Public Statements


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 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 Public Statements / February 14, 2017

(14 February 2017) Dr. Mudawi Ibrahim Adam, a prominent Sudanese human rights defender, has been unlawfully detained for over two months, held by the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) at Khartoum’s Kober Prison without charge or access to legal representation, 39 human rights groups and activists said. Dr. Mudawi, who was arrested with his Read More…


Filed under Public Statements / February 7, 2017

Download the pdf of this statement here. WASHINGTON, DC – February 7, 2017 – Act for Sudan is gravely concerned that the victims of persecution and genocidal violence by the government of Sudan may suffer further, and unnecessarily, as an unintended consequence of President Trump’s Executive Order that temporarily suspends admission for visa holders and Read More…


Filed under Public Statements / December 20, 2016

This joint statement was originally posted by the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies. (20 December 2016) A prominent Sudanese human rights defender (HRD), Dr. Mudawi Ibrahim Adam, is currently detained incommunicado by the country’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS). Dr. Mudawi was arrested at the University of Khartoum, where he is a Read More…


Filed under Public Statements / December 8, 2016

Unique opportunity to end genocide in Sudan with priority and action by the new president WASHINGTON, DC – DECEMBER 9, 2016 – Act for Sudan calls on President-elect Trump to take advantage of the unique opportunity of the start of his new administration to dramatically change the dynamics and effectiveness of U.S. policy on Sudan Read More…


Filed under Public Statements / October 19, 2016

The Honorable Kenneth D. Ward Department of State Washington, DC 20521 Dear Ambassador Ward, I am writing to you in your capacity as U.S. Permanent Representative to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). Act for Sudan is an alliance of over 70 U.S.-based organizations that advocate for an end to genocide and Read More…


Filed under Public Statements / October 12, 2016

Download the PDF of this letter here. TO: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, CC: Mr Andrew Gilmour, Mr Ugo Solinas, MR Edmond Mulet, Mr Hervé Ladsous, Mr Adama Dieng, Ms Valerie Amos, H. E. Ms Navanethem Pillay, Ms Louise Arbour, Ms Kyung-wha Kang, Mr Scott Read More…


Filed under Public Statements / September 7, 2016

You can download the pdf of this letter here. To Permanent Representatives of Members and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council Geneva, Switzerland 7 September 2016 Re: Current human rights and humanitarian situation in Sudan Excellency, Our organisations write to you in advance of the opening of the 33rd session of the United Read More…


Filed under Public Statements / August 9, 2016

Download a pdf of this letter here. The Honourable Frank-Walter Steinmeier Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs c/o German Embassy 4645 Reservoir Road NW Washington, DC 20007 Dear Minister Steinmeier, We, the undersigned 77 human rights groups, civic leaders, scholars and activists, write to request your assistance in securing the immediate release of internally displaced Darfuris Read More…