National Democratic Alliance (Sudan)
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The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is a group of 13 political parties that formed in 1989 to oppose the new regime of Omar Hassan al-Bashir after he seized power in a military coup on June 6, 1989. The NDA signed a deal with the Sudanese government on June 18, 2005, following a peace agreement to the Second Sudanese Civil War on January 9, 2005. Some issues have yet to be resolved by opposing factions, including the conflict and humanitarian issues in the war-torn region of Darfur.
The Leadership Council of the NDA includes the following organizations:
- The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).
- The Umma Party.
- The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement and Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLM/SPLA).
- The Union of Sudan African Parties (USAP).
- The Communist Party of Sudan (CPS).
- The General Council of the Trade Unions Federations.
- The Legitimate Command of the Sudanese Armed Forces.
- The Beja Congress.
- The Sudan Alliance Forces.
- The Federal Democratic Alliance.
- The Free Lions Association.
- The Arab Baath Socialist Party.
- Independent National Figures.
- Representatives of the Liberated Areas.
- Sudanese National Party.