Women try to bring peace to war-torn areas in Sudan CMI Reflections Aug 2021
Women give their perspectives on peace in East Sudan CMI research publications July 2021
Death toll rises from fighting in Sudan’s West Darfur: UN Al Jazeera April 6, 2021
Bring back the public order lashings? CMI Sudan blog Jan 2021
It’s Time for Results as Sudan Enters Second Year of NDC Partnership InterPress Service Nov 24, 2020
Sudan’s Partners Pledge almost $2Bn but Is it Enough? InterPress Service June 26, 2020
Sudan, Where Illegal Abortions remain Dangerous and Deadly InterPress Agency June 22, 2020
Sudan still struggles under Omar al-Bashir’s shadow Al Jazeera Opinion Apr 2020
Opinion: Sudan is tasting freedom for the first time. We can’t turn back. Washington Post Oped April 23, 2019
How the press emerges from the coup in Sudan Columbia Journalism Review Apr 13, 2019
Sudan’s protests: The revolt of the periphery Al Jazeera Jan 28, 2019
Reem Abbas (@ReemWrites) is a freelance Sudanese journalist and winner of the 2011 Blogher International Activist award for her blog on human rights and current affairs in Sudan.
She has worked at two Sudanese independent newspapers, and her writings on press freedoms have appeared in ‘Index on Censorship’ and the ‘Doha Center for Media Freedom’. Reem’s articles on human rights and the peace process in Sudan have appeared in the CS Monitor, Al-Monitor, the Guardian, Open Democracy, African Arguments, Womens E-News, Africa Review, the East African newspaper among other media outlets.
In addition to her writing, Reem is a communications expert who has conducted high level advocacy for several organizations, including the African Commission and the United Nations. She has also coordinated a number of large-scale campaigns for the SIHA network –a women’s rights organization working in the Horn of Africa– most prominently the Maryam Yahya campaign.
Reem studied sociology and journalism at the American University in Cairo (AUC), and pursued gender and migration graduate studies at Ahfad University for Women in Sudan. Her thesis was on political refugees in Sudan.