Category: Sudan

Sudan Spring: Lessons from ‘revolutionary’ transition

     

Sudanese women were key political players from the beginning of protests in December 2018, and they have continued to be politically represented post-conflict. Indeed, it is the early political power… Read more »

Sudan accused of masterminding lethal attacks on civil society protests

     

Sudanese security forces systematically planned and coordinated a series of deadly attacks that killed up to 241 pro-democracy protesters and injured hundreds more at a Khartoum sit-in last year, an inquiry has found,… Read more »

RSF militia casts a shadow over Sudan’s transition hopes

     

Despite government efforts to wrestle the gold industry away from Sudan’s security services, questions remain about whether the country can transition to democracy while the politically powerful Rapid Support Forces,… Read more »

How to consolidate Sudan’s transition

     

The 2019 Sudanese uprising has led to a transitional government with a civil and military component. Consolidating a democratic transition will depend on the civil component’s ability to establish its… Read more »

‘No such thing as illiberal democracy’?

     

The rise of populism has made it fashionable among political scientists and the general public to argue that there are fewer differences between democracies and autocracies than previously thought, according… Read more »

Sudan’s transition ‘a once in a lifetime opportunity’

     

The international community must immediately boost its support to Sudan to accelerate its democratic transition, allowing it to sustain peace and accelerate much-need development, said the Head of the United… Read more »