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#SudanRevolts: Protests in Darfur Draw Largest Crowd of Demonstrators, Leave 8 Dead

#SudanRevolts: Protests in Darfur Draw Largest Crowd of Demonstrators, Leave 8 Dead
At least eight people were killed in an anti-regime demonstration in Sudan’s Darfur region on Tuesday when over 1,000 people took to the streets to protest high fuel prices and the brutality of President Omar al-Bashir’s 23-year-long rule. This demonstration was the latest and largest in a series of protests that have swept through Sudan since Bashir announced new austerity measures in June ...
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Sudanese Experts, U.N. Special Advisor on Genocide Join Enough Project for South Sudan Anniversary Event

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Sudanese Experts, U.N. Special Advisor on Genocide Join Enough Project for South Sudan Anniversary Event
In a room packed with more than 150 people, the Enough Project hosted a panel discussion on July 16 about the interconnected challenges facing Sudan and South Sudan since South Sudan’s first anniversary of independence. The panelists addressed the ongoing North-South negotiation process and the recent wave of anti-regime protests sweeping though Sudan, emphasizing their effect on security in the region and the potential for regime change ...
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Enough 101: Glossary of #SudanRevolts Terms

Enough 101: Glossary of #SudanRevolts Terms
This week's post in the series Enough 101 provides definitions of some the key terms coined during the ongoing pro-democracy protests in Sudan ...
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#SudanRevolts: Crackdown in Sudan Leaves Over 2,000 Activists Detained, but Protests Continue

#SudanRevolts: Crackdown in Sudan Leaves Over 2,000 Activists Detained, but Protests Continue
Over 2,000 activists have been detained since protests began in Khartoum on June 16, the activist group Girifna reported, prompting mounting international criticism and spurring more solidarity from Sudanese opposition groups ...
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New Enough Video: Making Sense of Sudan Protests

New Enough Video: Making Sense of Sudan Protests
Following uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt, anti-regime demonstrations broke out in Sudan’s capital in January 2011 and this past December, yet failed to gain much momentum. The most recent series of protests that erupted on June 16 have persisted for more than three weeks, which according to Enough Project Senior Policy Advisor Omer Ismail, is a “prelude” to the end of President Omar al-Bashir’s 23 years in power ...
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John Prendergast Joins Brookings Panel to Assess Opportunities and Challenges for South Sudan

John Prendergast Joins Brookings Panel to Assess Opportunities and Challenges for South Sudan
On June 28, the Africa Growth Initiative at Brookings invited a diverse array of prestigious activists and leaders from the U.S. and Africa, including Enough Project Co-founder John Prendergast, to discuss opportunities and obstacles for South Sudan as the country approaches its one-year anniversary of independence. While the panelists were cautiously optimistic about the progress Africa’s newest nation has made, many expressed concerns about South Sudan’s struggling economy and its remaining security challenges ...
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Security Forces Crack Down on Journalists and Activists in Sudan

Security Forces Crack Down on Journalists and Activists in Sudan
As anti-regime protests in Sudan enter their second week, the government is cracking down on activists and journalists. Security forces have used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse crowds and have detained hundreds of protesters since demonstrations began at the University of Khartoum on June 16. The most recent display of government force has been its systematic suppression of the media and recent reports of a shutdown of internet and cellphone access in Khartoum ...
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Bashir Regime Faces Growing Resistance as Protests Endure for Over a Week

Bashir Regime Faces Growing Resistance as Protests Endure for Over a Week
With the 23rd anniversary of President Omar al-Bashir’s oppressive rule fast approaching, protests have swept through Sudan’s capital and neighboring cities. Yet this series of demonstrations “feels different” than previous anti-regime protests, report activists on the ground ...
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