‘We are no longer scared of death’: Sudanese women lead the uprising

Women activists are playing key roles in the popular uprising which has been shaking Sudan since December 2018. Sudanese activist Fatima Joda writes on her experience of seeing protests brutally repressed by the El Bashir regime’s security forces for Middle East Solidarity magazine. Read more on the background here. Find ideas for actions you can…

Join the protests in solidarity with Sudan uprising, 9 February

Sudanese activists will be organising protests in Liverpool and London on 9 February, as trade unionists across the country are moblising in solidarity with their demands for democratic change and social justice. Sudanese refugees in Liverpool will gather at Lime Street station at 1pm, while Sudanese activists will also gather in Trafalgar Square in London…

Sudan: Over 50 killed in crackdown on fuel protests

Protests have been spreading across Sudan over the last week over cuts to fuel subsidies imposed by the regime of Omar al-Bashir. The video below shows demonstrators marching in the street chanting “Freedom” – hurriya. They have been met with brutal force by the Sudanese authorities, with at least 50 shot dead by the police…

Publication: “Still fighting for social justice”

Still fighting for social justice… How workers in the Middle East are resisting neo-liberalism, austerity and privatisation By Jonathan Maunder and Anne Alexander In 2011, when revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt toppled dictators, British government ministers rushed to congratulate the Tunisian and Egyptian people on their democratic achievements. Two years later, they are forcing an…