Home | News    Friday 29 November 2019

Sudan’s transition bodies pass laws to break up former regime

separation
increase
decrease
separation
separation

November 28, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s Sovereign Council and Council of Ministers adopted the Law on the Dismantling of the Ingaz Regime and the Public Order Act, as hundreds went out in the streets of Khartoum to celebrate the historic event.

Sudan’s new Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok speaks during a press conference in Khartoum on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 (AP Photo)

The two laws were adopted late on Thursday evening after a meeting that lasted more than 14 hours when the Sovereign Council and the government officials announced late during the night the awaited news triggering celebrations by the revolution committees at the neighbourhoods level.

As Sudan Tribune had reported the new law on the dismantling of the Ingaz Regime dissolved the National Congress Party (NCP), confiscated its properties and assets, and barred its leadership and figures from political activities for 10 years.

Also, it authorized the sack of the government and public institutions and enterprises from the elements of the banned party, opening the door for a purge have claimed by the revolution supporters since the collapse of the former regime in April 2019.

The second law on abolished the Public Order Act which was directed against women.

In a tweet posted to announce the adoption of the law, Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok said it is not a law of retaliation but to preserve the dignity of Sudanese people after years of tyranny and dilapidation of his wealth and abilities.

"We passed this law in a joint meeting with our partners in the Sovereign Council to take its full legitimacy," he further stressed.

In a joint press conference, Mohamed al-Faki Suleiman, a member of the Sovereign Council and its spokesman said the adoption of the two laws is in line with the implementation of the slogan of the Sudanese revolution: "Freedom, Peace and Justice".

He also added that it "lies the foundation for a new era" in Sudan.

For his part, the Government Spokesperson and Minister of Information Faisal Mohamed Saleh underscored that the 14-hour meeting was the first legislative session of the two councils of sovereignty and ministers.

The Minister of Justice Nasr al-Din Abdel Bari pointed out that the law of dismantling the Ingaz Regime establishes an 18-member committee to recommend to the competent authorities to dissolve any government agency, political party, organization, union, commission, company or other partisan bodies belonging to the June 30th regime and end the service of its employees.

Festive demonstrations were immediately held in several districts of Khartoum to celebrate the long-time awaited decisions.

The demonstrators chanted songs glorifying the revolution and martyrs, accompanied by chants of "Sudan without Kizan (Islamists) .. Sudan for all people," as they waved the flags of Sudan.

Sudanese recently started to express their anger to see the NCP new leadership and its partisans making public statements or gathering at the court sessions of Omer al-Bashir chanting slogans against the revolution.

A huge step

The Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA), the spearhead of the protests movement against the former regime, immediately issued a statement to welcome the adopted of the two laws.

The statement said that the adoption of the law, despite its delay, is a "huge step" in the way of achieving the goals of the revolution, and a true defeat of the counter-revolution.

"It is an important step towards building a democratic civil state, and it will be followed by other steps that we will impose with more resistance, struggle and adherence to the Declaration of Freedom and Change," further reads the statement

The professionals who continue to mobilise the local committees that achieved the revolution also pledged to support the transitional government in every step it takes towards achieving the "goals of the glorious December Revolution and to be on the lookout for any deviation from the path the people have accepted".

(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.
  • 29 November 2019 10:06, by Joseph Canada

    Big victory to the Sudanese people!! The next step is to send the leader of that bad law to the ICC. !! Now he can go and kiss his Elbow there.
    We are starting our baby steps in South Sudan. Our tribal regime will have the whole states of Bar El Gazelle to Hague.

    • 29 November 2019 13:44, by Fathi

      I’m looking forward to when we, both north and south, can prosper together.

    • 29 November 2019 17:00, by Pakuai

      Joseph Canada,
      Says who? No wonder you losers even call your rubbish name like *Joseph Canada*? Your *Hague and the ICC* would be bombed to near oblivion/with you, out on this world, let alone Bhar El Gazelles fool.>>>



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



Sudan Tribune

Promote your Page too

Latest Comments & Analysis


Why Sudan’s interests lie in U.S. delisting and normalization with Israel 2020-10-22 06:08:56 By: Trayo A. Ali How will the de-linking of the American process for removing Sudan from the State Sponsor of Terror (SST) list from its process of normalizing relations with Israel diminish (...)

No to calls for anti-peace protests 2020-10-22 06:07:08 By Mahmoud A. Suleiman Some traditional Sudanese political parties have grown old and are crying out to demand that the Sudanese people go out on October 21, 2020, in a major demonstration to (...)

The 21 October March: Who is the Enemy? 2020-10-21 05:52:11 By Yasir Arman One of the main features of the December revolution is its vitality and the broad participation of women and youth, resistance committees, martyrs' families, forces from the (...)


MORE






Latest Press Releases


Sudan: Performing arts is not a crime, assaulting women and artists is! 2020-09-20 08:54:28 The Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) Sudan is still struggling with militant Islamist ideology KHARTOUM: Central Khartoum Primary Court issued a verdict against five (...)

Civil Society Statement in Response to The Law of Various Amendments 2020-08-14 07:11:00 A Collaborative Civil Society Statement in Response to The Law of Various Amendments (Abolishing and Amending Provisions Restricting Freedom) – Exposing ‘a wolf in sheep’s clothing’ Sudanese women (...)

Remarks by SRF leaders at the Friend of Sudan meeting on peace 2020-08-13 07:58:58 Chairman of the Friends of Sudan Conference, Your Excellency, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, The Prime Minister of Sudan and the participating team from the (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2020 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.