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Filed under Media & Press, Public Statements / June 18, 2014

Editors Note: This was originally posted on HumanityUnited.org. Act for Sudan is one of the 78 organizations who signed on to the letter. Take action in support of peace for Sudan and South Sudan here 78 Human Rights Leaders and Organizations Sign Letters to Sec. Kerry, Congress June 17, 2014 (Washington DC) — Humanity United, Read More…


Filed under Media & Press / April 1, 2014

Download the pdf of the letter here April 1, 2014 The Honorable Barack H. Obama President, United States of America The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC  20500 Dear Mr. President: We urge you to adopt and immediately implement a new pro-democracy and civilian protection-oriented policy on Sudan that holistically addresses the root Read More…


Filed under Media & Press / March 20, 2014

This article was originally posted by Sudan Tribune. March 15, 2014 (WASHINGTON) – A Sudanese-born torture survivor has called on US president Barack Obama calling to reconsider his administration’s policy on Sudan in light of the recent escalation in violence in Darfur. There are calls for US president Barack Obama to reconsider his government’s policy Read More…


Filed under Media & Press / March 11, 2014

Expresses concerns about “regression” in U.S. foreign policy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Download the Pdf of this Press Release here. CONTACT: Susan Morgan, 617 797 0451, susan@paxcommunications.org Elizabeth Blackney, 541 390 1913, eliz@medializzy.com WASHINGTON, DC – March 11, 2014 – Today, Dr. Mohamed Elgadi, an American citizen and Sudanese refugee, sent a passionate letter to President Obama describing his Read More…


Filed under Media & Press / February 15, 2014

AFS Note: National Catholic Reporter interviewed activists who are members of Act for Sudan and highlighted AFS’ Obama’s Stained Legacy Campaign in a recent two-part series. February 15, 2014 NEW YORK Editor’s note: The following is Part 1 of a two-part series on decade-long humanitarian efforts in Sudan, a country plagued by war and other Read More…


Filed under Media & Press / December 12, 2013

December 12, 2013 (WASHINGTON) – US president Barack Obama has been urged to provide better protection for Sudanese women and children in the conflict-affected South Kordofan and Blue Nile states as part of his “legacy on Sudan.” Long-time human rights activist Zeinab Blandia, who is from the Nuba Mountains region, made the plea in an Read More…


Filed under Media & Press / December 11, 2013

Published by Josh Rogin, December 10, 2013 One human rights group criticized President Obama Tuesday for not doing enough to combat human rights abuses in Sudan. President Obama is in South Africa honoring human rights champion Nelson Mandela today, but back in Washington, a leading Sudan advocacy group is criticizing Obama’s record on protecting Africans in danger. Read More…


Filed under Media & Press / December 11, 2013

Redding News Review radio interviewed Act for Sudan’s Mohamed Suleiman on Dec 11, 2013.  The interview begins at 18:22. Listen to the podcast here: http://podcast.gcnlive.com/podcast/redding/1211131.mp3


Filed under Media & Press / September 24, 2013

September 24, 2013 (WASHINGTON) An American advocacy group has urged the UN chief not to insist on Washington’s obligation to grant a visa to the Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir as international diplomats expressed doubts on his arrival to New York. The Sudanese foreign ministry has previously reiterated its demand that a visa is issued Read More…


Filed under Media & Press / September 15, 2013

September 15, 2013 Sudan Tribune covered the release of Bishop Andudu’s letter as part of the campaign Obama’s Stained Legacy: September 15, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – A Sudanese bishop has written to United States President Barack Obama, calling for prompt actions to save lives of those still alive in the country’s Nuba mountains, Blue Nile and Read More…