Public Statements


Filed under Public Statements / December 11, 2013

Act for Sudan issued the following statement today regarding the death of Ambassador Richard Williamson. Download the Press Release here. We’ve lost a true hero for Sudan’s people. Upon becoming U.S. Special Envoy to Sudan, Ambassador Williamson quickly understood the nature of the Sudan regime and that sticks, not carrots, were needed to change the Read More…


Filed under Public Statements / December 10, 2013

Download Zeinab’s letter here. December 10, 2013 The Honorable Barack Obama President of the United States The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President: I am Zeinab Blandia, Executive Director and Founder, of Ru’ya (Vision) Association and a human rights defender from the Nuba Mountains in Sudan. I am one of Read More…


Filed under Public Statements / September 25, 2013

Joseph E. Spinnato, Esq., CAE, President Hotel Association of New York City, Inc. 320 Park Avenue, 22nd Fl. New York, NY 10022-6838 Dear Mr. Spinnato, We write with great concern to inform you that a man wanted on charges of genocide may be seeking to stay in one of your hotels. Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, Read More…


Filed under Public Statements / September 7, 2013

Dear Mr. President, I am Bishop Adam Andudu Elnail, Bishop of the Diocese of Kadugli, Episcopal Church of the Sudan. I hope you remember my earlier letters to you in March this year and August 2011. For over two decades the civil war tore apart my home region of Nuba Mountains, where I have suffered Read More…


Filed under Public Statements / August 29, 2013

Dear Nigerian Coalition for the International Criminal Court, On behalf of Act for Sudan, we thank you for filing the summons to compel the Nigerian government (Nigeria) to respect its legal obligation under the Rome Statute and to enforce the warrants of arrest issued by the International Criminal Court (ICC) against the president of the Republic Read More…


Filed under Public Statements / April 23, 2013

Act for Sudan, in coordination with the American Jewish World Service, The EnoughProject, Humanity United, and United to End Genocide, has released two statements on Sudan and South Sudan regarding the release of the State Department’s annual country reports on Human Rights practices in 2012. While we commend the State Department for their ongoing efforts to Read More…


Filed under Public Statements / April 10, 2013

The letter to Secretary Kerry was signed by Act for Sudan, AJWS, Enough, Humanity United, and United to End Genocide. It states: “Given the varied U.S. national interests at stake, we urge you to support the immediate appointment of a Special Envoy with sufficient political stature and experience to command the respect of Sudanese and Read More…


Filed under Public Statements / April 6, 2013

Tweet Help Share this letter! April 5, 2013 Dear Ambassador, Please add your support to over 1,000 activists who are outside of the Sudan Mission to the United Nations today demanding unimpeded humanitarian assistance to all conflict areas in Sudan by taking appropriate measures under Article 41 of the UN Charter against the government of Read More…


Filed under Public Statements / March 22, 2013

Download the Letter pdf here. March 22, 2013 Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani Emir of Qatar Embassy of the State of Qatar 2555 M Street, NW Washington, DC  20037 His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, We, the undersigned international NGOs and genocide scholars, are writing to protest Qatar’s hosting of the upcoming donors’ conference Read More…


Filed under Public Statements / March 22, 2013

Download the Letter pdf here. March 22, 2013 Mr. Donald Kaberuka President, African Development Bank Group 15 Avenue du Ghana, P.O. Box 323-1002 Tunis-Belvedère, Tunisia Dear Mr. Kaberuka, We, the undersigned international NGOs and genocide scholars, are writing to protest the African Development Bank Group’s plans to promote investments in Sudan at the upcoming donors’ Read More…