Enough’s 5 Recommended Reads is a monthly series featuring important stories you may have missed.
- “Sentry Alert – Electronic Voting Technology DRC: Security Vulnerabilities and Déjà Vu” (Brief)
A new investigative report published in June by The Sentry reveals potential vulnerabilities in the electronic voting technology currently being prototyped for use in the Democratic Republic of Congo, including potential threats to ballot secrecy as well as the risk of results manipulation.
- “U.S. Treasury Under Secretary Makes Historic Trip to East Africa” (Blog)
In June 2018, U.S. Department of the Treasury Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Sigal Mandelker’s traveled to East Africa, representing an historic step for a senior Treasury official in engagement in sub-Saharan Africa.
- “Tools of Trade: U.S. Sanctions regimes & Human Rights Accountability Strategies” (Report)
This report by the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable and the Enough Project provides a resource for human rights advocates and practitioners, both within and outside the U.S. government, to understand the fundamental principles of U.S. sanctions and evaluate opportunities to engage in sanction-specific advocacy strategies.
- “Civil society call to tackle abuses, conflict, and lack of transparency in diamond supply chain” (Statement)
In a joint letter, the Enough Project and four other leading human rights organizations have issued a call to tackle abuses, conflict, and lack of transparency in diamond supply chains.
- “Bipartisan Congressional Bill on Congo is Timely Warning for President Kabila, Includes New Sanctions Requirement” (Press Release)
A new bipartisan Congressional bill introduced in the House of Representatives, and passed out of committee, comes as current Congo President Joseph Kabila considers running for a third term, in violation of Congo’s constitutional two-term limit, and with other warning signs that elections will not be credible.