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IRIN: Analysis: The dangers of Sudan's elections.  The threat to boycott Sudan's first elections in two decades was issued in Juba, capital of Southern Sudan, by some 20 political parties, which demanded changes to laws relating to civil liberties, such as press freedom, and democracy.  A new boycott threat by several political parties in Sudan illustrates how next year's elections, billed as a milestone in democratic transformation, in fact present considerable challenges and could destabilize the country and further undermine an already shaky peace deal between north and south. The threat to boycott Sudan's first elections in two decades was issued in Juba, capital of Southern Sudan, by some 20 political parties, which demanded changes to laws relating to civil liberties, such as press freedom, and democracy.
China View: Sudanese president meets CPC delegation.  Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir met with a representative of the Communist Party of China (CPC) who is invited to Khartoum to attend the general conference of the ruling National Congress Party (NCP), a press release obtained on Friday. On Thursday, al-Bashir, also president of NCP, told Zhu Mingguo,a member of the Standing Committee of CPC Guangdong Provincial Committee, that Sudan is ready to further promote the development of Sudan-China traditional and friendly relationship and to enhance the cooperation between the NCP and the CPC, according to the press release provided by the Chinese Embassy in Khartoum. Zhu conveyed the greetings of Chinese President Hu Jintao, who is also general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, to al-Bashir, and said that China appreciates Sudan's support on the issues of Taiwan and Tibet, and is ready to promote the comprehensive development of bilateral ties through inter-party relations.

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