Help stop genocide and crimes against humanity in Sudan

Easy actions against genocide

  • Join the latest action sponsored by Act for Sudan, here.AFS_logo-small
  • Call the State Department, leave a message for Secretary Kerry and the Special Envoy for Sudan 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 Kerry and Special Envoy Donald Booth on Sudan: It’s time for the US to implement a comprehensive approach that focuses on civilian protection, access to humanitarian aid and democratic transformation in Sudan. Please do not relax sanctions on Sudan.
  • Call the White House comment line at 202-456-1111, Monday – Friday, 9-5 EST, with this suggested message:
    This is [your name] calling from [city, state] with a message on Sudan. I’m calling to tell President Obama that it’s time for the US to implement a comprehensive approach that focuses on civilian protection, access to humanitarian aid and democratic transformation in Sudan. Please do not relax sanctions on Sudan.
  • Sign this petition that 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.

Coming events

  • 2017-02-12: Screening of The Heart of Nuba, 2-4pm, screening and panel discussion, Rabb Hall at the Boston Public Library, Copley Square, Boston. 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.
  • 2017-04-30: 4th Annual Walk Against Genocide, 1:30-3pm, starting at the Holocaust Memorial and proceeding to Armenian Heritage Park, with speakers at both sites.

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