Two years after al-Bashir was removed from power in Sudan, the victims of his crackdown on democracy protests still await justice.
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News about the struggle for democracy in Sudan. Sudan is not a functioning democracy. According to Freedom House, elections are "plagued by irregularities and failed to meet international standards, according to monitors from US and EU". Also check out our section on World Democracy and our articles on South Sudan or Africa.
Sudan is having a hard time making a democratic transition ever since Bashir was toppled. The U.S. is moving to stop Russia from derailing this process.
Al-Bashir used the cover of presidential power to avoid ICC arrest. Now he may be sent there to answer to crimes against humanity.
Sudan’s deep state still poses a threat to the democratic process and fixing the security question remains a priority for the transition to work, observers.
Ashley Quarcoo, an international development practitioner, probes Sudan’s trajectory to transition to democracy and possible inhibiting factors.
Al-Bashir’s lenient 2-year sentence to a “reform” facility leaves him at large for more egregious crimes including years of mass murder with impunity.
Sudan’s civilian-led transition under the leadership of H.E. Abdalla Hamdok has dismantled al Bashir’s corrupt junta regime in place since 1989.
The Atlantic Council’s Africa Center hosts Sudanese Prime Minister Thursday December 5, 2019, to discuss US-Sudan relations and transition in Sudan.
On Sudan’s transition, expert opinion raises the question of whether Nigeria’s militarised democratic experiment should serve as a lesson.
An interesting article in Democracy Digest looks at the challenges to democratic transition in Sudan post-coup in April 2019 and the transition debacle.