Is Bashir’s regime re-taking the path to establish a pure Islamic State? Well, first of all it would certainly strenghten his position among the powerful religious core of the regime and social elites. Second, It would also please some factions among the external opposition. And as, or even more important, it would serve as a ‘show of good-will’ towards Iran – who is now highly considered to be Sudan’s most important and fundamental ally.
Christians being targeted in Sudan.