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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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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...


Opposition in search of unity

Clerics gathered for the funeral of Episcopal Church of Sudan Bishop Joseph Marona Biringi on 25 September were astonished when Hassan el Turabi in town for the APPC arrived...


A return ticket for security chief Salah Gosh

' The Sudan Communist Party has also been declared 'infidel' which could be awkward since it is a leader of the new opposition alliance that includes the man who established Islamist rule Hassan Abdullah el Turabi...


Coup anniversary – 20 years of Islamist rule

As the Justice and Equality Movement (often known as 'Hassan el Turabi's armed wing') continues to be seen as the main rebel group the regime's godfather is a lurking presence whose return to the political frontline seems more possible after JEM's 2008 attack on the capital...

Hassan Abdullah el Turabi had failed to win a seat in Khartoum where the Sudan Communist Party won two...


Who's counting?

Northerners widely assume the census was rigged as was made clear last week at a meeting of a new (or renewed) alliance of 17 parties including the Umma Democratic Unionist Sudanese Communist and Popular Congress (Hassan el Turabi's) with the SPLM as observer...


New battles for Darfur

Conflicting signals Yet at the same time both JEM and officials from Khartoum were holding 'goodwill' talks in Qatar convincing many Sudanese that the Islamist movement was coming together again; Hassan Abdullah el Turabi Sudan's Islamist éminence grise and politically close to the JEM leadership called for unity among Islamists when he emerged from gaol on 9 March (he had been detained for calling for President Omer to be handed over the ICC)...


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