Sudan: Thousands March Demanding Fulfilling of Revolution’s Goals

Pavan Kulkarni Sudanese protesters atop a train on April 23, 2019 days after Omar al-Bashir was forced to step down. Photo: Ozan Kose / AFP Thousands of protesters took to the streets in Sudan’s capital Khartoum on Wednesday, December 25, to mark the anniversary of the massive march led by the Sudanese Professionals’ Association (SPA)…

Sudan Withdraws 10,000 Troops from Yemen

Peoples Dispatch Prime minister Abdallah Hamdok announced the withdrawal of the Sudanese soldiers on December 8. The prime minister of the transitional government of Sudan, Abdallah Hamdok, announced on December 8, Sunday, that the country has withdrawn two-thirds of its forces from Yemen. According to him, 10,000 of the 15,000 Sudanese soldiers deployed in Yemen…

Six Months After Khartoum Massacre, Justice Remains Elusive

Pavan Kulkarni Thousands of protesters demanded that the Khartoum massacre of December 3 be treated as a crime against humanity. December 3 marked six months since the horrific massacre of Khartoum in Sudan in which over 120 protesters were brutally killed by a militia associated with the ruling junta. A transitional government is now in…

Sudan: Demands for Justice and Accountability Remain Unmet

Pavan KulkarniMass rally against Bashir’s party held on the 55th anniversary of 1964 October Revolution. (Photo: Radio Dabanga) On October 21, tens of thousands of Sudanese took to the streets, demanding a ban on the party of ousted president Omar al-Bashir and justice for the victims of the June 3 massacre It’s been over two…

Formation of Sovereignty Council in Sudan Postponed by Two Days

Peoples Dispatch Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, the vice-president of the Military Junta and the head of the Rapid Support Forces militia was selected to sit in the sovereignty council. The formation of the sovereignty council, the highest body in the transitional government set to rule Sudan for a period of three years and three months, has…

Sudanese Opposition Alliance Selects PM for the Transitional Period

Peoples Dispatch Abdullah Hamdok will be sworn in on August 21. In the first step towards implementing the power sharing agreement between the military junta and the Sudanese civilian opposition alliance, the latter chose the prime minister for the transitional period yesterday. Known as the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces (DFCF), this alliance of…

Sudan Transition May Work

The agreement reached between civilians and the Sudanese military to share power in a three-year transitional government has a good chance to succeed if peace agreements can be finalized with armed groups in the next six months, said Ahmed Kadouda, a Sudanese national and researcher at George Washington University. Peace and structural reforms are necessary…

Sudanese Communist Party Rejects Agreement with Military

Peoples Dispatch Several sections of the Sudanese protesters are against the agreement that was reached on August 4. Photo: AFP Yesterday August 4, an agreement on the composition of the transitional government and the power-relations among its different bodies was reached between a section of Sudan’s civilian opposition and the military junta. This agreement was…

Sudanese Security Forces Open Fire on Protesters

Pavan Kulkarni Sudanese security forces opened fire on a demonstration today July 29 just a day before talks are scheduled to resume between sections of the opposition coalition and the military junta. The Sudan Doctors Committee (SDC) reported that four were killed and several others were injured. According to the statement released by the SDC,…