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Chief Spy of Sudan in Paris… WHAT IS New?

Chief Spy of Sudan in Paris… WHAT IS New? Rashid Saeed Yagoub  It is quite difficult to report on visits made by chiefs of security agencies of countries due to the secretive nature of such visits. The complexities begin with confirming whether the visit will take place or not and its time and schedule and […]

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 United Nations Security Council’s Accelerated Proposal for UNAMID Withdrawal: The Safety of Civilians in Darfur Is Not for Political Trade

Sudan Democracy First Group United Nations Security Council’s Accelerated Proposal for UNAMID Withdrawal: The Safety of Civilians in Darfur Is Not for Political Trade 1st June 2018 Earlier this week, reliable sources have confirmed to Sudan Democracy First Group (SDFG), that the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is holding discussions within itself, for a new proposal regarding the status of the United […]

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The Framework of the Public Order Laws in Sudan: Tools for Repression and Totalitarian Domination

Sudan Democracy First Group The Framework of the Public Order Laws in Sudan: Tools for Repression and Totalitarian Domination Sudan’s Public Order Law’s legal framework is composed of a set of legal provisions from the Sudanese Criminal Law Act and the Community Safety Act. It came into effect and was applied for the first time […]

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Manufacturing the Illusion of Stability in Sudan

Sudan Democracy First Group Press release:  New report in English from SDFG: Manufacturing the Illusion of Stability in Sudan (Khartoum/Kampala) 23 July 2017, Coinciding with the 28th anniversary of the National Islamic Front coup that brought the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) to power, Sudan Democracy First Group publishes an English version of its report […]

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Downsizing UNAMID: A Potentially Fatal Mistake

Sudan Democracy First Group (SDFG) Downsizing UNAMID: A Potentially Fatal Mistake 26 June 2017 The proposal to the UN Security Council (UNSC) to downsize the joint UN/AU Peacekeeping Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) is an open invitation to accelerate violence against civilians in Darfur. Based on a flawed diagnosis of the current challenge in Darfur by […]

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Can a peaceful political process in Sudan be revitalized through the AUHIP?

Sudan Democracy First Group Can a peaceful political process in Sudan be revitalized through the AUHIP? Challenges and Opportunities 17 February 2017 The African Union High Implementation Panel (AUHIP) headed by the South African President Thabu Mbeki, reinstated its efforts in dealing with Sudan’s multiple crises following a six-month gap from direct meetings.  The AUHIP […]

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Militias of Bashir’s Regime and the Proxy War

Throughout its rule, the National Congress Party (NCP) established an infamous reputation of relying heavily on militias outside of the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF), in managing its multiple wars in Darfur, Blue Nile, and South Kordofan/ Nuba Mountains. The regime bases their recruitment strategies on the politicizing of ethnic relations and the manipulations of tribal […]

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Militias of Bashir’s Regime and the Proxy War (1). War in the Blue Nile: Militias in the hunt of refugees and displaced population

Militias of Bashir’s Regime and the Proxy War (1) War in the Blue Nile: Militias in the hunt of refugees and displaced population [youtube_sc url=”https://youtu.be/OuIkdGugktw”]   Introduction Throughout its rule, the National Congress Party (NCP) established an infamous reputation of relying heavily on militias outside of the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF), in managing its multiple […]

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A continuation of Failure: The AUHIP sign a Unilateral Road Map Agreement with the NCP.

22 March 2016 On 21 March 2016 and in a clear violation and departure of the well-recognized international standard and ground rules of mediation and negotiation, the African Union High-Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP), headed by the former South African President Thabo Mbeki, signed, as a witness, a Road Map Agreement (RMA) with the Sudan’s ruling […]

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Sudan Religious Discrimination and the Quest for National Integration

14 March 2016 In the early morning of Friday 18th December 2015, forces from the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) arrested the two pastors Hassan Abdul Rahim Kodi and Telal Ngosi at their homes and took them to an unknown destination. The two pastors are senior clerics in the Church of Jesus Christ of […]