Press Releases


Filed under Press Releases, Public Statements / August 2, 2017

August 2, 2017 The Honorable Donald J. Trump President of the United States The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President: We the undersigned 67 U.S.-based Sudanese and American human rights organizations, faith-based organizations and leading advocates write out of concern about the possibility of the United States permanently lifting sanctions Read More…


Filed under Media & Press, Press Releases / July 7, 2017

Authorities should release all in arbitrary detention, drop charges (7 July 2017) – Sudanese authorities have been unjustly holding Dr. Mudawi Ibrahim Adam, Hafiz Idris, and Mobarak Adam Abdalla, three human rights defenders, and have charged them with ‘crimes against the state which carry the death penalty, 26 human rights groups said today. Dr. Mudawi Read More…


Filed under Press Releases, Public Statements / March 26, 2017

We are writing now to express our dismay that the OPCW has greeted these violations with yet more impunity, by instituting Sudan as Deputy Chairperson of its Executive Council.


Filed under Press Releases / August 24, 2016

Download a pdf of this press release here. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Faith McDonnell, 202.682.4131, fmcdonnell@theird.org German Embassy in Washington to follow up with Berlin after meeting delegation from Act for Sudan WASHINGTON, DC – August 20, 2016 – Officials from the German Embassy in Washington, DC, committed to follow up with the German Foreign Read More…


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…