Hamid Khalafallah

Hamid Khalafallah is a former Nonresident Fellow at TIMEP focusing on inclusive governance and mobilization in Sudan. He is a development practitioner, researcher, and policy analyst. Hamid is currently pursuing a PhD degree at the Global Development Institute (GDI) at the University of Manchester in the UK, researching democratic transitions and grassroots movements in Africa. Over the years, he has worked for various international and national organizations in Sudan on governance and development issues. Hamid is an alumnus of the Young African Leaders Program of the School of Transnational Governance at the European University Institute in Italy. He holds an MA in International Development Management from the University of Bradford in the UK, where he studied as a Chevening Scholar and was awarded the 2019 UK Development Studies Association best dissertation prize. In his free time, Hamid has been active with various civil resistance groups in Sudan, promoting democracy and advocating for human rights. You can follow him on Twitter at @HamidMurtada.

Articles by: Hamid Khalafallah

Turning Commitments Into Action: Civilian Inclusion in Sudan’s Peace Process

Inclusive and participatory peace processes have often been sidelined in Sudan. These peace processes have failed to address the root causes of the impasses, hindering the country’s democratic transition.

Security Over Democracy: The Compromising of Sudan’s Transition

“The events that have taken place in Sudan since 2019 prove that democracy and security cannot be thought of separately: they both must be worked on together as part of one process,”...

Efforts Towards Restoring Constitutional Order and Democratic Transition in Sudan

Despite strong international support, Sudan's political process has received mixed domestic reactions, ranging from traditional pro-democracy actors strongly supporting it, to grassroots movements that oppose any direct negotiations with the military leaders.