Sudan’s Hijacked Revolution: It’s Not Over!

Hussam AbdelKareem The new wave of demonstrations in Sudan: On September 30, tens of thousands of Sudanese took to the streets in Khartoum calling for democracy and civilian state and chanting against the military leaders who control the government through the “Sovereignty Council”. Sudan’s revolution was remarkable. It was 111 days of persistent acts of…

Protesters in Sudan Demand Exclusive Civilian Control of Transitional Government

Peoples Dispatch (Photo: Sudanese Communist Party) Following a failed coup attempt last week, political parties in Sudan have accused the military of trying to take full control of the transitional government formed in 2019. The transitional government is made up of both civilian and military members Denouncing what they called a bid by the military…

Sudan: Revolution, Imperialism and Solidarity

Peoples Voice Part two of our exclusive interview with the Sudanese Communist Party  Part I: Sudan: A Revolution in the Making People’s Voice interviewed Elfadil Elhashmi, an activist in the Sudanese Communist Party, to discuss the ongoing struggle for democracy, secularism and progress in that country. The following is the second of that two-part interview,…

Sudan: A Revolution in the Making

Peoples Voice Exclusive interview with the Sudanese Communist Party  Sudan drew global attention throughout 2019, as the people rose up against the corrupt and repressive regime of Omar al-Bashir. The uprising was celebrated for opening a transition to democracy and secularism, but that transition is far from complete. People’s Voice interviewed Elfadil Elhashmi, an activist…

Challenges of Water Sharing in the Nile Basin: Critical Moments Approaching

Viktor Mikhin Egypt and Sudan are supposed to adhere to a binding agreement on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), even amidst reports that Addis Ababa, for a second year, will fill its reservoir with less water than had previously been planned, several international experts say. Just three weeks before the second planned year for…

Prelude to War? US/NATO, Egypt, and Ethiopian Sovereignty

Ann Garrison Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Ethiopian American activist and community organizer Benyam Kitaw tells Ann Garrison that US hostility toward Ethiopia could lead to further sanctions, economic pressure, and perhaps even war. “The primary issue is Ethiopian sovereignty vs. US/NATO military hegemony.” Ethiopia is a nation of more than 112 million people, the second…

Sudanese Protesters Mark Second Anniversary of Army Massacre, Demand Justice

Peoples Dispatch (Photo: Radio Dabanga/Twitter) Hundreds of protesters were seen carrying the national flag and banners as they marched across the capital Khartoum to the cabinet building and the public prosecutor’s office Hundreds took to the streets in Sudan’s capital Khartoum on Thursday, June 3 to honor those who were killed when the Sudanese army…

Sudan: The Second Wave of Revolt

Sara Abbas The not-yet-triumphant Sudan popular uprising was both sophisticated and thorough; it tried to learn from past mistakes and internalize lessons from revolutions of the first wave and elsewhere. “By 2012 all hope for reform by the regime had been lost.” The second wave of revolts in the Middle East and North Africa (the…