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 affiliations, as well as offering financial temptations to new recruits. The reliance on these militias increased steadily within re...
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The convening of the Sudanese Civil Society Initiative (CSI) General Assembly is a step in the right direction

The convening of the Sudanese Civil Society Initiative (CSI) General Assembly is a step in the right direction Dr. Amin Maki Madani; President of the CSI and a member of the Board of Directors of SDFG Date: 14 January 2016 Sudan Democracy First Group (SDFG) congratulates the Sudanese Civil Society Initiative (CSI) on convening its first General Assembly and the election of its new Executive Committee on 3 January 2017. SDFG extends congratulations to the members of the Executive Committee...
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DISPLACEMENT IN SUDAN

The Sudan is home to more internally displaced persons than any other country in the world.   The Sudan is home to more internally displaced persons than any other country in the world, with nearly 4.3 million people displaced after many years of conflict.1 Flooding, undernutrition, lack of sanitation and health care and inadequate education, as well as direct threats from violent conflict, continue to be the reality for many Sudanese. The spectre of secession by Southern Sudan via a refe...
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