Home | News    Saturday 9 February 2013

Sudanese Communists resolved to continue dialogue with rebels

separation
increase
decrease
separation
separation

February 8, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese Communist Party (SCP) says that it is committed to continue dialogue with Sudanese rebel groups and confirmed having received a letter from the political party registrar about its position in a charter, signed last month, looking to topple the regime by military means.

Reacting to the letter of Political Parties Affairs Council (PPAC), SCP spokesperson Youssef Hussein said in a statement on Thursday that dialogue between the political forces is a "legitimate right".

"We declare that no retreat, no setback, no rebound from the principle of dialogue and negotiation with the [Sudanese] Revolutionary Front and all the opposition forces inside and outside Sudan," said the statement of the opposition party.

Sudan’s opposition parties are under huge pressure from the ruling National Congress Party and the security services, who have detained six leading signing the New Dawn Charter in Kampala in January with the rebel groups who are fighting against the Sudanese army in Blue Nile, Darfur and South Kordofan.

The director of the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) Mohamed Atta Abbas Al-Moula, officially asked the PPAC to ban four political parties including the SCP, saying the Charter they signed with the rebels violates the 2005 Interim Constitution, Criminal Code and Political Parties Act because it calls to topple the regime though civil and military means.

The Communist party spokesperson however pointed out that Sidiq Youssef, a member of the SCP central committee, signed the "draft of Kampala (charter) in his capacity as head of the (opposition) alliance delegation and not as representative of the Communist Party".

He further underlined that the Party had already criticised the "draft" of New Dawn Charter in many issues and reiterated that peaceful political struggle and the popular uprising are the right way to achieve democratic change in Sudan.

In an interview with Al-Sudani - a daily Arabic language newspaper - last week, SCP Secretary General, Mohamed Mukhtar Al-Khateib said they refuse to hold dialogue with the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) on the new constitution because of the lack of freedoms in the country and the continuation of war in different regions.

"You cannot participate in the constitution making process [when] a third of the Sudanese population are in war areas and in displacement camps," he added.

(ST)

Comments on the Sudan Tribune website must abide by the following rules. Contravention of these rules will lead to the user losing their Sudan Tribune account with immediate effect.

- No inciting violence
- No inappropriate or offensive language
- No racism, tribalism or sectarianism
- No inappropriate or derogatory remarks
- No deviation from the topic of the article
- No advertising, spamming or links
- No incomprehensible comments

Due to the unprecedented amount of racist and offensive language on the site, Sudan Tribune tries to vet all comments on the site.

There is now also a limit of 400 words per comment. If you want to express yourself in more detail than this allows, please e-mail your comment as an article to comment@sudantribune.com

Kind regards,

The Sudan Tribune editorial team.
  • 9 February 2013 20:24, by kamal

    Who taught Khartoum how to dialogued. They only know how to eat pool masir n fata hahahahaha

    repondre message

  • 9 February 2013 20:36, by kamal

    They are only looking for a way to trick Darfur to come on table, because they are defited.idiots

    repondre message

Comment on this article


 
 

The following ads are provided by Google. SudanTribune has no authority on it.


Sudan Tribune

Promote your Page too

Latest Comments & Analysis


Stocktaking the path of the 59th anniversary of Sudan’s independence 2015-01-25 08:33:41 By Mahmoud A. Suleiman January 24, 2014 - The primary purpose of this article, besides highlighting on the Sudanese Independence Day, is the following up the events that accompanied the years (...)

Critique of SPLM reunification agreement in Arusha 2015-01-23 06:33:49 By James Okuk January 23, 2014 - The Agreement on the Reunification of the SPLM that was signed in January 21, 2015 in Arusha, Tanzania, suggests three problematic tends despite the fact that it (...)

Why South Sudan elections must proceed on scheduled 2015-01-23 04:24:47 By Steve Paterno January 22, 2014 - South Sudan is preparing for the conduct of general elections as it is constitutionally mandated, within the period of May and June of this year. This, (...)


MORE








Latest Press Releases


Sudan’s Security Services raid and order closure of Mahmoud Mohamed Taha Cultural Centre 2015-01-24 03:41:41 African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (23 January 2015) At 11am on 18 January, the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) of Omdurman, Khartoum state, raided the Mahmoud (...)

Women groups announce their support for Sudan Call 2015-01-17 08:34:07 Position Statement from the Women’s Political Forces and Civil Society organizations and Groups on the Sudan Call To the People of Sudan We, the undersigned women, are fully motivated by our (...)

Norway grants US $1.9 million for humanitarian needs in Darfur 2014-12-16 06:47:08 The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) - KHARTOUM Norway helps provide nutritious food to malnourished families in Sudan 14 December 2014 KHARTOUM – The United Nations World Food Programme (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2015 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.