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Farouk Abu Issa (Arabic: فاروق أبو عيسى‎) (born 12 August 1933)[1] is a Sudanese politician and the Chairman of the National Consensus Forces.[2]

Farouk Abu Issa
فاروق أبو عيسى
Sudanese Foreign Minister
In office
1969–1971
PresidentGaafar Nimeiry
Personal details
Born (1933-08-12) 12 August 1933 (age 86)
Wad Madani, Al Jazirah state, Sudan
Political partyNational Consensus Forces
Alma materAlexandria University

He graduated in Law from Alexandria University in 1957. He was Sudanese Foreign Minister from 1969 to 1971. In December 2014 he was arrested along with Dr. Amin Mekki Medani, and was subsequently charged with undermining the constitutional system.[3]

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  1. ^ http://sudaneseonline.com/board/13/msg/بمناسبة-ذكرى-ثورة-اكتوبر---المناضل-فاروق-ابوعيسى-عطاء-بلا-حدود-1134759705.html
  2. ^ "Sudan's opposition leader calls for popular uprising to overthrow the regime". Sudan Tribune. Retrieved 21 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Democracy behind bars: 11 opposition leaders facing jail or death". The Guardian. Retrieved 21 July 2015.