Press Releases


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 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 Press Releases / May 22, 2015

For immediate release Contact 412 992-0102 Pittsburgh, May 15, 2015 With his country stalemated by political and ethnic conflicts that impact millions, the South Sudanese Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Garang Diing Akuong, will visit Pittsburgh on Sunday, May 24, 2015 to present his government’s position. The event, a Luncheon and Forum organized Read More…


Filed under Press Releases / December 10, 2014

63 Sudanese and Human Rights Groups Petition United Nations FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Download the PDF of the Press Release Here CONTACT: Martina Knee 703-989-1955 martinaknee@gmail.com NEW YORK, NY (December 10, 2014) – Today, on International Human Rights Day, 63 signatories sent a letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon in support of the Darfuri groups’ letter Read More…


Filed under Press Releases / August 5, 2014

Issued letter to President Obama and African Leaders; Rally at Sudan Embassy For Immediate Release Contact: Elizabeth Blackney, 541.390.1913, eliz@medializzy.com Download the PDF of this Press Release here. (Washington, DC) As President Obama hosts the US-Africa Leaders Summit this week, 64 Sudanese diaspora groups and activist organizations based in the US released a letter calling Read More…


Filed under Press Releases / April 1, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Download PDF of this Press Release here CONTACT: Susan Morgan, 617 797 0451, susan@paxcommunications.org Elizabeth Blackney, 541 390 1913, eliz@medializzy.com 87 signatories send specific recommendations to President on first day of Genocide Prevention and Awareness Month WASHINGTON, DC – April 1, 2014 – On the first day of Genocide Prevention and Awareness Month, 87 signatories Read More…


Filed under Press Releases / February 1, 2014


Asks U.S. government and American people for help restoring the rights of displaced Darfuris FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 CONTACT:
 Susan Morgan, 617 797 0451, susan@paxcommunications.org Elizabeth Blackney, 541 390 1913, eliz@medializzy.com WASHINGTON, DC – February 1, 2014 – From her camp near the Sudan-Chad border, with her children by her side, Achta, a 33-year-old Darfuri mother and refugee, has Read More…


Filed under Press Releases / December 10, 2013

Asks president to protect Sudan’s women and children in war zones as part of his legacy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Susan Morgan susan@paxcommunications.org Elizabeth Blackney eliz@medializzy.com Download the pdf of the Press Release here. WASHINGTON, DC – December 10, 2013 – Today, on Human Rights Day, Zeinab Blandia, a Sudanese woman and human rights defender from the Read More…