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National Consensus Forces

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National Consensus Forces

تحالف قوى الإجماع الوطني
ChairmanFarouk Abu Issa
FoundedApril 2010 (April 2010)
HeadquartersKhartoum, Sudan
IdeologyBig tent
Democracy
National affiliationForces of Freedom and Change
National Assembly of Sudan
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Council of States of Sudan
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National Consensus Forces (NCF, Ij’maa) is a coalition of political parties in Sudan that opposed the rule of the National Congress Party, and was initially formed to stand against the NCP in the 2010 Sudanese elections.[1] The chairman of the coalition is Farouk Abu Issa.[2]

Policies

The Popular Congress Party, the National Umma Party, and the Sudanese Communist Party later signed the Democratic Alternative Charter (DAC) on 4 July 2012, committing themselves to overthrowing the NCP through various peaceful political and popular means and establishing a civil and democratic state.[1] The DAC was signed by 19 opposition parties.[3] The NCF later outlined their plan for a transitional government to lead Sudan in the post-NCP phase. The NCF's plan involves the establishment of a parliament, a presidential council of six members representing six regions after restructuring the current federal system and an executive government of 20 ministers.[2]

Member parties

Main parties

This section needs to be updated. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. (July 2019)

Other signatories to the DAC

  • Nasserist Democratic Unionist Party led by Gamal Abdunnasir Idris
  • Unified Democratic Unionist Party led by Jala'a Ismail Al-azhari
  • New Forces Democratic Movement (HAG) led by Halal Abdulhaleem
  • Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party – Region of Sudan originally led by Ali Elraih El Sanhoory
  • Sudanese Congress Party led by Ibrahim al-Sheikh at the time of signing and by Omer al-Digair since around 2016[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Sudan: Who's who in the opposition
  2. ^ a b National Consensus Forces (NCF)
  3. ^ Police and Security Forces Continue Clampdown on Protesters & Launch Mass Arrests
  4. ^ "Sudanese security arrests SCoP leader in severe crackdown on opposition party". Sudan Tribune. 2016-11-09. Archived from the original on 2019-11-27. Retrieved 2019-11-28.
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