Sudan’s new government came to power after a people-driven process to oust former President Omar al-Bashir. It must be careful to place ordinary Sudanese at the centre of the reforms process.
The transitional government has achieved a monumental milestone, but peace agreements in Sudan have been known to fall apart quickly.
The people are frustrated with a reform agenda that is unfolding at snail’s pace.
Omar al-Bashir may be gone but Sudan still has a way to go before it enjoys a functioning democracy.
Remaining nonviolent despite enormous provocation made it difficult for the regime to depict the movement in a negative light
The ICC must not further destroy its credibility by cooperating with the sorts of bad actors who should be before a court themselves.
The African Union’s role in Sudan’s political crisis proves that it’s legal framework is strong enough to resolve regional disputes
Uganda’s police have powers to use excessive force on citizens.
The Janjaweed militia first came into play when Omar al-Bashir’s government deployed it in Darfur
There are challenges that Sudan must overcome before power is transferred to its people.
Urban public spaces may be built to represent governments, but often become sites of protest.
There are concerns that the transition to civilian rule in Sudan won’t be smooth.
The time for fundamental political reforms in Sudan is now with the end of al-Bashir’s rule.
Sudanese protesters against al-Bashir’s regime have scored an important victory. But there’s a long way to go before democracy is restored.
Sudan’s academics have been instrumental in bringing regime change and negotiating transitions.
Fed up with the high cost of living, and an oppressive state, the people of Sudan are rising up against their president.
The uprising in Sudan has weakened the authority of President Omar al-Bashir and political Islam in the country.