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Author: Justin Tyvoll

Anti-LRA Groups to U.N. and A.U.: Regional Strategy Presents ‘Unprecedented Opportunity’ to End Crisis

Anti-LRA Groups to U.N. and A.U.: Regional Strategy Presents ‘Unprecedented Opportunity’ to End Crisis
The Enough Project, along with the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, Invisible Children, and Resolve, signed a letter to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Chairperson of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma this week calling for the rapid implementation of the recently approved “U.N. Regional Strategy to Address the Threat and Impact of the Activities of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA).” ...
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The Clock is Ticking for South Sudan’s Constitution with Legitimacy, Transparency in the Balance

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The Clock is Ticking for South Sudan’s Constitution with Legitimacy, Transparency in the Balance
In a new policy brief, “Is Time Running Out for South Sudan’s New Constitution?” Enough Project Sudan Analyst Jenn Christian examines the ongoing process of drafting a permanent constitution in the young nation of South Sudan ...
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At Human Rights Commission Hearing, Advocates Call for Greater U.S. Involvement in LRA-Affected Regions

At Human Rights Commission Hearing, Advocates Call for Greater U.S. Involvement in LRA-Affected Regions
On June 19, Obama administration officials and advocacy group representatives from the U.S. and Africa met on Capitol Hill to testify before Congress’ Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission about the continuing human rights crisis caused by the Lord’s Resistance Army. While government officials painted a rosy picture of the current status of the U.S. military advisors, advocates used this opportunity to sound the alarm and highlight severe shortcomings that threaten the success of the advisors’ deployment and other U.S. efforts ...
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World Refugee Day, LRA Edition: LRA Still Looms Large as Producer of Refugees

World Refugee Day, LRA Edition: LRA Still Looms Large as Producer of Refugees
Along the remote border frontiers of Congo, the Central African Republic, or CAR, and South Sudan, an underreported yet highly devastating refugee crisis continues to unfold. Hundreds of thousands of people, having fled from the vicious, predatory violence of the Lord’s Resistance Army, or LRA, eke out a precarious existence as refugees and internally displaced people in an extremely underdeveloped region of the world. In keeping with the spirit of this past Wednesday’s World Refugee Day, Enough takes a moment to reflect on the plight and courage of these individuals ...
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In Report, U.N. Secretary-General Highlights Challenges to the A.U.’s LRA Initiative

In Report, U.N. Secretary-General Highlights Challenges to the A.U.’s LRA Initiative
The secretary-general’s report comes at a critical time, as the first three months of this year saw a major upswing in LRA activity, with 53 LRA attacks, abductions, and other incidents reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic ...
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Enough Field Dispatch: Are South Kordofan and Blue Nile Keys to Peace between the Two Sudans?

South Sudan
Enough Field Dispatch: Are South Kordofan and Blue Nile Keys to Peace between the Two Sudans?
As the first anniversary of the South’s independence rapidly approaches, it is becoming all too clear just how little has been accomplished on issues related to the split between Sudan and South Sudan. Moreover, the ongoing violence in South Kordofan and Blue Nile threatens to further destabilize the fragile relationship between the two countries. In a new field dispatch, Enough Project Policy Analyst Jenn Christian examines the North-South diplomatic impasse and argues that the resolution of the conflicts in South Kordofan and Blue Nile may hold the key to progress between Sudan and South Sudan ...
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