Enough's 5 Recommended Reads i
"George Clooney and John Prendergast in The Economist: Stop the Cash, Stop the Conflict" (Op-Ed)
Cleverer global action—especially involving Western banks—can stop the rot in South Sudan's corrupt government.
"Congressional Hearing on Democratic Crisis in Congo" (Blog)
On Tuesday, November 29, Enough’s Associate Director of Policy for the Great Lakes Region, Sasha Lezhnev, testified in Congress before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission for a hearing on democracy and human rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
"As Warnings of Genocide in South Sudan Increase, U.S. to Introduce UNSC Resolution for Targeted Sanctions, Arms Embargo" (Blog)
On November 17, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power announced that the United States will introduce a resolution in the U.N. Security Council for targeted sanctions and an arms embargo for South Sudan.
"Sudan: Civil Disobedience Campaign Continues as Economic Crisis Looms" (Blog)
November 27th marked the first day in a three-day civil disobedience campaign across Sudan and although the Sudanese government dismissed the level of participation as insignificant, local reporting in Khartoum shows that many Sudanese people joined in the first day of this campaign.
"Progress and Challenges on Conflict Minerals: Facts on Dodd-Frank 1502" (Brief)
A new report from the International Peace Information Service found that 79% of 3T miners in eastern Congo now work at conflict-free mines, an amazing achievement, but 64% of gold miners still work at conflict mines.