Omar al-Bashir

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Jun 30th, 2013
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By Salah Shuaib The consistent opposition against Bashir’s regime is inevitably going to escalate in the coming months. But there is a question which should be raised: How could we deal with a new political atmosphere if the regime is fully collapsed? A number of writers and pundits believe that comp...
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Jun 28th, 2013
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In Sudan’s Rebel-Held Nuba Mountains, War Rages On BY TRISTAN MCCONNELL SOUTH KORDOFAN, SUDAN — The squat, tin-roofed buildings of the Mother of Mercy Hospital lie surrounded by rocky hills in a natural amphitheater in Sudan’s rebel-held Nuba Mountains. The hospital was made for 80 patients, bu...
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Jun 28th, 2013
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By Mahmoud A. Suleiman In remembrance of the fateful coup d’état, all the components of the Sudanese people will join the ranks in the National Campaign to Topple the National Congress Party (NCP) regime. Ironically, news media reported that the Egyptian youth have planned to end the rule of the Musl...
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Jun 28th, 2013
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“The students go to class, and when they hear the Antonovs coming they run to hide in the caves.” This is how a teacher describes a typical school day for children in Acheron, a village in Sudan’s Nuba Mountains in South Kordofan State. With the Nuba Mountains now entering a third year of genocidal j...
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Jun 13th, 2013
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By Jacky Mamou, and David Khalfa, Ten years, that makes ten years, that the people of Darfur have endured such suffering that the Secretary General of the United Nations, Koffi Anan, decried the situation as “hell on Earth” in 2004. The leaders of the Sudan, in the face of a defiant rebellion, launch...
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Jun 10th, 2013
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By Zechariah Manyok Biar In his usual emotional way of dealing with important national and international issues, the President of the Republic of the Sudan Field Marshal Omer al Bashir announced in a rally on June 8, 2013 that he has ordered his Minister of Petroleum to block the flow of oil from the...
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Apr 29th, 2013
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By Luka Biong Deng* It seemed the moderates within Sudan’s ruling NCP eventually prevailed over the hardliners, allowing for president Omar el-Bashir’s visit to Juba to go ahead. This is a positive sign. However, the visit was also necessitated by other factors. These included the diplomatic embarras...
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Apr 8th, 2013
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By Suzanne Jambo The South Sudanese economy been set back by severe austerity measures for close to two years now; almost since our Independence in July 2011. Much of the real causes of these austerity measures maybe of high(est) speculations, but also not precluding extremely high level of corruptio...
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Apr 8th, 2013
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(Reuters) – A Sudanese court sentenced nine army officers to prison terms of up to five years on Sunday for their role in an alleged coup attempt against President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, a lawyer said. In November, Sudan arrested its former spy chief Salah Gosh and other senior military and sec...
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Apr 5th, 2013
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By David Bosco, Almost 15 years ago, delegates from more than 100 countries gathered in a crowded conference room in Rome, cheering, chanting and even shedding a few tears. After weeks of tense negotiations, they had drafted a charter for a permanent court tasked with prosecuting genocide, crimes aga...