Public Statements


Filed under Public Statements / September 24, 2019

Download the PDF version of this letter here. The Honorable Mike Pompeo U.S. Department of State 2201 C Street, NW Washington, DC   20520 Dear Secretary Pompeo, We, the undersigned 100 human rights organizations, scholars and leading activists, strongly urge the Administration to establish a policy that prohibits representatives and employees of the U.S. government Read More…


Filed under Press Releases, Public Statements / July 2, 2019

Dear Mr. Assistant Secretary, Dear Special Envoy to Sudan, In December 2018, protests broke out throughout Sudan calling for dictator President Omar al-Bashir, in power for nearly 30 years, to step down. Al-Bashir was removed from power on April 11, and replaced by a Transitional Military Council (TMC), now controlled by Lt. General Abdel-Fattah al-Burhan Read More…


Filed under Public Statements / April 26, 2019

Sudanese, including youth, women, professionals, civil society organizations and opposition groups, have peacefully protested the genocidal Sudan regime since December 2018, and those in Khartoum are currently camped outside of military headquarters demanding a civilian-led transitional council instead of the military council that removed Bashir and seized power on April 11, 2019.  These protests are Read More…


Filed under Public Statements / January 16, 2019

Download the PDF of this letter here.  The President The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20500 Senator Jim Risch Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Russell Senate Office Building – SR483 Washington, DC 20510 Senator Bob Menendez Ranking Member, Senate Committee on Foreign Relations 528 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 Read More…


Filed under Public Statements / August 22, 2018

Honorable Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State U.S. Department of State 2201 C Street, NW Washington, DC   20520 Dear Mr. Secretary, We, the undersigned 85 Sudanese, friends of the Sudanese people, and long time observers of the Sudan regime, write to warn you regarding U.S. engagement in Sudan.  The leaders of Sudan have outlasted and Read More…


Filed under Public Statements / June 13, 2018

DOWNLOAD PDF The Honorable Michael Pompeo Secretary of State U.S. Department of State 2201 C Street NW Washington, DC   20520 Dear Mr. Secretary: We, the undersigned 84 Sudanese, scholars, human rights organizations and leading activists, urge you to take a fresh, clear-eyed look at U.S. policy on Sudan.  Despite decades of engagement by hundreds of Read More…


Filed under Public Statements / January 5, 2018

January 5, 2018 Senator Bob Corker, Chairman, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Senator Ben Cardin, Ranking Member, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Senator Jeff Flake, Chairman, Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health Policy Senator Cory A. Booker, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health Policy Rep. Ed Royce, Chairman, House Foreign Affairs Committee Rep. Eliot Engel, Read More…


Filed under Public Statements / January 4, 2018

Mr. John J. Sullivan Deputy Secretary of State U.S. Department of State 2201 C Street NW Washington, DC RE:  Humanitarian Aid for the People of Sudan Dear Mr. Sullivan, We, the undersigned 105 Sudanese, human rights organizations, scholars and leading activists, urge the U.S. to require meaningful changes by the Sudan government for improved U.S.-Sudan Read More…


Filed under Public Statements / September 21, 2017

To Permanent Representatives of Members and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council Geneva, Switzerland 21 September 2017 Re: Current human rights and humanitarian situation in Sudan   Excellencies, We write to you regarding the 36th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council to share serious concerns over the human rights and humanitarian Read More…


Filed under Public Statements / September 11, 2017

Mark J. Ruehlmann, Esq. Chairman / Global CEO Squire Patton Boggs 221 E. Fourth St., Suite 2900 Cincinnati, OH 45202 Dear Mr. Ruehlmann, We, the undersigned 130 Sudanese, scholars and human rights organizations, write to request your help. Your firm is lobbying for the government of Sudan, a regime comparable to the Nazis whose leaders Read More…