Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) Terrorist Organizations // Justice and Equality Movement (JEM)

JEM is one of the main opposition groups to the Sudanese government involved in the Darfur conflict and in the ongoing peace negotiations. Though the group has undergone a number of internal splinterings, it at one point was the largest and strongest.    In 1989, Omar al-Bashir overthrew the Sudanese government of Sadiq al-Mahdi, with the backing of the National Islamic Front's (NIF) Islamist leader Hassan al-Turabi. Bashir became president, prime minister and head of the...


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