Politics

January 17, 2024 | Magdi Elgizouli 
Mobilization and Resistance in Sudan’s Uprising

Mobilization and Resistance in Sudan’s Uprising From neighbourhood committees to zanig queens Read the rift valley institute briefing paper here:…

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December 17, 2023 | Guido Lanfranchi, Anette Hoffmann
Kleptocracy versus democracy

Predatory security-business networks linked to armed groups have underpinned Sudan’s history of conflict and help sustain the present war. The…

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November 05, 2023 | Enrico Ille
Dynamics of destabilisation in development interventions in South Kordofan, 2005-2011

This working paper provides an analysis of development interventions in South Kordofan between 2005 and 2011, a period marked by…

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November 05, 2023 | Andrew McGregor
The third front: Sudan’s armed rebel movements join the war between the generals

This analysis discusses the armed rebel movements in Sudan and their potential involvement in the ongoing conflict between the Rapid…

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The price of life: revolutionary agency and political impasse in post-Bashir Sudan

This research paper explores the political transition in post-Bashir Sudan. The authors examine the crisis of authority and the emergence…

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November 04, 2023 | Stimson Center, Adam Day
Peacekeeping without a partner – a review of UNAMID’s political strategy in Darfur

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the political strategy employed by the United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID)…

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November 04, 2023 | Sharath Srinivasan
War by other means: the politics of peace negotiations in Sudan

This PhD thesis provides a detailed account of the politics of peace negotiations in Sudan, with a focus on the…

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Breaking the bank – how military control of the economy obstructs democracy in Sudan

This report provides evidence-based analysis of state-controlled enterprises and their ownership structures, revealing how military officials and their associates have…

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November 01, 2023 | Øystein H. Rolandsen
Guerrilla government: political changes in the Southern Sudan during the 1990s

This book recounts the main developments that shaped the conflict between the central government and the SPLM since the latter…

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Ruining a country, devastating its people – Accountability for serious violations of international human rights and humanitarian law in Sudan since 15 April 2023

The report sets out the context of the armed conflict in Sudan, the overarching legal framework that applies during the…

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