The Dawn On The Nile Valley "Has" Secrets To Tell!

Written by Khalid Osman

Amnesty International comments onrepparttar proposal that has been laid out by President Obasnjorepparttar 142248 Chairman ofrepparttar 142249 African Union in regards torepparttar 142250 Sudanese Darfurian issue.

The Nigerian President proposed to have an "African Panel for Criminal Justice and Reconciliation" to deal withrepparttar 142251 crimes committed byrepparttar 142252 dictatorial regime in Sudan.

Paying respect to some ofrepparttar 142253 African leaders, I thinkrepparttar 142254 proposal will underminerepparttar 142255 International Criminal Court and protectrepparttar 142256 impunity of those responsible ofrepparttar 142257 crimes.

Everyone knows that, there're more than one dictator inrepparttar 142258 continent right now. Those dictators are ruling their people by iron and fire. It's more worse there than what it had been duringrepparttar 142259 Fascism period in Europe.

Now with this proposed African Panel,repparttar 142260 New Fascisti will have a new lease of life! Ah. That's very clear, because they will compete to defend each other. Natural. And this will be a miss.

I am calling since more than three years and even beforerepparttar 142261 Darfurian issue, to submit those dictators torepparttar 142262 International Criminal Court.

Me and Mao Tse-Tung!

Written by Khalid Osman

My first political experience was with Mao Tse-Tung on 1968-69. That political experience occured in Sudan not in China! I could possibly see right now some surprises onrepparttar faces of my valued readers.

That was exactly beforerepparttar 142225 second Sudanese military dictator Ga'far Numeri took over power through his coup d'etat in May 25, 1969.

I was atrepparttar 142226 final level of my intermediate school and about to receiverepparttar 142227 results ofrepparttar 142228 high secondary school examination that time.

I read a lot of Mao's Red Books duringrepparttar 142229 second democracy inrepparttar 142230 Sudanese history.

It was called democracy, but I was not sure if it really was!

I always have a lot of DOTS inrepparttar 142231 Sudanese way of understanding DEMOCRACY and practicing it, becauserepparttar 142232 three periods of what they call democracy in Sudan led to dictatorship. So, what'srepparttar 142233 odds?!

Well, early in that year of my age inrepparttar 142234 intermediate school, I had much respect for Mao Tse-Tung so I wore one of his Red beautiful Medals on my T-Shirt just overrepparttar 142235 heart.

I came this way one evening torepparttar 142236 school and found my class-room door

closed. Just before I put my hand onrepparttar 142237 doorknop, I heardrepparttar 142238 heavy steps andrepparttar 142239 voice ofrepparttar 142240 headmaster coming alongrepparttar 142241 corridor. I pushedrepparttar 142242 door open and enteredrepparttar 142243 class-room to hear some ofrepparttar 142244 students singing and to see one of them dancing.

At that specific moment and exactly while I held my index finger over my lips saying "shhh",repparttar 142245 headmaster entered, glanced like an eagle and capturedrepparttar 142246 full "prospects". Everything, evenrepparttar 142247 small details. He was a "rightist" member of one ofrepparttar 142248 top governing parties.

The student who was dancing was a son of a well known Islamic figure inrepparttar 142249 town. And I who carried Mao's thoughts am a son of a well known unionist member. The majority of my comrades were fromrepparttar 142250 middle class, except few who were aristocratic.

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