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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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Brothers reunited

Those who thought that the 1999 split in the National Islamic front, when Hassan Abdullah el Turabi was officially sidelined, would seriously change Khartoum’s Islamist regime might be surprised to see leaders from each faction appearing together at an international Islamist conference in London...

Presidential Religious affairs advisor Ahmed Ali el Imam from the dominant National Congress (NC) and Beshir Adam Rahma from Hassan el Turabi’s Popular National Congress (PNC) are to speak at the Centre for the Study of Terrorism (CFSOt) on 17-18 October...

Like Hassan el Turabi, he is often arrested, most recently after the Justice and Equality Movement attacked Omdurman in May...


War crimes

That is what Khartoum did to Hassan Abdullah el Turabi in 1999-2000 when it faced heavy foreign pressure...


Battle of Omdurman

' One architect of this securocracy, veteran NIF leader Hassan Abdullah el Turabi, was arrested in a dawn raid on 12 May, ostensibly for sponsoring the JEM attack, and held for a day...


Who is JEM?

When the NIF turned into the National Congress and (Hassan el Turabi's) Popular National Congress in 2000, Khalil went to the Netherlands to specialise in community medicine, while trying to coordinate with ex-NIF colleagues in the Darfur opposition...


The real dividing line

The man who preceded (and shadowed) Lam Akol Ajawin as Foreign Affairs Minister is a regime stalwart: he was founding Deputy Secretary General of Hassan Abdullah el Turabi's 'Islamist International', the Popular Arab Islamic Conference (PAIC) in 1990, now seen as the cradle of Al Qaida (AC Vol 42 No 4)...


Year of the rat

Up to a point, this has worked well for Beijing: President Omer and the NC are still in power, having sidelined key Islamist leader Hassan el Turabi in 1999, but Omer has not proved a pliant leader...


Who's Who in the war and peace talks

JEM: largely Zaghawa and/or Islamist, seen as close to NIF ex-leader Hassan Abdullah el Turabi; JEM operates in north-east Chadian-Sudanese border area; close to some Chadian Zaghawa; recently some military action in West and South Darfur...


Smokescreen

Smile' was founding Secretary General of Hassan el Turabi's Popular Arab Islamic Conference (PAIC), the Khartoum precursor of Al Qaida...


Sanction action

Khalil, a lawyer and former NIF minister, is widely seen as close to its Islamist founding guru, Hassan el Turabi...


Caught in the act

This would have been inconceivable in the 1990s, when Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak accused the NIF (and specifically Hassan Abdullah el Turabi) of the assassination attempt on him in Addis Ababa in 1995 or when President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir described Saudi Arabian King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz al Saud as unfit to be Guardian of the Two Holy Places (Mecca and Medina)...


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