Since mid-December, tensions that erupted between opposing political factions in South Sudan have spiraled into massive violence that often leverages existing ethnic tensions. This fighting has resulted in massive human rights abuses and has left over 800,000 internally displaced and 7 million at risk of food insecurity.Please ask your U.S. Representative to Support H. Res. 503 on South Sudan
South Sudanese NBA star and peace activist Luol Deng speaks from the heart in this moving message to the youth of South Sudan on forgiveness, strength, and courage in the face of the current conflict. He calls on South Sudanese youth to take a stand against the ethnic polarization of the conflict and to advocate for peace in their own communities.
Use the Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month Toolkit to sponsor or support advocacy and remembrance activities in your community this April.
April is designated as Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month each year. To help you take action in your community this April, we’ve teamed up with partner organizations to create a Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month Toolkit. In addition to tips on planning events and utilizing media to raise awareness, the toolkit includes information on the ongoing conflicts in Burma, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan, Sudan, and Syria.Check out the Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month Toolkit. >>
2013 marks ten years from the start of crimes in Darfur that the U.S. government found to constitute genocide. While many think that the conflict in Darfur is over, violence is on the rise. with over 300,000 newly displaced civilians in the first half of 2013 - and the Sudanese Government continues to target civilians in multiple areas of the country.
We are launching a campaign urging our elected officials to take action by co-sponsoring and passing the Sudan Peace, Security, and Accountability Act of 2013 (H.R. 1692) through Congress. This is our best opportunity to generate a policy change by the U.S. Government to address the situation in Sudan.Act Now: Peace for Sudan
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 »
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 »