Sudan’s regime strikes back

Image courtesy of artist Khalid alBaih Feature article from the summer 2019 issue of Middle East Solidarity magazine. Download a pdf or order a print copy here Bolstered by the support of their regional allies, El Bashir’s generals are trying to snuff out the mass movement, warns Anne Alexander For nearly two months, thousands of…

Education unions condemn arrest of Sudanese teachers’ leader

The arrest and disappearance of Yassin Hassan Abdelkarim, president of the Sudanese Teachers’ Committee on 28 June has drawn strong condemnation from the University and College Union (UCU) and International Solidarity Officers in the NEU teachers’ union. Paul Cottrell, acting General Secretary of UCU wrote to the Sudanese ambassador calling for Yassin’s immediate release after…

Photo-story: International protests condemn massacres in Sudan

Demonstrators gathered in cities around the world over the past week to call for justice for Sudanese activists killed, raped and injured in a merciless crackdown by militias and troops affiliated with the Transitional Military Council. According to a report by the Central Committee of Sudan Doctors, the number of documented killing stood at over…

Stop the massacre in Sudan: Emergency protests in Ireland and UK

Sudanese activists have called emergency protests in London and Dublin on 4 and 8 June after the Transitional Military Council sent troops to attack protest camps killing at least 35 people and injuring hundreds. In Sudan opposition Declaration of Freedom and Change forces have called for an open-ended strike and civil disobedience until the fall…