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Author: Eileen White Read

STATEMENT: The Obama Administration Expresses Concern About Arms Flow in Sudan

STATEMENT: The Obama Administration Expresses Concern About Arms Flow in Sudan
The Enough Project today released statements concerning the Obama administration’s apparent concern about the flow of illegal arms to South Sudan ...
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Rolling Stone Talks Darfur

Rolling Stone Talks Darfur
In a blockbuster end-of-decade issue reviewing the past 10 years in rock and roll, Rolling Stone magazine also devotes considerable time and space—12 pages, to be exact—to one of the most intransigent conflicts that spanned six years of this decade: the conflict in Darfur, Sudan ...
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Niotan Inc. Fails to Address Concerns About Conflict Minerals

Niotan Inc. Fails to Address Concerns About Conflict Minerals
In a December 7 statement, Nevada-based Niotan Inc. claimed that it "does not source tantalum from the Democratic Republic of the Congo" and denied reports suggesting that it is linked to conflict minerals originating in eastern Congo ...
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U.S. Company Linked To Congo Conflict Minerals

U.S. Company Linked To Congo Conflict Minerals
A soon-to-be-published United Nations report on conflict-minerals mining in the DRC has—for the first time—identified a U.S. company that allegedly trades in one of the conflict minerals fueling Congo’s rebel groups ...
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PRESS RELEASE: An Uneasy Alliance in Eastern Congo

PRESS RELEASE: An Uneasy Alliance in Eastern Congo
The human cost of Operation Kimia II—the ongoing joint military offensive by the Congolese army and United Nations peacekeepers against Rwandan rebels in eastern Congo—outweighs its benefits, argues a new strategy paper from Enough, the anti-genocide project at the Center for American Progress ...
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Congo Video Contest Winner Aims to ‘Restore Life’ Though Education, Advocacy

Congo Video Contest Winner Aims to 'Restore Life' Though Education, Advocacy
New media aficionado Matt Smith, a Bend, Oregon, graduate student, knew he had to work fast when he heard about the Enough-YouTube Come Clean 4 Congo video contest a few days before the submission deadline ...
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RELEASE: New Campaign Calls on President Obama To “live up to his words” on Sudan

RELEASE: New Campaign Calls on President Obama To "live up to his words" on Sudan
Today a coalition of anti-genocide advocacy organizations announced the launch of a bold new campaign called Sudan Now: Keep the Promise. The campaign will challenge President Barack Obama and top U.S. administration officials to live up to their campaign and political promises by taking strong and immediate action to help end the international crisis in Sudan and bring a lasting peace to the people of that country ...
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Prendergast Talks Sudan Sanctions, Sexual Violence in Congo on MSNBC

In a live interview with Andrea Mitchell on MSNBC today, Enough Co-founder John Prendergast previewed some of the most important issues in Africa that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be confronting during her trip this week and next. Prendergast noted that while Africa has made progress in areas such as economic growth and health care, "what continues to bring Africa down is conflicts." He mentioned the two worst, in Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Asked about the Obama administration's apparent policy confusion over Sudan, which was the subject of hearings on Capitol Hill last week, Prendergast ...
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R U 4 Congo?

R U 4 Congo?
Enough’s RAISE Hope for Congo campaign reached out to video artists to help tell the story about the crises plaguing the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s – an epidemic of sexual violence, armed groups earning millions from the mining of conflict minerals, increasing numbers of people displaced by conflict. We launched the Come Clean 4 Congo partnership with YouTube, and dozens of activists responded with clever, creative videos illustrating the scourge of conflict minerals. A trio of celebrity judges narrowed them down to three finalists. Now it’s up to the public to choose the very best – beginning today. You ...
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STRATEGY PAPER: Abyei: Sudan’s Next Test

STRATEGY PAPER:  Abyei: Sudan’s Next Test
This week's legal decision on the boundary of Abyei - an oil-rich and contested region along the disputed North-South border within Sudan – will be the first major test of recent commitments made in Washington by the two parties to Sudan's 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement, or CPA ...
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