Help stop genocide and crimes against humanity in Sudan
Easy actions against genocide
Join the latest action sponsored by Act for Sudan, here.
Call the State Department, leave a message for Secretary Tillerson on the Department of State comment line. Dial 202-647-6575 and press 8 to record your comment, any time. Suggested message: This is [your name] calling from [city, state] with a message for Secretary Tillerson on Sudan: The atrocities in Sudan have not ended and neither should sanctions. Please reinstate strong sanctions on Sudan and implement a comprehensive U.S. policy that focuses on civilian protection, access to humanitarian aid and democratic transformation in Sudan.
Contact the White Houseonline with this suggested message: President Trump, the atrocities in Sudan have not ended and neither should sanctions. Please reinstate strong sanctions on Sudan and implement a comprehensive U.S. policy that focuses on civilian protection, access to humanitarian aid and democratic transformation in Sudan.
Sign this petitionthat asks your representative in the House of Representatives to do what he/she can to support genocide-free investing. Read more about the hearing on “Investments Tied to Genocide” and the details of the legislative recommendations from Investors Against Genocide here.
2017-04-15: 23nd Anniversary Commemoration of the Rwandan Genocide Against the Tutsi, 3-6pm, Boston College High School, 150 William T. Morrissey Blvd Dorchester. Sponsored by Friends of Rwandan Genocide Survivors (FORGES) and Boston College High School. Please join us as we remember the victims, celebrate the resilience of survivors, and raise our voices to stand against genocides.
2017-04-21: State House Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, 10:30am – noon, House of Representatives Chamber at the Massachusetts State House, Boston. Reception to follow in the Hall of Flags.
2017-04-23: Community Holocaust Commemoration of Yom HaShoah, “Raising Our Voices: Music, Art, and Remembrance,” 10:30am, Faneuil Hall, Boston. Sponsored by the Jewish Community Relations Council and its partners. Featuring speaker Rabbi Joseph Polak. The community commemoration of the Holocaust brings together the Jewish and broader community to honor our local survivors, pay tribute to those who perished, transmit memory and ensure an enduring commitment to preserving this critical legacy. RSVP requested here.
2017-04-23: 102nd Armenian Genocide Commemoration at the Park 2017, 3-5pm, Armenian Heritage Park, 110 Atlantic Ave, Boston. Guest speakers include His Eminence Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, Former US Ambassador to Armenia John Evans, and Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian.
2017-04-27: Screening of The Heart of Nuba, 7pm, screening and panel discussion, National Park Service’ Visitors Center, Salem. This inspiring film is about the plight of the Nuban people in Sudan, under attack by their government since 2011, and focuses on the work of Dr. Tom Catena in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan. Tom was a finalist for the 2016 Aurora Prize and highlighted by Time Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in 2015. Information about the film is online at www.theheartofnuba.com. After the film, there will be a panel discussion with Q&A featuring Kenneth Carlson, the producer of the film, and Aymen Korika, from the Nuba Mountains of Sudan. Sponsored by the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Salem State University. Free.
2017-04-30: 4th Annual Walk Against Genocide, 1:30-3pm, starting at the New England Holocaust Memorial, 98 Union St, Boston, and proceeding to Armenian Heritage Park, with speakers at both sites. The program will feature survivors and descendants speaking on the genocide and mass killing experiences of Arawak native Americans, Armenians, Ukrainians (Holodomor), the Holocaust, Cambodians, Rwandan Tutsis, Bosnians, Congolese, Darfuris (Sudan), Nubans (Sudan) and Kurds. Co-sponsors include Armenian Assembly of America, Armenian Heritage Foundation, Armenian National Committee of Eastern Massachusetts, Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association of Greater Lowell, Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Salem State University, Congolese Genocide Awareness, Facing History and Ourselves, Friends of Rwandan Genocide Survivors (FORGES), Greater Boston Holodomor Remembrance Committee, JCRC of Greater Boston, Massachusetts Center for Native American Awareness (MCNAA), Massachusetts Coalition to Save Darfur, New England Friends of Bosnia and Herzegovina, New England Kurdish Association, Nuba Mountains International Association, and Temple B’nai Brith of Somerville. Flyer here. If you are on facebook, add yourself as an attendee and invite Boston-area friends to join us.