Sudan's Winter Revolution: The uprising and the way forward

by Hashem Mekki  |  March 15, 2019  |  ARTICLES

Many politicians and ordinary citizens in the United States and other countries in the Western hemisphere have been following the political turmoil and human rights violations against ordinary citizens in Venezuela. However, what many might not have heard of is that in Sudan, people have been oppressed and their civil liberties have been violated for half a century. The Republic of the Sudan is a country in Northeast Africa where Islamic-oriented military regimes have dominated national politics since independence in the 1950s. Sudan is on the brink of a seismic political change as peaceful protesters march throughout its cities and the seat of power in the cosmopolitan capital Khartoum.

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