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Victory! U.S. House Passes Resolution 432

Posted by Mark Hackett on July 16th, 2019

Yesterday, the United States House of Representatives passed H.Res. 432: Condemning the attacks on peaceful protesters and supporting an immediate peaceful transition to a civilian-led democratic government in Sudan.

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Summer 2019 Endowment Update

Posted by OBS Team on July 12th, 2019

In 2015, Operation Broken Silence self-started an Endowment Fund as our part of our long-term strategy to propel our mission forward. Here is an update on the progress you are making. 

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Victory! U.S. Senate Passes Resolution 188

Posted by Mark Hackett on July 10th, 2019

Yesterday, the United States Senate passed S.Res. 188: A resolution encouraging a swift transfer of power by the military to a civilian-led political authority in the Republic of the Sudan, and for other purposes.

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Internet Is Back On In Sudan

Posted by Mark Hackett on July 9th, 2019

Following the Transitional Military Council's massacre of unarmed protesters in Khartoum on June 3, the junta shut down the internet to prevent evidence of their crimes from reaching the world. Internet is back on, and the images Sudanese are uploading are horrifying. 

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Sudan's Military Council Has Hired A Lobbying Firm

Posted by Mark Hackett on June 28th, 2019

A new U.S. Justice Department document shows that the Transitional Military Council has hired a Canadian lobbying firm. It gets bad and weird really fast. 

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