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Archive: January 2016

Today is International Holocaust Remembrance

Posted by on January 27th, 2016

The United Nations General Assembly designated January 27—the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau—as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. On this annual day of commemoration, the UN urges every member state to honor the victims of the Nazi era and to develop educational programs to help prevent future genocides.

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Jebel Marra Under Siege: Update 3

Posted by on January 26th, 2016

On January 15, the government of Sudan renewed it's bombing and shelling campaign of Darfur's Jebel Marra region. Here's an update.

Tags: sudan, darfur, jebel, marra, massacre, genocide, war,
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Jebel Marra Under Siege: Update 2

Posted by on January 22nd, 2016

On January 15, the government of Sudan renewed it's bombing and shelling campaign of Darfur's Jebel Marra region. Here's an update.

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Memphis 20<30 2016

Posted by on January 21st, 2016

This is the seventh year of the Memphis Flyer's annual 20<30 issue, and this year's crop of young movers and shakers is, as usual, a diverse and impactful group. They are taking on the city's major issues — poverty, transportation, education, civil rights, and medical research. They are enriching the city with their work in music, art, fashion, agriculture, and business.

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Sudan Government Renews Jebel Marra Siege

Posted by on January 19th, 2016

On January 15, the government of Sudan renewed it's bombing and shelling campaign of Darfur's Jebel Marra region. Here's an update.

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5 Reasons To Join #Storytellers

Posted by on January 17th, 2016

On January 5, 2016 we launched our big campaign of 2016: #Storytellers. Here's 5 reasons you should join it. 

Tags: storytellers, film, documentary, Sudan, fundraise, fundraising, get involved, take action,
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Shoot & Splice Review

Posted by on January 8th, 2016

On January 5, 2016, our Executive Director joined a conversation about filmmaking at the monthly Shoot & Splice event in Memphis, TN. Learn more. 

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We Are #Storytellers

Posted by on January 5th, 2016

In 2016, Operation Broken Silence will create it's fourth documentary film on Sudan. Our previous documentary films have introduced over 500,000 people to the crisis in Sudan and, more importantly, the amazing people living through it. Filmmaking and creative storytelling is at the heart of what we do and has played a major role in growing our movement for peace and justice in Sudan, as well as our on-the-ground programs.

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Get Involved in 2016

Posted by on January 2nd, 2016

We've identified some of the top ways you can support the people of Sudan in 2016. 

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