Darfur, JEM and the Khalil Ibrahim story /
Abdullahi Osman El-Tom.
Trenton, N.J. : Red Sea Press, c2011.
xi, 353 p. ; 23 cm.
9781569023457 (hardcover)
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Trenton, N.J. : Red Sea Press, c2011.
9781569023457 (hardcover)
contents note
Who is Hinain? -- N'djamena city -- The best food on earth -- To the field -- Commander Cholloy : the hero of El Fashir city -- A taste of Darfur -- Hinain, the camel boy -- The humble goats -- The feeble cows -- In love with camels -- The Koranic school -- From Hinain to Khalil -- Life in the boarding school -- Discovering my age in El Fashir city -- The intermediate school -- The ABCs of politics and leadership -- Going to Egypt -- Joining the Muslim Brotherhood -- The University of Gezira (UoG) -- Getting married -- Saudi Arabia : from medicine to politics -- Karnoi conference in Darfur -- Dawoud Yahia Bolad movement in Darfur -- Bucking them off our backs -- Institutionalised injustice -- Revamping the health service in north Darfur -- Fighting a jihad war -- Fighting for the nation -- With the poor in the Blue Nile State -- The recalcitrant advisor -- From the Poverty Alleviation Project (PAP), to the Black Book of Sudan -- The birth of JEM -- Discharging the first bullet -- The battle for Omdurman, May 2008.
general note
"With a complete copy of The black book: imbalance of power and wealth in Sudan"--Bk. jacket.
catalogue key
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Bowker Data Service Summary
A portrait of Khalil Ibrahim, president of the Justice and Equality Movement in Sudan & a major player in the conflict over Dharfur, this text shows how political ferment has come to bedevil Sudan & offers a case study of grassroots political activism.
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A vivid portrait of the president of the Justice and Equality Movement in Sudan (JEM), from his beginnings as a humble camel herder to his rise a major geopolitical figure, Darfur, JEM and the Khalil Ibrahim story also offers key insights for readers interested in African governance, political systems and state formation. Activists, NGOs and anyone involved in African politics will find it indispensable in their effort to bring peace to Darfur and Sudan at large.

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