On Sudan’s transition, expert opinion raises the question of whether Nigeria’s militarised democratic experiment should serve as a lesson.
Sudan articles on Democracy Chronicles
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.
An interesting article in Democracy Digest looks at the challenges to democratic transition in Sudan post-coup in April 2019 and the transition debacle.
Recent protests from Hong Kong and Sudan to Central and Eastern Europe demonstrate that large numbers of people around the world still want democracy.
Sudan’s military council and coalition of opposition and protest groups reached an agreement to share power during a transition period leading to elections.
Sunday’s march could become a pivotal moment in Sudan’s six-month-old uprising that brought down longtime ruler Omar Hassan al-Bashir.
Sudanese protesters were hopeful that the ouster of former president Omar al-Bashir would signal a break from 30 years of abuses.
Sudan’s protest movement accepted Ethiopian road map for civilian-led transitional government, after a months-long standoff with country’s military rulers.
Sudan plan night marches an attempt to pressure military for return to civilian rule. Security forces this month crushed a weeks-long sit in by protesters.
Ex-dictator’s corruption charges are the first step in an anti-corruption process built on democratic institutions and respect for human rights.
Civil disobedience campaign in Sudanese capital Khartoum is impeding aid from flowing to flood-stricken victims in the northern Darfur region.