Muslim Brotherhood has strained relations with secular politicians (AC Vol 57 No 6, The power struggle after Hassan el Turabi)...


Darfur votes under fire

This follows the shock-waves around the death of its godfather, Hassan Abdullah el Turabi (AC Vol 57 No 6, Can't stay, can't go)...


The power struggle after Hassan el Turabi

When Hassan Abdullah el Turabi, the man who had presided over the Islamist movement in his country for five decades, died on 5 March, his dream of a Sudanese Islamic state may have died with him...

Hassan el Turabi: Life and death • 1932: Born Kassala, Eastern Sudan, son of a Sufi scholar and judge...


Turabi sans papiers

Paris last month refused a visa to the Islamist regime's founder, Hassan el Turabi, Africa Confidential hears...


Dialogue of empty chairs

Many see Khartoum's hand in the sudden change, especially that of Hassan Abdullah el Turabi, an enthusiastic participant at the regime's National Dialogue in Khartoum...

There, the only Sudanese party apart from the ruling National Congress Party was that of Omer's former boss, godfather of the National Islamic Front Hassan el Turabi...


Why the peacekeepers stay in Darfur

OppositionThe three leading Darfur insurgent organisations joined the armed opposition alliance, the Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF), in 2011: • Justice and Equality Movement: issued first statement November 2001, as Sudanese Justice and Equality Movement; JEM led 2001-11 by Khalil Ibrahim Mohamed, former minister in NIF regime; main stated aim: to end marginalisation and racism nationally; founders mostly disaffected Zaghawa Kobe from Hassan Abdullah el Turabi's NIF; December 2011, Khalil killed in air attack; his brother, Gibreel Ibrahim Mohamed, elected Chairman; JEM refused to sign 2006 Darfur Peace Agreement (DPA); May 2008, it attacked Omdurman; in 2011, it joined SRF; most recent clashes with government in April in Goz Dango, south-west of Nyala...


The President’s new clothes

The other seats are held either by NCP dissidents or by 'tawali' parties ('appendages'), a term coined by the NCP's godfather, Hassan el Turabi...


Fresh doubts over polls

The regime's original plan for National Dialogue involved a 'seven-plus-seven' formula that included parties ostensibly in opposition but close to the NCP, such as Hassan Abdullah el Turabi's Popular Congress Party, which left the NCP in 1999-2000...


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