thirty years Ago, he had a military coup with the help of the military and of Iran to Power. In Sudan he established a rigid Islamist Regime. Osama bin Laden was a welcome guest. Against the rebels of the mainly Christian South of the country he led to independence in 2011, a bloody civil war. The uprising in the province of Darfur, he hit with all the hardness. At least 300,000 people were killed there, according to Amnesty International, poison gas was used.
on the grounds of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes, the International criminal court, adopted in The Hague to issue an arrest warrant against Omar al Bashir. It was the first against a sitting head of state. Now the end of the Power of the 75-Year-old. After week-long protests against his rule, the military had changed gradually to the sides. One of the most evil despots of Africa is soon history. In the streets of the capital, Khartoum, party atmosphere.
A picture went around the world, which was the Symbol of the Revolution. It is Alaa Salah, a 22-year-old woman, wrapped in white costume, standing on a car, and the demonstrators are cheering for. Especially the women in Sudan have suffered under the rule of al Baschirs. Now they form a powerful Element of the Opposition. With the memories, the helplessness returns
With the memories of helplessness returns
The images evoke memories of the "Arab spring" in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Syria. A week before the first protesters had forced Algeria to the resignation of President Abd al Aziz Bouteflika.daily mirror tomorrow location Free
to order But with the memories, the helplessness returns. Successful the insurgents were so far only in a single country, Tunisia. Everywhere else, the rebellions have either produced Chaos and civil wars (Libya, Syria) or to have led to a repeat of the authoritarian rule (Egypt).
This is due to the fact that the Opposition is inconsistent. Islamists, local and tribal leaders, labor and hopeless young people, women, human and civil rights and they can communicate quickly to the goal, to bring a ruler. But then the differences to break quickly.
economic crisis and high Inflation
On the dictatorship of the following Chaos, the Chaos gives birth to new dictators. Must it be so? Also, the Transformation in Sudan is extremely difficult. By the secession of the South, most of the oil Fields were lost. Exacerbated the ongoing crisis in the economy due to international sanctions and high Inflation. Whether with al-Bashir, whose Regime, in order to enable a true fresh start, is unclear. Fortunately, the military and the security apparatus seem to be intact and closed. In a transitional period until new elections you will have a stabilising role to play.More about
coup in the Sudan army ousted head of state, al Bashir
all This must be borne in mind, but must let the joyful presence of message does not go unheard. A Despot was overthrown, because the people found the courage to fight for the Power over their own future. This people has earned the German and European respect, as well as our solidarity.