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Enough’s 5 Recommended Reads | June 14, 2018

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Enough’s 5 Recommended Reads | June 14, 2018

Posted by Enough Team on June 14, 2018

Enough’s 5 Recommended Reads is a monthly series featuring important stories you may have missed.

  1. Daily Beast: Congo’s Looting and Killing Machine Moves Into High Gear” (Op-Ed)
    Following interviews with Congolese refugees in Kyangwali refugee camp in Uganda, Enough’s Founding Director John Prendergast authored this op-ed highlighting how the next two months are a critical period for future of the Democratic Republic of Congo, as President Joseph Kabila decides whether to unconstitutionally put himself forward for re-election.
  2. John Prendergast Testifies to Congress on Sub-Saharan Africa, Urges Network Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Measures to Address War Linked to Grand Corruption” (Press Release)
    On May 9th, Enough’s Founding Director John Prenderdast testified at a hearing in the U.S. House, urging the use of robust financial tools to address mass corruption underlying war, atrocities, and human rights abuses in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  3. Study Finds Reliance on Outdated Data Leads to Exaggeration of Negative Impacts Attributed to Dodd-Frank 1502” (Blog)
    A recent article in Resources Policy, an international journal covering minerals policy and economics, found that individuals, academics, and companies that continue to argue that the U.S. Dodd-Frank legislation’s Section 1502 on conflict minerals has resulted in unintended negative consequences in the Democratic Republic of Congo are largely relying on outdated data.
  4. #SudanTerrorIsTerror Video” (Video)
    This new Enough Project video outlines how the Sudanese regime routinely violates Sudanese citizens’ basic human rights and has a long history of using violence and repression to maintain power, all of which are factors that affect U.S national security interests. Normalizing ties with Sudan should not be at the expense of its egregious human rights violations.
  5. Apply Now for the Enough Project’s Student Upstander Program” (Application)
    Undergraduate and graduate students in the United States are encouraged to apply for the 2018-19 school year.