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The Golden Laundromat: Conflict Gold May Be Entering US Through Gold Trading Network – New Investigation

D.R. Congo
New investigative report by The Sentry raises serious concerns that gold mined from conflict areas in the Democratic Republic of Congo may wind up in the supply chains of 283 U.S. publicly listed companies, including Amazon, Sony, and General Electric, through a global gold trading corporate network controlled by Belgian tycoon Alain Goetz ...
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UN Security Council Takes Aim at Conflict Linked to Natural Resources

Today, the U.N. Security Council held a session on the role of natural resources as a root cause of conflict ...
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Running Out of Time: Elections in DR Congo

D.R. Congo
On September 14, 2018, The Sentry published an investigative report examining allegations of corruption and other red flags in the Democratic Republic of  Congo’s (Congo) current electoral process.  ...
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Investigative Alert by The Sentry Points to South Sudan’s Neighbors’ Role in Devastating Conflict

South Sudan
A new investigative Africa Uncensored documentary, “The Profiteers,” featuring in part The Sentry’s investigative findings, explores linkages between South Sudan’s civil war and the operations of businesspeople, financial institutions, and government and military officials in Kenya, Uganda, and Ethiopia ...
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A Well-Deserved Nobel Prize for Dr. Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad

D.R. Congo
A Well-Deserved Nobel Prize for Dr. Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad
Amidst a surge of global attention on violence against women, the Nobel Peace Prize Committee sent a signal that speaking truth to power about it is an act of unequivocal heroism ...
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Why We Support Escalated Financial Pressure and Consequences: An Open Letter to the South Sudanese People

Download the full letter here.  From John Prendergast and Brian Adeba October 2018 To the People of South Sudan, We at the Enough Project are deeply concerned about the flaws in the signed peace agreement that fall short of addressing the root causes of the conflict in South Sudan in a comprehensive manner that will prevent a return to conflict. We are writing this open letter to explain why – even after a peace deal was signed on September 12 – we continue to advocate for escalating and targeted financial and legal measures against those who are looting South Sudan’s ...
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AllAfrica.com Op-ed: The Last U.S.-Brokered Peace in Africa

This op-ed originally appeared in AllAfrica.com and was written by Enough Project Founding Director John Prendergast ...
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Lemkin Summit to End Genocide and Mass Atrocities 2019

Lemkin Summit to End Genocide and Mass Atrocities 2019
Join the Enough Project for The Lemkin Summit to End Genocide and Mass Atrocities, this year’s three-day conference bringing students and community leaders at the forefront of the anti-atrocity movement to D.C. for a weekend of learning and action ...
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New Report Warns South Sudan Peace Deal Does Not Address Primary Cause of War

In a new Enough Project policy report published today, authors John Prendergast and Brian Adeba detail how the September 12 peace deal signed between the South Sudan government and opposition does not address the root cause of the war: the hijacking of governing institutions and a violent kleptocratic system that incentivizes conflict and undermines peace processes ...
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Neo-Colonialism and a Faustian Bargain Undermine South Sudan’s Peace Deal

Read the full report. By John Prendergast and Brian Adeba Peace remains elusive in South Sudan.  The latest in a line of peace deals – this one signed on September 12, 2018 between the South Sudan government and opposition – does not address the primary root cause of the war: the hijacking of governing institutions and the creation of a violent kleptocratic state that enriches senior officials and their commercial collaborators while doing nothing to provide social services, build infrastructure, create transparency, introduce accountability, reinforce the rule of law, or grow the economy of South Sudan. Fueling this ongoing strife ...
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