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Enough Project Welcomes Expanded Rewards for Justice Program

Enough Project Welcomes Expanded Rewards for Justice Program
Today, January 15, Enough Project Executive Director John Bradshaw and other human rights leaders attended an Oval Office ceremony at which President Obama signed legislation into law, expanding the State Department's Rewards for Justice Program ...
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Ethnic Tensions in Wau Spark Civil Unrest and Response from South Sudan Diaspora

South Sudan
Ethnic Tensions in Wau Spark Civil Unrest and Response from South Sudan Diaspora
At the end of last year, long simmering tensions between ethnic groups in South Sudan’s normally peaceful Western Bahr El Ghazal state ignited. Sarah Cleto Rial, who is a Wau native and program director of My Sister’s Keeper, commented on the recent violence in Western Bahr El Ghazal and the diaspora community’s response in this guest blog post ...
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South Sudan’s Yau Yau Rebellion Flaring as Army Launches New Offensive

South Sudan
South Sudan’s Yau Yau Rebellion Flaring as Army Launches New Offensive
The top commander of the South Sudan army’s controversial disarmament campaign in Jonglei state recently announced a shift in the strategy for dealing with the most troublesome challenge to their “Operation Restore Hope”—the David Yau Yau rebellion in Pibor. The SPLA will now “launch aggressive attacks” against the rebels, said Lt. Gen. Kuol Deim Kuol, effectively ending what the SPLA previous said was its plan to only assume defensive positions to allow the necessary space for an initiative that saw local elders travel to their communities to convince the population not to join Yau Yau or to be in possession ...
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The Coalition for a Conflict-Free St Andrews Calls on the E.U. to Pass Conflict-Free Legislation

This student leader spearheaded the St Andrews University chapter of Raise Hope for Congo's Conflict-Free Campus Initiative. In this guest post he reflects on the past year of action ...
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Video and Report: South Sudan Must Change Response to Jonglei Violence

South Sudan
The threat of escalating, mass violence against civilians in South Sudan's volatile Jonglei border-state looms large, according to a new Enough Project field report and video. Over the past year, violence in the world’s newest nation has been particularly severe in Jonglei state, accounting for more than half of all people killed in the country in 2012. The government of Sudan has been instrumental in facilitating the violence by providing arms, ammunition, and cash to spoilers in South Sudan ...
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Root Causes of Violence in Jonglei, South Sudan

South Sudan
A Sudanese government-backed rebellion led by former council official David Yau Yau is currently destabilizing Jonglei state, South Sudan. The Enough Project's Laura Heaton recently visited Jonglei to look into the root causes of the conflict ...
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Congo Peace Process Must Address Economic, Political, and Security Issues

The existing peace process in eastern Congo must be enhanced to address the economic, political, and security issues that lie at the heart of the escalating conflict, according to a new Enough Project policy brief released today ...
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John Prendergast Testimony on the Hill: The Devastating Crisis in Eastern Congo

John Prendergast recently testified at a public hearing on the escalating crisis in eastern Congo along with The Honorable Johnnie Carson,Steve Hege, Mvemba Dizolele ...
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The Day Women of the Congo Seized Control of the Internet

The Day Women of the Congo Seized Control of the Internet
"From the grassroots women leaders of Congo to the women leaders of the White House," a Change.org petition penned by activist Neema Namadamu in the eastern Congo town of Bukavu has seen a surge in support in recent days. Enough Project partner organization World Pulse, a Portland, Oregon-based women's media group, worked closely the activists in Bukavu, and the World Pulse founder Jensine Larsen wrote this post about the collective effort ...
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Joint NGO Letter on Congo Crisis to President Obama

Joint NGO Letter on Congo Crisis to President Obama
The Enough Project and a coalition of international NGOs call on President Obama to lead the response on the crisis in eastern Congo and to appoint a special Presidental Envoy to support peace efforts in the region ...
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