A resolution has recently been introduced in the Senate, a companion piece to House Resolution 131 that urges increased engagement by the U.S. government to bring long-term peace to the Democratic Republic of Congo. By passing this resolution, Congress can work more closely with the Obama administration to prioritize eastern Congo.Take Action Now »
S. Res. 144 concerns the ongoing conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the need for international efforts toward long-term peace, stability, and observance of human rights.
H.R. 131 Concerns the ongoing conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the need for international efforts toward long-term peace, stability, and observance of human rights.
Ask your Representative to co-sponsor H.R. 131, which concerns the ongoing conflict in the Congo, and the need for international efforts toward long-term peace, stability, and observance of human rights.Take Action Now »
Despite this progress, including increasing levels of LRA defections, some policy makers in the Obama Administration are considering ending the U.S. advisors’ mission.
Tell Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel that you support the U.S. advisors’ completion of their mission to help dismantle the LRA. Tell Sec. Hagel that civilians living in central Africa who remain at risk of LRA abductions and atrocity crimes need U.S. advisors to stay with the regional forces pressuring the LRA until the job is done and peace is achieved.Take Action Now »
Read Enough's report, "Kony's Ivory."
Enough's latest report, "Kony's Ivory: How Elephant Poaching in Congo Helps Support the Lord's Resistance Army", provides evidence that the LRA is poaching elephants in Garamba National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo to finance continued atrocities against civilians in the region. The U.S. can take steps to help stop this funding stream for armed groups by preventing poaching and increasing information and access for forces fighting the LRA.Take Action Now »
It is time for the U.S. Government to do more and put an end to these atrocities.
Ten years since the beginning of crimes in the Darfur region of Sudan that the U.S. government found to constitute genocide, violence and aid restrictions exist in multiple locations throughout the country. An estimated 130,000 people have been newly displaced in the first months of 2013 alone. Continued aerial bombardment of civilian areas of South Kordofan and Blue Nile states, as well as blocking of humanitarian relief by the Government of Sudan, has led to over 900,000 Sudanese in dire need of humanitarian aid.Take Action Now »