Sudan Solidarity Conference: Vicky Blake (UCU) – VIDEO

Over two hundred participants joined this online event co-organised by Sudanese Diaspora Roundtable UK, MENA Solidarity, UCU, NEU, Edinburgh TUC and other trade unions on 6 December. A full report from the conference will be published in due course, but we will be publishing video highlights from the plenary speeches in advance. If you’d like…

Sudan Solidarity Conference: Dr Samia al-Nagar VIDEO

Over two hundred participants joined this online event co-organised by Sudanese Diaspora Roundtable UK, MENA Solidarity, UCU, NEU, Edinburgh TUC and other trade unions on 6 December. A full report from the conference will be published in due course, but we will be publishing video highlights from the plenary speeches in advance. If you’d like…

Sudan Solidarity Conference: Chi Onwurah MP – VIDEO

Over two hundred participants joined this online event co-organised by Sudanese Diaspora Roundtable UK, MENA Solidarity, UCU, NEU, Edinburgh TUC and other trade unions on 6 December. A full report from the conference will be published in due course, but we will be publishing video highlights from the plenary speeches in advance. If you’d like…

Emergency Conference: Solidarity with the Sudanese Revolution

Join this online emergency solidarity conference to hear from Sudanese activists how you can support their struggle against military rule Sponsoring organisations: Sudanese Diaspora Roundtable UK, National Education Union (NEU), University and College Union (UCU), MENA Solidarity Network, Edinburgh TUC, West Midlands Unison, Redbridge TUC, London Fire Brigade Unison About this event Since 25 October,…

UPDATED: More arrests of Sudanese teachers as generals try to tighten grip on the state

While Western governments talk in behind-the-scenes negotations about the importance of democracy, Sudan’s generals are attempting to tighten their grip on the state, carrying out mass arrests of teachers and attacking protests organised by the independent teachers’ union, the Sudanese Teachers’ Committee (STC). According to the latest information another 13 teachers from South Darfur were…

Education unions raise alarm as Sudan military and militias beat and detain protesting teachers

Unions representing tens of thousands of workers in higher and further education have joined the calls for action in solidarity with the Sudanese popular uprising against military rule. Britain’s University and College Union (UCU) wrote to Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, condemning the military coup and calling for immediate action by the British government to stop…

Model motion: Solidarity with resistance to the coup in Sudan

This union branch notes:  The widespread popular resistance to the military coup in Sudan since 25 October 2021, including mass strikes, protests and civil disobedience The violent response by the armed forces and RSF militia to these peaceful protests opposing the seizure of power by the military, including the killing and beating of demonstrators and…

Powering the uprising: Sudan’s Resistance Committees

Activists guard a barricade on 2 November – photo via the Karray Resistance Committees Coordination When Sudan’s generals arrested the civilian members of the government and seized power on 25 October, they were confronted by a huge popular uprising. Mass strikes and civil disobedience spread across the country over the following days, and on 30…

‘No way back’ to military dictatorship declare Sudanese activists

By Anne Alexander and Irang Bak The coup launched by Sudanese military leaders on the morning of 25 October is being resisted by mass protests amid calls for total civil disobedience and a political general strike. After mass protests on 21 October, General Abdelfattah al-Burhan dissolved the government and military units took Prime Minister Abdalla…