Sudan: The Second Wave Of Revolt

By Sara Abbas, Red Pepper. -

The second wave of revolts in the Middle East and North Africa (the ‘MENA’ region) began in Sudan, in December 2018. This is interesting when looked at in the context of a decade of dissent in [...]

Bullets Are Not The Seeds Of Life

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

On 9 October 2020, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the United Nations’ World Food Programme. In the citation for the award, the Norwegian Nobel Committee pointed to the ‘link between hunger [...]

Working To Protect Day And Night

By Staff, -

How did Nonviolent Peaceforce respond when South Sudanese women reported facing assault, harassment and robbery on their way to and from the market at night? Our peacekeepers came up with a [...]

2019 Protests From North, West, East And Southern Africa

2019 had her fair share of protests from North, West, East and Southern Africa. The reasons for these protests were largely political, followed by economic and then demand for human rights in [...]

Tens Of Thousands Rally Against Former Ruling Party In Sudan

By Khalid Abdelaziz, -

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Sudanese demonstrated in Khartoum and other cities on Monday to call for the former ruling party to be dissolved and for ex-officials to be put on trial. [...]

“We Are In The Next Phase Of The Struggle”

By Gabriel Moyssen, -

The negotiations between the Transitional Military Council (TMC) and the opposition in Sudan—interrupted after the crackdown on protests in Khartoum on June 3—will resume towards the [...]

The Victories – And Continuing Struggles – Of Women In Sudan

By Nada Mustafa Ali, -

One of the most popular images from Sudan’s protests that led to the overthrow of Omar al-Bashir is that of Alaa Salah – a young, female university student. The image of her speaking to a crowd [...]

Sudan’s Protesters Find New Tactics For Civil Disobedience

By Kaamil Ahmed, Middle East Eye. -

Build the barricades, then run. The message from protest leaders to the young Sudanese on the streets of the capital has been consistent ahead of Sunday's call to began a comprehensive campaign [...]

Call For Solidarity With The Rebellious People Of Sudan

By Black Autonomy Network, It's Going Down -

Since the middle of December last year there has been an ongoing revolt in Sudan. This outbreak of rebellion a continuation of earlier struggles against the regime of Omar al-Bashir. In April, [...]

Sudan Protesters Demand ‘Immediate’ Civilian Rule

By Jay Deshmukh and Abdelmoneim Abu Idris Ali, -

Khartoum (AFP) - Sudanese protesters on Sunday demanded the country's military rulers "immediately" hand power over to a civilian government that should then bring ousted leader Omar al-Bashir to [...]

Repression Strengthens Mass Movement Aiming To Topple Sudan’s Dictator

By Phil Wilmot, -

Doctors, pharmacists, engineers, teachers, physicians, lawyers — in just about any country such professionals are among the privileged class. But in Sudan, they are not much better off than blue [...]

The Sudan Uprising: “This Is A People’s Revolution”

By Mohammed Elnaiem, -

If a hospital is not a sanctuary for an injured person, what is? And what level of hatred, what kind of viciousness can be satisfied by the attempt to ensure that a protester die twice? On [...]

Three Major Famines On Earth. Where Are They?

By Jack Healey, -

By Jack Healey for Huffington Post - To be an American in the world today is to be a citizen of a country rapidly losing its place as a global leader in foreign aid, foreign assistance and even [...]

Newsletter: The Problem Isn’t Trump, It’s Bigger

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. The awakening of mass protests against Donald Trump’s executive orders and appointments could become a real movement, but it must [...]

Collapse Of America’s Great African Experiment

By Nick Turse, -

On return from his recent reporting trip to Africa, Nick Turse told me the following tale, which catches something of the nature of our battered world. At a hotel bar in Juba, the capital of [...]

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