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UN Report Reaffirms Alarming Security Situation in Central African Republic

Seized ammunition of ex-Séléka rebels in Bria. February 2015.

The U.N. Security Council’s Panel of Experts on the Central African Republic (CAR) released its final report for 2016 in December. The 186-page report documents a sharp deterioration in the security situation and a deepening crisis in CAR since August 2016. The country continues to be ruled by a multitude of criminal gangs that fiercely compete for control of economic resources.  Read More »

Enough Project Statement on U.S. Refugee Policy

The Enough Project is dedicated to ending genocide and crimes against humanity in East and Central Africa, including in Sudan and Somalia. A key aspect of combating these atrocities is to ensure protection of innocent people fleeing this violence, especially when the governments responsible for protecting their civilians either cannot, or will not, do so.  Read More »

Enough's 5 Recommended Reads | Feb. 9

Enough's 5 Recommended Reads is a biweekly series featuring important stories you may have missed.   Read More »

New Analysis Shows Costs for U.S. Companies to Implement Conflict Minerals Law 74-85% Lower than Expected

On February 6th, Elm Sustainability Partners, an independent advisory firm, published detailed information demonstrating that implementation costs related to federal conflict minerals reporting requirements for businesses have been substantially lower than expected and U.S. companies have in fact seen “tangible business benefits.”  Read More »

Fox News Op-ed: Congo's Violent Kleptocracy at a Crossroads

At fifteen minutes to midnight on New Year’s Eve, early fireworks went off in the Democratic Republic of Congo. These weren’t to celebrate another new year, but rather the signing of an agreement that, if implemented, paves the way for the country’s first ever peaceful, democratic transition of power.   Read More »

Missing the Point on South Sudan

On January 18, Ambassador Donald Booth took the stage at the United States Institute of Peace to reflect on his tenure as U.S. Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan. During this discussion, Booth’s mention of the missed opportunities for meaningful action early in South Sudan’s civil war was noticeably absent. While lamenting miscalculations regarding the selfish ways of the country’s political leaders and wondering how the new administration could “incentivize” peace, he failed to reflect on what might have been the administration’s most consequential decision . . . or lack thereof.  Read More »

Enough's 5 Recommended Reads | Jan. 26

Enough's 5 Recommended Reads is a biweekly series featuring important stories you may have missed.   Read More »

Kenya Must Release Aggrey Idri and Dong Samuel

On January 24, in a worrying move, Kenyan authorities detained two South Sudanese activists, Aggrey Idri and Dong Samuel in Nairobi. They are affiliated with South Sudan’s political opposition and are currently at risk of being deported to Juba.  Read More »

New Report - Weapons of Mass Corruption: How Corruption in South Sudan’s Military Undermines the World’s Newest Country

Today, the Enough Project released a new report, Weapons of Mass Corruption: How corruption in South Sudan’s military undermines the world’s newest country. This fifth installment of the Political Economy of African Wars Series describes the system of corruption within the South Sudanese army, showing how it is part of the larger system of violent kleptocracy in South Sudan which perpetuates conflict and the commission of atrocity crimes against civilians.  Read More »

Watch The Good Lie This Semester

As students left for holiday break, the United Nations warned of a looming genocide in South Sudan. Communities can come together to build interest in South Sudan and lay the groundwork for future action. Hosting a film screening is something every community leader can do. As the semester gets into full swing, one film to add to the roster is The Good Lie.  Read More »

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