Public Statements


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…


Filed under Public Statements / June 20, 2016

19 June 2016 On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict the undersigned 24 individuals and civil society organisations call on the Sudanese government to end the widespread sexual violence committed by its security forces and to reverse the atmosphere of impunity that fosters it. Download the read Read More…


Filed under Public Statements / March 4, 2016

Download the pdf of this letter here. H.E. Ambassador Ismael Abraão Gaspar Martins Permanent Representative, Mission of Republic of Angola to the UN President, United Nations Security Council Your Excellency, We, the undersigned 116 representatives of Sudanese and international humanitarian and human rights organizations and advocates, write to you in your capacity as President of Read More…


Filed under Actions, Public Statements / February 29, 2016

Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir is wanted by the International Criminal Court for genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity. March 4th marks the 7th anniversary of the ICC issuing the first arrest warrant for al-Bashir. To commemorate this anniversary, Sudanese and American friends will hold a rally in New York City near the United Nations, 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…