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Sudan, Yemen and the British arms trade

Permanent crisis in the Middle East and North Africa is presented as inevitable, intractable, and rooted in ‘backward’ cultures. The British state and other powers sustain oppression and bloodshed in the region, exporting arms to Saudi Arabia and other powers such as Israel and Turkey. British arms are at the forefront of the Saudi state’s war in Yemen and the repression of Sudanese revolutionaries by the Saudi-backed Transitional Military Council.

The Making of a Revolution: Art from Sudan

Allan Struthers reflects on a recent exhibition co-hosted by rs21 and the Sudan Doctors' Union.

AUDIO: Sudan, Yemen and the British arms trade

Listen to the talks from our recent meeting on how British arms exports to Saudi Arabia are fueling repression in Sudan and a bloody massacre in Yemen

Uprising in Sudan

The uprising has withstood brutal repression. The UK and EU are complicit - funding Sudanese armed groups to stop refugees reaching Europe. Now leaders have agreed a power-sharing transition deal with the military, but a national day of civil disobedience has been called for 14 July. Join this discussion, led by a Sudanese activist. What does the power-sharing deal mean? What are the latest developments? How can we help?

Yemen, Sudan, and the British-Saudi arms trade

Join us for a meeting on how British arms exports are backing repression and bloodshed in the Middle East - and how we can take action to stop them

Art of the Sudanese Revolution; an exhibition

Since December last year, a revolutionary movement has risen in Sudan. Come along to witness some of the inspiring creativity of the Sudanese revolution, hosted by the Sudanese Doctors' Union (UK) and rs21.

Motion: Solidarity with the revolution in Sudan

Take this motion to your local union branch to build solidarity with the revolutionary movement in Sudan. This motion was initiated by members of The Sudanese Workers' Alliance for the Restoration of Trades Unions.

Revolution and reaction in Sudan and Algeria

Join us on Saturday to hear activists from Sudan and Algeria discuss the paths these revolutions have taken, the next steps in the struggle from here, and what kind of revolutionary solidarity must be organised in Britain and around the world.

Declaration from the Forces of Freedom and Change in Sudan

A Declaration from the Forces of Freedom and Change in Sudan accuses the Transitional Military Council of staging a coup against the revolution and declares a general strike and civil disobedience until the regime falls.

The state of the Sudanese & Algerian uprisings: livestream

The uprisings in Sudan and Algeria won victories unseen since 2011. What sparked them? What has made them so successful thus far? What is the balance of forces today? What has changed since 2011? What has been the role of women, anti-racism, unions and anti-capitalism? What international solidarity is needed? Two Algerian and two Sudanese activists will be on this Facebook livestream to answer these questions and more.

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