Tagreed Abdin

Architect, activist, Sudan

Region(s): Africa
Country of focus: Sudan
Based in Sudan-Egypt


Current Occupation: Architect, activist, Sudan
Language: English, Arabic


‘We Don’t Want This War’: Trapped in Khartoum as Combat Rages New York Times May 10, 2023

‘We can still hear shelling and artillery’ Al Jazeera May 1, 2023

Sudan cease-fire changes little for civilians caught in crossfire  Andalou Agency Apr 30, 2023

The News Hour at 6 audio interview from home in Khartoum Sky News Apr 28, 2023

Sudan evacuation: The painful dilemma facing Khartoum’s residents – stay or go? BBC News Apr 25, 2023

Fourth cease-fire falters in Khartoum as people struggle to flee Sudan Washington Post Apr 25, 2023

Mass exodus of foreigners as fighting rages in Sudan AFP Apr 24, 2023

U.S. evacuates embassy personnel and families from Sudan, Biden says Washington Post Apr 22, 2023

What’s gone wrong in Sudan and who can stop the fighting? The Real Story BBC World Service Apr 21, 2023

Sudan Fighting Interview with Tagreed Abdin Al Jazeera Apr 19, 2023

Khartoum resident Tagreed Abdin: ‘We have nothing to do with this’ Video Reuters Apr 17, 2023

Sudan’s Army Agrees to 24-Hour Ceasefire with Rival Faction as Civilian Toll Mounts quote Democracy Now Apr 18, 2023

There has been no let up in the brutal violence that was unleashed in Sudan Clip on NPR Apr 17, 2023

What Happened on the 3rd Day of Fighting in Sudan Live News Updates New York Times Apr 17, 2023

Civilians caught in crossfire as rival factions battle for control of Sudan quote PBS News Hour Apr 17, 2023

A United Nations report has warned of a looming global water crisis BBC clip Mar 22, 2023

Coronavirus conversations: Sudan BBC April 20, 2021

Africa’s Digital Transformation BBC Jul 5, 2019

Sudan coup: Military warns against disturbances BBC Apr 12, 2019

8 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Sudanese People BuzzFeed May 18, 2014

When Women Fall Silent in Sudan Al-Monitor Oct 9, 2013

Sudan: Post Split, Difficult Times in Khartoum The World Jul 9, 2012

Tagreed Abdin (@taggy_) is a Sudanese architect, activist and writer. She has frequently spoken to international media with vivid detail about how civilians have been caught in the middle of a war between military and paramilitary forces that began in April, 2023.

Her work has been featured on several media platforms including Buzzfeed, AI Monitor and Women in Islam, and she has provided expert analysis on human rights and social movements in Sudan to Al Jazeera, BBC and NPR, among other media platforms.

She fled her home in Khartoum, Sudan with her family to seek safety in Egypt in May, 2023.