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Enough Project Applauds President’s Promotions of Susan Rice and Samantha Power

The Enough Project applauds President Obama’s appointment of Ambassador Susan Rice to lead the National Security Staff and his nomination of Samantha Power to replace Rice as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations ...
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Kony’s Ivory: LRA Poaching in Garamba National Park

The Enough Project investigates the Lord's Resistance Army's role in ivory poaching in Garamba National Park ...
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Report Documents How Elephant Poaching Supports Lord’s Resistance Army

Human rights groups released a multimedia report and video documenting new evidence that the Lord’s Resistance Army, or LRA, has turned to elephant poaching as a means to fuel its atrocities ...
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The Hill Op-ed: Kerry’s Moment at the African Summit

The Hill Op-ed: Kerry's Moment at the African Summit
Secretary of State John Kerry will attend the African Union Heads of State Summit this weekend. Kerry’s participation in the summit —which marks 50 years of African regional cooperation—presents an opportunity to improve leverage for substantive outcomes. In partnership with African leaders, Kerry can help ensure that this summit has an impact by pushing for credible peace processes in Africa’s two deadliest wars: Sudan and Congo ...
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Stars and Stripes Op-ed: More U.S. can do to reform Congolese military

Stars and Stripes Op-ed: More U.S. can do to reform Congolese military
The Congolese military has again been accused of significant human-rights abuses, including mass rape. Recently, the United Nations Joint Human Rights Office released a report concerning abuses by the Congolese Army (FARDC) as it retreated from advancing M23 rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo between Nov. 15 and Dec. 2 ...
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Mary Robinson’s Policy Options for Peace in Congo – Report

Significant international repercussions for neighboring government support to rebels in Congo, and consumer pressure on companies that trade in conflict minerals, are weakening armed groups and providing new leverage for U.N. envoy Mary Robinson’s efforts to help build peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo, argues the Enough Project in a new report ...
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Darfur’s Gold Rush Spurs Violence, Instability, and Humanitarian Crisis

WASHINGTON – The Sudanese government's interest the unprecedented level of gold production from the Jebel ‘Amer area of North Darfur – where workers and rescuers recently died in multiple mine collapses – has spurred state-sponsored violence and displacement, argues a new report by the Enough Project and the Satellite Sentinel Project ...
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Politico Op-ed: Amid Congo’s horror, courage and hope

Politico Op-ed: Amid Congo's horror, courage and hope
I learned about the conflict in Congo because Javier Bardem was under the weather. Javier was supposed to join John Prendergast, co-founder of the Enough Project, at a screening of "The Greatest Silence," a film showcasing the use of rape as a weapon of war by militias in Congo, but he was too sick to attend ...
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Policy Alert: Reintegrating Warlords into Congo’s Army?

Policy Alert: Reintegrating Warlords into Congo's Army?
After months of deliberations in Kampala, Uganda, the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the M23 rebel group are moving closer toward a deal that would provide amnesty and reintegration for all rebels, no matter the abuses they committed ...
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Report Confirms Recent Renewal of Sudan’s Support to LRA Leader Joseph Kony

A new joint report uses satellite imagery and testimony from Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) defectors to document the renewal of Sudan’s support to the LRA from 2009 until at least early 2013, and to pinpoint the likely location of rebel leader Joseph Kony’s recent camp in Sudanese-controlled territory ...
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