Former Sudan president Omar al-Bashir party has been dissolved
and the transition leadership is yet to decide what will happen to his regime.
The ousted president was in power since 1989 coup, until he was
overthrown by a protest movement in April 2019.
According to BBC News, a law was passed which led to the
dissolution of the party. The transitional authorities also repealed a public
order law that was used to police women’s behavior.
Sudan is currently led by a joint military and civilian
council, as well as a civilian-led cabinet headed by Prime Minister Abdalla
Mr Bashir’s National Congress Party (NCP) dissolution means a
number of things or measures that can be taken by the transition leadership in
The authorities can seize the party’s assets and this can be
done via an appointed committee to lead the exercise.
According to the Prime Minister the committee is necessary
to enable the authority “retrieve the stolen wealth of the people of
Al-Bashir regime symbols or party will not be allowed to
engage in any political activity for 10 years in the country.
The regime which severely curtailed women’s rights in Sudan will
no longer be used in the countries leadership.
“The laws of public order and public morals were a tool
of exploitation, humiliation, violation – violation of the rights of citizens, and
a violation of the dignity of the people.”
“I send a tribute to the young men and women of my
country who have endured the horrors of the application of these laws,” said