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…

Sit-ins spread on Sudan protest anniversary

Anne Alexander This is an article from the current issue of Middle East Solidarity magazine – help us continue our work by donating £2 for a digital copy online Sudan’s revolutionary movement has surged ahead with renewed confidence as marches to commemorate the one year anniversary of the ‘March of Millions on 30 June 2019…

‘Covid 19 has exposed injustice globally’

Systematic failures in the NHS are risking the lives of Sudanese health workers in the UK, Dr Sara Abdelgalil explains. Meanwhile they also continue to mobilise in solidarity with the ongoing revolution and the battle against Covid 19 in Sudan. This is an article from the current issue of Middle East Solidarity magazine – help…

Sudan: filling the gap when the state fails

A year after the revolution forced out dictator El Bashir Sudan’s activists are bracing themselves for the pandemic, report Anne Alexander and Irang Bak. This is an article from the current issue of Middle East Solidarity magazine – help us continue our work by donating £2 for a digital copy online  A year ago Sudan’s…

Sudan rises: one year on – in pictures

Hundreds of thousands turned out to mark a year since the beginning of the revolution in Sudan, with mass protests in Khartoum, Port Sudan, El Obeid, Atbara and many other cities on 19 December. Meanwhile government ministries, such as the Ministry of Higher Education commemorated the martyrs by hanging out huge banners and posters.

Sudan: ‘We are still struggling with the deep state’

Middle East Solidarity spoke to Dr Sara Abdelgalil, president of the Sudan Doctors’ Union, UK branch, about the ongoing struggle for peace, freedom and justice following the signing of an agreement for a transition to a civilian government earlier this year. Does the agreement over the government during the transitional period meet the demands of…