Filed under Press Releases, Public Statements / January 29, 2016

Highlights need for U.S. action to end humanitarian crises in Sudan FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Susan Morgan, 617 797 0451, susan@paxcommunications.org Download this Press Release and Letter. WASHINGTON, DC – January 29, 2016 – Mohamed Suleiman, an American from Darfur and Co-Founder of Act for Sudan, today issued an open letter to President Obama, imploring him to make Read More…


Filed under Media & Press, Public Statements / January 29, 2016

Written by Act for Sudan co-founder Esther Sprague and originally posted here on Huffington Post.  Economic sanctions, though imperfect, can be a powerful tool to advance U.S. foreign policy goals, particularly if those sanctions are broad-based, employed over a long period, and are strongly enforced. That has been the case with U.S. sanctions against Iran Read More…


Filed under Media & Press / December 10, 2015

December 7, 2015 (KHARTOUM) – Sudanese and international groups, and prominent rights activists Monday called on the UN chief and American president to hold the Sudanese government responsible for prevention humanitarian access to civilians in the war affected areas. In a letter extended to Ban Ki-moon and Barak Obama, the signatories said that blocking humanitarian Read More…


Filed under Public Statements / December 7, 2015

H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon Secretary General of the United Nations New York, NY  10017 President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC   20500 RE: Unhindered Assistance from Multiple Locations for the Two Areas and throughout Sudan Your Excellency and Mr. President, In light of the impasse at the 10th round of Read More…


Filed under Public Statements / December 3, 2015

The following  letter was sent on November 19th, 2015 by Nuba Mountains Civil Society Organizations and Blue Nile Sons Association to support the position of delivering the humanitarian aid to war affected areas throughout impartial and neutral party. To: African Union and the Chair of African Union High Implementation Panel (AUHIP) United Nations and their representatives on peace Read More…


Filed under Press Releases / October 1, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Eric Cohen, 617 962 8660 ericcohen@actforsudan.org Download the pdf of this press release here. 110 signatories support proposal to Justice Department for Sudan Community Compensation WASHINGTON, DC – October 1, 2015 – Today, amidst news of huge shortfalls in funding for critical humanitarian needs—such as food, water, and acute healthcare for millions Read More…


Filed under Press Releases / June 26, 2015

Mr. Francois Delattre Ambassador, Permanent Representative of France
 to The United Nations Mrs. Dina Kawar Ambassador, Permanent Representative of
 The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to The United Nations Mr. Gerard van Bohemen Ambassador, Permanent Representative of New Zealand to the United Nations Mr. Roman Oyarzun Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Spain
 to The United Nations Mr. Read More…


Filed under Press Releases / June 25, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: New York: Ahmed H.Adam, Tel. +1 347 567 1491 or aha64@cornell.edu Kampala: Abdelrahman Gasim, Tel. +256 7 51 90 77 77 or gasim202000@gmail.com Geneva: Abdelbagi Jibril, Tel. +41 78 300 23 53 or abdelbagi@darfurcentre.ch Over 80 Sudanese and Human Rights Groups Urgently Petition the UNSC as UNAMID Mandate Set to Expire Read More…


Filed under Public Statements / June 11, 2015

On the 4th Anniversary of the Second Genocide (pdf version here) June the 6th, 2015 To the UN Secretary General, President of the United States, US Administration, European Union, UN Security Council, African Union, and the Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom, Norway, and Canada: The undersigned representatives of the Nuba Mountains civil society organizations across Read More…


Filed under Public Statements / April 1, 2015

This letter to President Obama was sent on March 30, 2015 as part of Moving Beyond Witness. Moving Beyond Witness is a Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month (GAPM) national campaign to inspire community led initiatives to mark April 2015 as a month that nationally commemorates the past century of genocide and creates solidarity among people Read More…