Enough's 5 Recommended Reads is a biweekly series featuring important stories you may have missed.
- "Congo's violent kleptocracy at a crossroads" (Op-Ed)
Enough's Sasha Lezhnev and John Prendergast note in this Fox News op-ed how Congo risks another major crisis if the elections agreement signed just over one month ago is not fully implemented.
- "Massachusetts Governor to Sign Landmark “Conflict-Free” Procurement Law" (Press Release)
Human rights activists and policymakers are celebrating as Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed a statewide “conflict-free” legislation in an official ceremony on February 2nd.
- "Kenya Must Release Aggrey Idri and Dong Samuel" (Blog)
On January 24, in a worrying move, Kenyan authorities detained two South Sudanese activists who are affiliated with South Sudan’s political opposition, Aggrey Idri and Dong Samuel, in Nairobi.
- "Weapons of Mass Corruption: How Corruption in South Sudan’s Military Undermines the World’s Newest Country" (Report)
Enough's new report released on January 26 shows how corruption within the South Sudanese army (the Sudan People’s Liberation Army, SPLA) is part of the larger system of violent kleptocracy in South Sudan which perpetuates conflict and the commission of atrocity crimes against civilians.
- "Report accuses South Sudan military of massive graft" (Op-Ed)
The East African covers the launch of Enough's newest South Sudan report in this January 29 op-ed.