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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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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)...


Omer the outlaw

JEM chief Khalil Ibrahim Mohamed was once an NIF minister, while Hassan Abdullah el Turabi has blessed the talks and is close to some Qatari sheikhs...


New politics, new threats

It was led by Hassan Abdullah el Turabi, who on 12 January declared that the man he had put in the Palace, Omer el Beshir, 'should assume responsibility for whatever is happening in Darfur, displacement, burning all the villages, rapes, I mean systematic rapes, continuously, I mean on a wide scale and the killing'...


Khartoum's bankers

The attempt on Mubarak triggered United Nations' sanctions against the National Islamic Front regime, then led by Hassan el Turabi (see Feature)...


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