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Archive: June 2016

The U.N. Is Abandoning Nuba Refugees ... Again

Posted by on June 30th, 2016

Today, June 30, 2016 marks another ill-conceived effort by the United Nations to close Yida Refugee Camp. Learn more. 

Tags: Sudan, Nuba, Yida, Refugees, United Nations, get involved
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Working Towards A New Storytelling Experience

Posted by on June 24th, 2016

The University of Memphis serves as the host of the Governor's School for International Studies which takes place on the U of M Campus each year during the month of June. This year featured a presentation and workshop led by Operation Broken Silence's Executive Director Mark Hackett.

Tags: Sudan, Memphis, Tennessee, School, Governor's, program, photo exhibit,
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Life Goes On In Yida Refugee Camp

Posted by on June 23rd, 2016

Read the story behind a recent photo from Yida Refugee Camp, South Sudan.

Tags: Sudan, photo, photography, get involved,
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4 Reasons Senator Corker Should Move S.2551 Forwards

Posted by on June 21st, 2016

Senator Corker (R-TN) is uniquely positioned to move important foreign policy legislation forwards. Here's 5 great reasons why he should do just that. 

Tags: GAPA, S.2551, legislation, advocacy, campaign,
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Progress Is Overlooked In Sudan

Posted by on June 16th, 2016

Read the story behind a photo about saved lives. 

Tags: Sudan, photo, photography, get involved,
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June 2016 Endure Campaign Update

Posted by on June 14th, 2016

A brief update on the fundraising campaign for our educational program. 

Tags: Sudan, Endure, Campaign, fundraise, get involved,
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The Power Of A Photo

Posted by on June 12th, 2016

Read the story behind one of our movement's favorite photos. 

Tags: Sudan, photo, photography, story, film,
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Human Rights Abuses In Sudan: April 2016

Posted by on June 11th, 2016

During the month of April 2016, SUDO (UK)’s network of human rights monitors have reported and verified 98 incidents of human rights abuses across Sudan involving 12 Sudanese states. A further five reports were also submitted concerning three instances of ethnic violence, killing 18 militia members on all sides, a report on the arrival of approximately 236 families displaced from the fighting in Jebel Marra to three IDP Camps situated in Marshang locality, South Darfur, as well as the appalling humanitarian conditions faced by South Sudanese refugees in East Darfur.

Tags: Sudan, news, updates, get involved
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Sudan Government Speaks Out Against Remaining On U.S. Terrorism List

Posted by on June 10th, 2016

The Sudanese government has spoken out against remaining on the US State Department’s “State Sponsors of Terrorism” list, despite it's continued support of international, regional, and domestic terrorism. Learn more. 

Tags: Sudan, terrorism, United States, State Department,
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44 Organizations Urge Congressional Action on Atrocities Prevention Following Executive Order

Posted by on June 6th, 2016

44 organizations from across the United States are calling on Congress to pass S.2551. Learn more. 

Tags: advocacy, Sudan, bill, legislation,
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Film Announcement

Posted by on June 4th, 2016

We just wrapped up production of our 4th documentary film about the crisis in Sudan. Here’s some early unedited photos from location.

Tags: Sudan, film, storytellers, news, give
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