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Tools of Trade

Tools of Trade
Tools of Trade: U.S. Sanctions Regimes & Human Rights Accountability Strategies By: International Corporate Accountability Roundtable and the Enough Project Read the full report here.  Economic sanctions provide financial and diplomatic pressure to further U.S. foreign policy goals and national security interests. By targeting individual actors, economic sectors, or an entire foreign government, sanctions are an attractive alternative to softer diplomatic options and drastic military action for the U.S. government to act upon its positions before the international community. Because sanctions are a malleable tool that can be tailored to specific situations, their use has risen to address a wide ...
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The Daily Beast Op-ed: Congo’s Looting and Killing Machine Moves Into High Gear

D.R. Congo
This op-ed originally appeared in The Daily Beast and was written by Enough Project Founding Director John Prendergast ...
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Delaying Consequences Emboldens Peace Spoilers in South Sudan

South Sudan
On Thursday May 31st, the UN Security Council voted to renew the sanctions regime on South Sudan for 45 days but refrained from sanctioning six high-level political and military leaders with command and control responsibilities pending a review of compliance to the Cessation of Hostilities (CoH) agreement signed at the recently concluded High Level Revitalization Forum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ...
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Applications Open for Next School Year! Enough Project’s Student Upstander Program

Applications Open for Next School Year! Enough Project’s Student Upstander Program
The Enough Project’s Student Upstander program is designed to develop a network of committed student activists on campuses across the country to draw on the power of student leadership to support peace in East and Central Africa. Apply for the 2018-2019 academic year now ...
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John Prendergast Provides an Update on South Sudan on NPR Weekend Edition

South Sudan
Host Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to John Prendergast about U.S. humanitarian aid to South Sudan and the current situation for people caught in the brutal war ...
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Testimony of John Prendergast: Protecting Civil Society, Faith-Based Actors, and Political Speech in Sub-Saharan Africa

Testimony of John Prendergast, Enough Project Founding Director and Co-Found of The Sentry, given on May 9th, 2018 before the U.S. Congress’ House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on “Protecting Civil Society, Faith-Based Actors, and Political Speech in Sub-Saharan Africa.”  ...
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John Prendergast Testifies to Congress on Sub-Saharan Africa, Urges Network Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Measures to Address War Linked to Grand Corruption

Today, John Prendergast, Co-Founder of The Sentry and Founding Director of the Enough Project, testified before the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations, in a hearing on “Protecting Civil Society, Faith-Based Actors, and Political Speech in Sub-Saharan Africa.” ...
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Testimony of John Prendergast: Protecting Civil Society, Faith-Based Actors, and Political Speech in Sub-Saharan Africa

Testimony of John Prendergast, Enough Project Founding Director and Co-Found of The Sentry, given on May 9th, 2018 before the U.S. Congress’ House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on “Protecting Civil Society, Faith-Based Actors, and Political Speech in Sub-Saharan Africa.”  Read the full testimony here. Chairman Smith and Ranking Member Bass, thank you for the opportunity to testify on this critical and timely subject. The ability of civil society to exercise their fundamental rights to self-expression and assembly are increasingly under siege in Sub-Saharan Africa due to the targeted violence and draconian restrictions on communication that allow autocratic rulers to suppress ...
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John Prendergast to Testify Before Congress on Protecting Civil Society, Faith-Based Actors, Political Speech in Sub-Saharan Africa

John Prendergast, Co-Founder of The Sentry and Founding Director of the Enough Project, will testify tomorrow, May 9, alongside a distinguished panel of activists before the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations’ hearing on “Protecting Civil Society, Faith-Based Actors, and Political Speech in Sub-Saharan Africa.” ...
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Enough’s 5 Recommended Reads | May 3, 2018

Enough’s 5 Recommended Reads is a biweekly series featuring important stories you may have missed ...
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