Sudan’s workers on the march for their rights

The revolution in Sudan got rid of dictator Omar El Bashir, but workers are still fighting for basic rights to organise. Activists from Sudan Labour Bulletin are on the frontline of mobilising solidarity with their struggles for dignity. They spoke to Anne Alexander for this interview. This article is from the new issue of Middle…

Refugee sit-in in Sudan dispersed, activists appeal for solidarity

Sudanese police forced a sit-in by refugees in Khartoum to disperse on 15 December. Activists from Sudan Labour Bulletin explain why solidarity with refugees is a crucial task for Sudanese revolutionaries.  Late on 15 December, a two-month long sit-in by refugees in front of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)…

Stand with Fadila: solidarity is not a crime

Moroccan youth and feminist activists are appealing for international solidarity with Fadila al-Makhloufi, a member of Al-Mussawah (Equality) feminist group and the Youth Challenge Movement after her arrest and detention on 22 October. Fadila was interrogated by the Royal Gendarmerie and investigated by the General Prosecutor in Tinghir, in the south east of Morocco in…

Kenana strike ends after workers win some concessions

Workers at Kenana Sugar Company have returned to work after more than a month on strike in what has become the longest-running walkout in Sudanese history. An agreement signed off by company representatives, local and national government officials, a senior politician in the Forces of Freedom and Change and two members of the Initiative for…

Sudanese activists appeal for solidarity after Nile floods disaster

Devastating floods caused by extremely heavy rains in Ethiopia and Sudan have left hundreds of thousands homeless in Sudan. Middle East Solidarity spoke to Marwa Kessinger who is one of the many Sudanese activists abroad who is mobilising support and solidarity for those affected. “Sudan is experiencing the highest floods on record since 1946. More…