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Islamic Movement (IM)

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The secretary general of the Islamic Movement AL-Zubair Ahmad Al-Hassan during his interview with Blue Nile TV on 19 November

Established: 1999, Khartoum, Sudan

Politics Islamism

Political Affiliations: Sudan’s ruling National Congress Party (NCP)

Leadership


Background to the Islamic Movement

The Islamic Movement (IM) was created by Sudan’s ruling National Congress Party (NCP), following the 1999 schism with its former leader Hassan Al-Turabi and his supporters who formed the Popular Congress Party (PCP).

The IM was designed to exist as a parallel and broader political base to support the Islamist orientation of the NCP regime and rally Sufi and radical Islamist groups under its umbrella, while excluding the PCP.

Sudan’s ruling NCP dominates the IM with Sudan’s NCP Vice President Ali Osman Mohammed Taha serving as it’s Secretary General from 2004 until 2012.


IM General Conferences

The IM General Conference is held every four years.

8th General Conference - 16-17 November 2012

At the meeting was decided that Mahdi Ibrahim was the replace as Ibrahim Ahmad Omer the Chairman of the IM’s Shura Council.

Alzubair Ahmad Al-Hassan was elected as the new Secretary General replacing Ali Osman Mohammed Taha.

For more details see: 8th Islamic Movement General Conference - 16-17 Nov. 2012


General Conference 2008

At the 2008 conference the Islamic Movement’s Shura Council voted for Ibrahim Ahmad Omer to be the groups Chairman and re-elected Ali Osman Mohammed Taha as Secretary General.

Taha was re-elected after facing strong competition with current presidential adviser Ghazi Salah Al-Din Al-Atabani.


General Conference - 2004

Ali Osman Mohammed Taha elected as Secretary General.


Links

Ibrahim Ahmad Omer | National Congress Party (NCP) | Popular Congress Party (PCP) | “Arab Spring” | Ali Osman Mohammed Taha | Ghazi Salah Al-Din Al-Atabani



 
 

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