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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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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...


To vote, talk or fight

Many are still suspicious of JEM's NCP roots and its links to Hassan Abdullah el Turabi whose Popular Congress Party is unlike several other Islamist splinters not boycotting the elections...


More presidential powers

Another faction Hassan el Turabi's Popular Congress Party was still on board as AC went to press but the NCP's veteran guru was brandishing his legal credentials to complain about the constitutional amendments...


Security leaks and party splits

As Hassan Abdullah el Turabi the father of Sudanese Islamism used to tell Western visitors 'We know you better than you know us'...


Opposition beams, Khartoum glowers

Hassan Abdullah el Turabi is also from the seven 'opposition' parties while the other seven are from the ruling National Congress Party (NCP)...


Unhappy birthday

'The regime is being dismantled' a former senior official close to the 82-year-old Islamist guru Hassan Abdullah el Turabi told Africa Confidential...

Hassan el Turabi has regained much power say diverse sources...

When Omer el Beshir and Hassan el Turabi seized power in 1989 few believed Islamists could stay in power...


Political parties and the government

• Popular Congress Party: led by Hassan Abdullah el Turabi; Deputy SG Ibrahim el Senoussi (once active in Popular Arab Islamic Congress see Box Sudan's Islamist regime: key dates) Beshir Adam Rahama Kamal Omer Abdel Salam...


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