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New Report: Prosecute the Profiteers

New Report: Prosecute the Profiteers
The new Sentry report highlights the pervasive role of financial actors in the perpetration of atrocities, and critical omissions in the ways those crimes are prosecuted ...
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Overview: “Prosecute the Profiteers: following the money to support war crimes accountability”

War crimes pay. In East and Central Africa, where armed conflict has created some of the fastest-growing refugee flows in the world, control over lucrative resources is often the raison d’etre of perpetrators. Economic crimes and grave violence often occur in tandem and generate profits for a range of people and entities involved. They entrench the conditions that made exploitation possible, inevitably leading to more. To improve accountability for atrocities, governments, the private sector, and the courts must take aim at the financial infrastructure enabling violence. Authorities in national and international courts should improve their approaches to investigating the financing ...
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“Prosecute the Profiteers” New Report on Following the Money to Support War Crimes Accountability

In a new report released today, The Sentry highlights the pervasive role of profiteers and financiers in the perpetration of atrocities, pointing to critical omissions in the ways those crimes are prosecuted ...
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Alert on Sudan Warns of Severe Risks of Money Laundering, Terror Financing

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Urgent Report Exposes Dangerous Failures by the Bashir Regime to Comply with International Anti-Corruption Standards Washington, D.C. - A new alert released today by The Sentry warns of the severe risks for money laundering, terrorist financing, and other criminal activity in the Sudanese financial system. The Sentry Alert, “Sudan's Anti-Corruption Whitewash: The Bashir Regime's Hollow Commitment to Combating Illicit Finance,” details how the Sudanese government has protected deeply entrenched systemic corruption and continues to flout international anti-corruption standards, including those of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the main intergovernmental body charged with regulating and monitoring anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CFT). Sudan is now ...
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Sudan Alert: The Bashir Regime’s Hollow Commitment to Combating Illicit Finance

Sudan Alert: The Bashir Regime's Hollow Commitment to Combating Illicit Finance
The latest Alert from Enough's partner, The Sentry, provides an expert-level technical assessment of Sudan's current unwillingness and inability to sufficiently combat money laundering and terrorist financing during a time when Khartoum is desperate to expand its access to the international financial system ...
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Lobbying for Human Rights: Why One Day on Capitol Hill Can Make a Difference

The blog was authored by David Tallents, a Student Upstander for the Enough Project at the University at Buffalo ...
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BREAKING: U.S. Sanctions Top Congolese Election Officials

Français Washington, DC - Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned three senior Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) officials. OFAC designated three senior Congolese election commission (CENI) officials: Corneille Yobeluo Nangaa, CENI President; Norbert Basengezi Katintima, CENI Vice-President; and Katintima’s son, Marcellin Basengezi Mukolo, a high-level CENI advisor.  This action follows the outcome of the December 2018 elections that is widely seen as undemocratic, and the result of an allegedly corrupt deal made behind the scenes. The sanctions also come amidst new reports of corruption in the Senate elections in the DRC, ...
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New Report: Safeguards to Peace in South Sudan

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New Report: Safeguards to Peace in South Sudan
The Enough Project’s new report, “Safeguards to Peace: Steps toward Economic Governance in South Sudan,” published today, surveys how South Sudan’s violent kleptocracy threatens the implementation of the peace agreement.  ...
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New Report Warns of Six Corruption Threats to Peace in South Sudan

South Sudan
The tenuous peace agreement in South Sudan faces serious threats from a deep-rooted system of corruption and profiteering, according to a new report by the Enough Project. The report, “Safeguards to Peace,” identifies six severe gaps in the country’s economic governance ...
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Safeguards to Peace: Steps Toward Governance in South Sudan

Safeguards to Peace: Steps Toward Governance in South Sudan
  Download the full report. By Mark Ferullo Executive Summary Hundreds of thousands killed,[i] injured, and raped.[ii] Millions more displaced.[iii] After five years of violence in South Sudan, the peace agreement signed in September 2018 is a hopeful attempt to end the corruption-fueled war. [iv] But this is an uncertain time in South Sudan. The overall commitment to the peace agreement is low and implementation of some key provisions of the agreement has stalled completely. At the same time, President Salva Kiir continues to control South Sudan’s violent kleptocratic system of government that has deliberately constructed an infrastructure for corruption and ...
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