Tacity News, Anatolia Agency – Khartoum:
Translated by Ahmed Hussain
Arman, for Anatolia: The door must be opened to Islamists who wish to change, and to build a civil state that supported the revolution, except for the National Congress.
Arman: The Sudanese national project must be redefined to preserve what remains of Sudan
Arman: Peace in Sudan is imminent, the transitional period …
The deputy head of the SPLM-North movement in Sudan, Yasser Arman, called for opening the door to Islamists who wish to change and build a civil state, who supported the revolution.
In an interview with “Anatolia”, Arman said: The door must be opened to Islamists who want to change, and to build a civil state who supported the revolution, except for the National Congress (the former ruling party) and its parallel institutions. He added: “The regime of the National Congress and its institutions must be ended. Parallel, without mercy or courtesy, to prevent the kidnapping of the Sudanese state and its institutions. “And he continued,” There is an Islamic trend that is looking for change and a civil state, and the renewal of political life, from outside the National Congress Party. ” Arman said, “Al-Bashir should not escape impunity from the war crimes and genocide he committed in Darfur.” He added: “The Sudanese national project must be redefined to preserve the remainder of Sudan, and among its definitions is the affirmation of non-impunity.” Since 2003, the Darfur region has witnessed an armed conflict between government forces and rebel movements, which has claimed the lives of about 300,000 people, and displaced some 2.5 million others, according to the United Nations. The Criminal Court issued two warrants for the arrest of al-Bashir, in 2009 and 2010, on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity The genocide Conscious in Darfur, while Al-Bashir denies the accusations are true and accuses the court of being politicized.
- The Peace Agreement and on the file of “Bringing Peace”, Arman stressed that “peace is imminent,” stressing that “there is no option for this country without peace, because all its complicated issues, Like the establishment of a civil state, strong security arrangements, and building a single professional army with a new military doctrine, all linked to peace. ”He noted that“ the most prominent features of the peace agreement are addressing the land issue, the return of the displaced and refugees, who are more than 4 million and 500 refugees, in addition to the arrangement issues. ” Security, how to truly reform the military security sector, transitional justice, citizenship issues, distributing wealth, ending rural wars, and building a new partnership between all actors. ”Juba negotiations focus on five tracks: the path of the Darfur region (west), and the path of the states of South Kordofan (South), Blue Nile (southeast), the Eastern Sudan Path, the Northern Sudan Path, and the Central Sudan Path. Bringing peace in Sudan is one of the most prominent files on the table of the Abdullah Hamdouk government during the transitional period.
- The difficulties of the transitional period, Arman emphasized that, and that Forces of freedom and change suffer from sucking A player, and she needs to reproduce and advance herself in a new way, expanding the social base of the revolution and the forces involved in the political transition process. ”He added,“ There must be a role for women in political life, whether in the Legislative Council, or governing states, in addition to caring for issues Youth, Resistance Committees. ”And he continued,“ there must also be clear priorities, a program that is accountable , and how to dialogue between the parties and remove congestions to reach consensus and success in the transitional period. ”It began on August 21 last, and will continue for 39 months, ending with elections. And during which power is shared by the army and the “Forces for the Declaration of Freedom and Change,” the leader of the popular movement.
- Sit-ins, and around his vision of the “Nurtati” sit-in in Darfur, western Sudan, Arman explained that “the countryside was pleading to end its suffering and stood against the state using the armed struggle.” “But now there are profound transformations in Sudanese society that make building a movement for civil, political, cultural and social rights stretching from the countryside to the city, and this will qualitatively change the shape of the Sudanese revolution.”
He pointed out that “the organic link between the countryside and the city builds a new society, in a more effective way than armed action.” He continued, “The armed struggle was not against anyone, but was a response to the Sudanese state’s violence, but the transition to peaceful work in the countryside and the city, as is happening now in Nirtati and in Lackawa before it, it will create new features for building a national project. “On June 28, citizens of” Nertati “in the state of Central Darfur, western Sudan, entered an open sit-in to demand security for the citizen, make adjustments in the local official leadership, and disarm Militias, securing the agricultural season, apprehending the perpetrators of crimes and bringing them to justice. –