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


In 2015, Operation Broken Silence began funding four Nuba teachers in Yida Refugee Camp. They were giving lessons underneath a tree with a single, broken chalkboard.

With your support, their small effort has blossomed into the Endure Primary and Renewal Secondary Schools. You empower 24 Nuba teachers here. …


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For the last 6 years, Operation Broken Silence has been part of Nonprofit Day at Governor’s School for International Studies, hosted by the University of Memphis. …


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In 2018, over 600 of our supporters in Tennessee came together to make The Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act federal law.

As an organization with years of experience working on the frontlines in Sudan, we are intimately familiar with what happens when the U.S. government fails to take…


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Operation Broken Silence started accepting cryptocurrency donations in 2020. Since then, we have steadily expanded tokens that can be given to our mission in Sudan.

As of today, you can now also donate Aave (AAVE), Compound (COMP), Curve (CRV), SushiSwap (SUSHI), and Uniswap (UNI). …


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This time last year, the world was a very different place.

I hope 2020 goes down in our history as the hardest year we faced. COVID-19 coupled to social upheaval here in the United States presented us with an array of new challenges. …

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