Operation Broken Silence
We're building a global movement to empower the Sudanese people through innovative programs as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. obsilence.org

Friends and supporters,

As we enter what is expected to be a chaotic weekend in Sudan, I wanted to provide a quick update on this week’s events.

Early on the morning of October 25, Sudan’s security forces executed a coup. This illegal action came less than a month before…

Sudanese protestors in Khartoum. Licensed via Pond5.

Hundreds of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators poured into the streets of Khartoum and other major cities on Thursday, demanding full civilian rule in the face of a looming military takeover of Sudan’s fragile transitional government.

The protests come as military and civilian authorities are locked in an intense power struggle…

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In 2019, elements of Sudan’s genocidal security forces joined protesters in overthrowing former President Omar al-Bashir and his National Congress Party. While this was a joyous moment, this uneasy alliance was always destined to be short-lived. …

Today, we are excited to announce that Operation Broken Silence has been named a Best in Classy nonprofit, celebrated for achieving one of the best donor experiences on the Classy giving platform.

Best in Classy recognizes fundraising excellence within the Classy nonprofit community, which includes over 6,000 of the world’s…

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Thankfully, we had our Endowment Fund to lean on during the most difficult season we’ve ever faced. This special fund prevented Operation Broken Silence from having to shutter any of our programs or permanently close our doors.

As we’ve mentioned in previous updates to you, this year is one of…

Sudan’s former president Omar Hassan al-Bashir sits inside a cage at the courthouse where he is facing corruption charges, in Khartoum. Photo By Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah. Licensed via Adobe Stock.

The transitional government of Sudan will surrender former dictator Omar al-Bashir and other indicted war criminals to the International Criminal Court for trial. “The cabinet decided to hand over wanted officials to the ICC,” Foreign Minister Mariam al-Mahdi said on Wednesday.

In 2009, the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued a…

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