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Carine UmuhumuzaCarine Umuhumuza is the Communications Associate at the Enough Project. Prior to her current position, she worked as a communications intern at Enough and an editoral intern at All Africa Global Media. She also worked as a freelance editor for diaspora-focused nonprofits in the DC area and the Human Rights Blog. 
 

She received her B.A. in journalism and African American Studies from Syracuse University and graduated with honors. Her work has been published on AllAfrica.com and the Huffington Post. She was born in Rwanda and grew up in southern New Hampshire. 

Report: The Recent Fighting in Eastern Congo and Its Implications for Peace

A new Enough Project infographic and accompanying table reveals how the M23 rebel group and the Congolese national army – currently the two most powerful armed actors in eastern Congo - pursue their interests through a set of relationships with other armed groups.  Read More »

Five Stories You May Have Missed This Week

A weekly round-up of must-read stories, posted every Friday. 

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Five Stories You May Have Missed This Week

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A weekly round-up of must-read stories, posted every Friday.   Read More »

Darfur: 10 Years and Counting

In the past 10 years alone, we have seen: Our relationship with music shift completely, from recording songs from the radio on cassettes to walking around with personal music libraries in our pockets. The rise of reality television, documenting everything from the mundane to the very intimate. And of course, the digitization of nearly every aspect of our lives. For Darfuris, however, the past 10 years are not been marked with pop-culture phenomena, but instead with violence, displacement, and constant uncertainty about the future.  Read More »

President Obama Signs Rewards for Justice Bill into Law

President Obama signed legislation into law yesterday that will expand the scope of the Rewards for Justice Program. On hand at the Oval Office signing ceremony were representatives from human rights organizations who have been important supporters in this effort and work on these issues every day, including Enough Project Executive Director John C. Bradshaw and our partners from Invisible Children, Resolve, and Humanity United.

 

5 Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

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A weekly round-up of must-read stories, posted every Friday.  Read More »

From Child Miner to Jewelry Store: The Six Steps to Conflict Gold in Congo

The conflict-gold rush is thriving in eastern Congo. Recent U.S. legislation and supply-chain pressure from tech companies has made it difficult for armed groups in the region to sell the 3-T minerals—tin, tantalum, and tungsten—and as a result, rebels and army commanders have increasingly turned to gold. In a report released today, the Enough Project looks at the illegal conflict-gold trade in eastern Congo that is fueling one of the most violent conflicts in the world.  Read More »

Two Sudans Dispatch: Good and Bad News from Talks in Addis Ababa

On September 27, South Sudan and Sudan signed a partial peace deal in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, marking the conclusion of the final round of negotiations between the two nations. In a field dispatch released today, the Enough Project’s Juba-based field researcher Amanda Hsiao, who covered the talks in Addis Ababa, describes the major points of agreements on oil flow, disputed areas, and security arrangements.  Read More »

SPLM-N Leaders Meet with U.S. Officials: “We Are Looking for Change”

 

Last week, leaders of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North, or SPLM-N, arrived in Washington to meet with U.S. State Department officials and discuss U.S. engagement in the unfolding humanitarian crisis, as well as the ongoing peace talks with the government of Sudan. This is the first time the three leaders, SPLM-N Chairman Malik Agar, SPLM-N Chief of Staff and Deputy Chairman Abdel Aziz al-Hilu, and Secretary General Yasir Arman, have travelled together to the U.S.   Read More »

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