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Tell Congress: We Need Special Envoys

Secretary of State Tillerson is planning to dismantle multiple Special Envoy offices in the State department. Don’t let him!

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WHEN CAN THIS STOP??

From an anonymous refugee of Darfur: The government of Sudan is one of the regimes that cannot be trusted. We even have one proverb, says that you can believe the devil, rather than Sudan government! No one can imagine, for how many years those victims of Darfur suffered, and still the same attacks, killings, rapes, […]

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#SmartSudan Policy

Dear President Trump,  CC: The Honorable Mike Pence, Vice President  The Honorable Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State The Honorable Nikki Haley, Ambassador to the United Nations We ask that the Administration immediately appoint a Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan in order to bring urgently needed diplomatic leadership to facilitate efforts to bring peace […]

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#SmartSudan Policy

The United States is in need of a Sudan policy that effectively supports the people of Sudan in their efforts to establish a viable state that is no longer a breeding ground for terrorism and is no longer plagued by genocide, mass atrocities, forced displacement, human rights abuses, and gross mismanagement of the country and […]

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Are You a Florida, Indiana, or Ohio resident? We need your help!

Take action: Urge your FL, IN, and OH Senator to be an original co-sponsor of the Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2017.

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Never Again, Yet Again

War is horrifically, painfully, and unconscionably nothing new. So why does Aleppo seem different?

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What can be done to save the Rohingya?

During the 2015 ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) summit in Kuala Lumpur, the regional bloc briefly and fruitlessly deliberated on the plight of the persecuted Rohingya ethnic group within Burma. The Burmese delegation refused to participate and absolved themselves of responsibility in the matter, declaring the Rohingya were no more than migrant Bangladeshis and […]

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Campaign Success!

Earlier this year, we joined the Congo advocacy community in a  to promote free and fair elections in the DR Congo by imploring Secretary of State John Kerry to impose targeted sanctions on President Joseph Kabila and his inner circle. We are very pleased to announce that our organizing efforts were a success. As of […]

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A Possibility of Extermination

This past week, Aung San Suu Kyi, an enduring symbol of the struggle for democracy in Burma and now State Counsellor of Myanmar, made an official visit to Thailand, where she was greeted by thousands of her compatriots living and working in Bangkok. Many of them belong to the Rohingya ethnic group, whom The Economist […]

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Red flags we can’t ignore

Warning signs, grimly reminiscent of previous episodes of genocide, are appearing across Burundi. This tiny nation, nestled within the green hills of equatorial Africa, has hosted disproportionate rates of ethnic violence in the decades since independence. Shortly before its neighbor to the north, Rwanda, collapsed into one of the worst genocides in history, Burundi underwent […]