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- "South Sudan's Government Made Famine" (Op-ed)
In this March 9th Washington Post op-ed, Enough Project Founding Director John Prendergast and The Sentry Co-founder George Clooney note that South Sudan's famine is not only 'man-made' but in fact 'government-made,'and discuss why and how "…while the world responds to the famine, it’s time also to address root causes and make those responsible pay for their crimes."
- "Conflict Minerals Comments by Activists" (SEC Comments)
960 individuals submitted letters to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in support of upholding the Conflict Minerals Rule of the Dodd-Frank law Section 1502.
- "Despite Assurances, South Sudanese Government Continues to Impede Aid Efforts" (Blog)
South Sudan’s government has put up roadblocks impeding international humanitarian aid efforts trying to reach those severely affected by the crisis.
- "U.S. Businesses, Investors Express Support for the Conflict Minerals Rule" (Blog)
In early 2017, in response to a possible suspension of the U.S. Conflict Minerals Rule, investors worth $4.8 trillion, companies such as Tiffany & Co., Richline, over 100 Congolese groups, NGOs, and others have come out publicly in support of the Rule.
- From the Archives: "Modernized Sanctions For Sudan" (Report)
This April 2016 report details how to build on emerging leverage with the Sudanese government and deploy new targeted financial pressures to support a peace deal in Sudan.