Workers' Forces

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The Workers Forces was a political party in Sudan. It was founded in 1967 and led by radical trade union leaders, particularly amongst the railway workers.[1] The Workers Forces contested the Atbara seat in the 1968 Constituent Assembly election.[1][2] Its candidate, Al-Hajj Abdurrahman, won the seat with 5,204 votes (0.29% of the national vote)[1][2][3] Al-Hajj was one of two leaders of the Sudanese Communist Party elected in 1968.[4]


  1. ^ a b c ARR: Arab Report and Record. Economic Features, Limited. 1968. pp. 119, 144.
  2. ^ a b Timothy Niblock (25 November 1987). Class and Power in Sudan: The Dynamics of Sudanese Politics, 1898–1985. Palgrave Macmillan UK. p. 230. ISBN 978-1-349-08836-2.
  3. ^ Inter-Parliamentary Union. Sudan
  4. ^ Tareq Y. Ismael (22 December 2015). The Sudanese Communist Party: Ideology and Party Politics. Routledge. p. 40. ISBN 978-1-136-33102-2.