Green Left spoke to Maysoon Elnigoumi, a member of the Sudanese community in Western Sydney, on June 9, to find out more about the grassroots responses to the humanitarian crisis. Susan Price reports.
2023 Sudanese war
Protesters marched in Meanjin/Brisbane for peace and justice in Sudan. Alex Bainbridge reports.
Members of the Sudanese diaspora in Britain, the United States, Canada and Australia launched an appeal on April 28 for “urgent humanitarian assistance, support and protection of civilians” in Sudan, reports Susan Price.
The Sudanese Communist Party welcomed the ceasefire between the army and the Rapid Support Forces but has warned against monopolisation of the peace process by United States and Saudi Arabia, reports Pavan Kulkarni.
Following the outbreak of fighting in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, on April 15, between the Sudanese Armed Forces and the Rapid Support Forces/Janjaweed militia, The Civilian Front to Stop the War and Restore Democracy was launched on April 27, reports Susan Price. It brings together more than 80 civil society and political groups and 130 individual signatories.
As part of Green Left's coverage of the unfolding situation in Sudan we are sharing (with permission) this discussion between three Sudanese-Australian women about the situation on the ground, the background to the conflict and what the Australian government can do right now to support the people of Sudan.
Hoyam Abbas from the United Sudanese Revolutionary Forces Abroad on April 29 spoke to Susan Price about the humanitarian crisis unfolding in Sudan.