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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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The Tunis effect

However, back in Khartoum, not only had Hassan Abdullah el Turabi been arrested, as he so often is in times of difficulty (most notably in 1989, when the National Islamic Front that he headed seized power), NCP Deputy Chairman and security buff Nafi’e Ali Nafi’e was threatening that ‘we will deal with’ oppositionists ‘threatening people’s peace’ and they would be ‘burnt with fire’...


Freedom – North and South

When in 1999 the NIF nudged Hassan Abdullah el Turabi into the shadows and changed its name to NCP, it could project itself as no longer Islamist, without ever actually saying so...


Northern opposition faces increasing duress

They also question the NCF’s willingness to cooperate with Hassan Abdullah el Turabi’s Popular Congress Party, which ardently repressed the same opposition when Turabi ran the NIF...


A new strategy for Darfur

Déby’s government, meanwhile, hosted armed Darfur oppositionists, especially the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM), led by former NIF minister Khalil Ibrahim Mohamed, a relative of Déby’s seen as the protégé of NIF guru Hassan Abdullah el Turabi...


Oily alliances

In 2004, a senior Islamist told an AC source that the area concerned was an ‘Islamic’ oil area ‘reserved’ for Hassan el Turabi and his colleagues...


A good vote in Africa

The thrust of pre-NIF coup politics is indicated by the election of the two Sudan Communist Party leaders, Mohamed Ibrahim Nugud and the late Izz el Din Ali Amr, in Khartoum’s two richest constituencies and the failure of NIF leader Hassan Abdullah el Turabi to win a seat in Khartoum as other parties formed an alliance against him...


An election victory that widens the North-South gap

That will be the post-electoral challenge for the Consensus Forces, which were unable to maintain their consensus enough even to boycott a poll they had all agreed was rigged in advance (including Hassan Abdullah el Turabi and his Popular Congress Party, who surprised few by rejecting the boycott by the opposition of which he was theoretically part)...


Doubts over Darfur

Though JEM says it wants democracy and even, sometimes, political secularism, many see it as ‘the armed wing of the Popular Congress Party’ – the PCP of Hassan Abdullah el Turabi...

However, from SPLM to the Umma Party, no one has forgotten that Hassan el Turabi was the real leader of a regime that killed or tortured tens of thousands of Sudanese...


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