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Archive: 2019

U.S. Sanctions Former Head of Sudan's National Intelligence & Security Services

Posted by on August 15th, 2019

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of State issued a press statement declaring that the United States has sanctioned Salah Gosh.

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Back To School

Posted by on August 5th, 2019

Students and teachers are heading back to school, but many in Yida Refugee Camp will go without this Fall. 

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Victory! U.S. House Passes Resolution 432

Posted by 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 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 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 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 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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Watch Sudan On June 30

Posted by on June 27th, 2019

June 30, 2019 marks 30 years of desrructive junta rule in Sudan. Protesters are preparing for their biggest move yet

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Watch Live: House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee Sudan Hearing

Posted by on June 25th, 2019

On Tuesday, June 25 at 2:00PM ET, the House Foreign Affairs Committee's Subcommittee for Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations will hold a hearing on Sudan. Tune in live here. 

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Reporting From The Heart Of Sudan's Revolution

Posted by on June 24th, 2019

Before the June 3 massacre in Khartoum, a number of international reporters were able to share stories from Sudan in a way that had been impossible only a few months earlier. This is what it was like. 

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Blue For Sudan? Learn More & Get Involved

Posted by on June 23rd, 2019

Recent events in Sudan have a lot of globally-minded citizens looking for ways to help. We've been working in one of the most oppressed areas of Sudan for 8 years. Here are some of the best things you can do. 

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Movement Spotlight: Tennessee Governor's School Students

Posted by on June 22nd, 2019

Every now and then, we bring you a story from our movement about how our supporters are engaging with our mission in Sudan.

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Tennessee: Ask Your Senators To Cosponsor S.Res 188

Posted by on June 21st, 2019

If you are a Tennessee resident, we need your voice right now. Call your Senators and ask them to cosponsor 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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Tennessee: Ask Your Representative To Cosponsor H.Res 432

Posted by on June 21st, 2019

If you are a Tennessee resident, we need your voice right now. Call your Senators and ask them to cosponsor 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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Brand Partner Event Results: Kendra Scott

Posted by on June 19th, 2019

On the evening of June 13, 2019, brand partner Kendra Scott hosted their second fundraiser for the people of Sudan. We asked our supporters to shop for good so Kendra Scott could donate 20% of all purchases to our work. Here are your results!

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Movement Spotlight: Shwetha Ganesh

Posted by on June 17th, 2019

Every now and then, we bring you a story from our movement about how our supporters are engaging with our mission in Sudan.

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Comedian Hasan Minhaj Talks Sudan

Posted by on June 10th, 2019

On the latest episode of Patriot Act, Hasan examines the ongoing protests and fight for democracy happening in Sudan. 

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Terror In Khartoum

Posted by on June 5th, 2019

On June 3, Sudan's ruling Transitional Military Council junta launched a massacre against unarmed and peaceful protesters in Khartoum. 

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Same Faces, Same Crimes, SameĀ Regime.

Posted by on May 17th, 2019

Hope for real change has emerged in Sudan. The country's military rulers and war criminals are seeking to kill it.

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Congress Appeals To State & Treasury Departments On Sudan Policy

Posted by on May 16th, 2019

With U.S. foreign policy towards Sudan in tatters, a bipartisan group Senators and Representatives is looking for a new path forward.

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Education Campaigns Are Merging

Posted by on April 19th, 2019

An update on two of our fundraising campaigns.

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Staying The Course

Posted by on April 12th, 2019

In a message to our movement, our Executive Director reviews the stunning events over the last several days in Sudan and reports on our path forward.

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U.S. Senators Appeal To State Department On Sudan Policy

Posted by on April 10th, 2019

With U.S. foreign policy towards Sudan in tatters, a bipartisan group U.S. Senators are looking for a new path forward.

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From The Ground: Sudan Uprising

Posted by on April 9th, 2019

As the Bashir regime deepens its violent crackdown on unarmed protesers, Sudanese under attack are fighting to get their plight and stories out to the world. Warning: this blogpost contains graphic content. 

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7th Annual Gala Results

Posted by on April 7th, 2019

Here are your results from the 7th annual Good People Good Beer Gala!

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April 2019 Mother of Mercy Hospital Update

Posted by on April 4th, 2019

In October 2016, Operation Broken Silence launched the Heart of Nuba Campaign alongside of the Take Heart Foundation. This online fundraising movement provides support to Mother of Mercy Hospital in the war-torn Nuba Mountains of Sudan. This is an update on how your fundraising and giving is leading to real results at this special healthcare facility. 

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April 2019 Endure Primary School Update

Posted by on April 3rd, 2019

In 2015, Operation Broken Silence launched the Endure Campaign, a fundraising movement focused on sponsoring the Endure Primary School in Yida Refugee Camp, South Sudan. This is an update on how your fundraising and giving is leading to real results at this special school. 

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Movement Member Spotlight: Megan Barlowe

Posted by on March 29th, 2019

Every now and then, we bring you a story from our movement about how our supporters are engaging with our mission in Sudan.

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Good People Good Beer 2019 Final Details

Posted by on March 21st, 2019

Everything you need to know for our favorite event of the year, all in one place. 

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March 2019 Renewal High School Update

Posted by on March 12th, 2019

In 2018, Operation Broken Silence began fundraising for a new high school in Yida Refugee Camp, South Sudan. This is an update on how your fundraising and giving is leading to real results on the ground. 

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It's Time To Panic About U.S. Sudan Policy

Posted by on February 27th, 2019

Sudan's dictator is preparing to violently end legitimate protests against his rule. And all options, including massacring unarmed citizens, are on the table. 

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Sudan's Dictator Declares One Year State of Emergency

Posted by on February 22nd, 2019
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FBI's International Human Rights Unit Must Be Protected

Posted by on February 18th, 2019

The FBI’s International Human Rights Unit leads investigations concerning individuals within the United States who have been accused of committing war crimes, torture, genocide, female genital mutilation, and the recruitment of child soldiers. Now, this critical unit is reporterdly about to be shut down. 

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Sudan's Secret Hit Squads Used To Attack Protesters

Posted by on February 13th, 2019

These are images Sudan’s government does not want you to see: teams of masked, plainclothes agents chasing down protesters, beating them, and dragging them off to secret detention centres in Khartoum.

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U.S. Must Suspend Normalization Talks With Sudan's Dictatorship

Posted by on February 7th, 2019

6 weeks of legitimate protests in Sudan have been met by the Bashir regime with brutal force.

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Eden's Run 5K Final Details

Posted by on February 1st, 2019

Everything you need to know about your favorite run of the year, all in one place. 

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From The Ground: Protests In Sudan

Posted by on January 25th, 2019

As the Bashir regime deepens its violent crackdown on unarmed protesers, Sudanese under attack are fighting to get their plight and stories out to the world. Warning: this blogpost contains graphic content. 

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Organizational Letter To Top American Officials Concerning Protests In Sudan

Posted by on January 17th, 2019

We join 92 other organizations and experts in calling on the U.S. government to support the Sudanese people and halt the normalization of bilateral relations.

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Elie Wiesel Act Is Now U.S. Law

Posted on January 15th, 2019

An update on the Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act (S.1158).

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What To Expect At Our 7th Annual Gala

Posted by on January 1st, 2019

The 7th annual Good People Good Beer Gala is March 23, 2019 at the Memphis Grand Carousel. Read on to see what's in store!

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