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- “Congresswoman Moore: Dodd-Frank 1502 Is In Fact Working” (Video)
As part of a debate on an amendment to defund conflict minerals due diligence enforcement on September 14, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-WI) spoke on the House of Representatives floor in support of the Dodd-Frank 1502.
- “NGOs Call on Sec. Tillerson and Sec. Mnuchin for Robust Implementation of Magnitsky Act” (Letter)
In a joint letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin, a coalition of 23 human rights and anti-corruption groups, including the Enough Project, called on the U.S. government to robustly implement the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act.
- “Enough Project Statement on U.S. Sanctions Senior South Sudanese Generals, Top Officials and Their Networks” (Press Release)
On September 6, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned three South Sudanese leaders, placing Deputy Chief of Defense Staff Lieutenant General Malek Reuben Riak, General Paul Malong, and Information Minister Michael Makuei Lueth, as well as three companies on its Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) List.
- “Enough Upstander Tracy McGrady Inducted Into Basketball Hall of Fame” (Blog)
On September 8, Enough Upstander Tracy McGrady was officially inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
- “From the Archives: 11 Letters from Congolese Civil Society Groups in Support of the U.S. Conflict Minerals Law” (Blog)
In early 2017, 111 Congolese civil society groups and individuals issued 11 different letters supporting the U.S. Dodd-Frank 1502 Conflict Minerals Law and SEC Rule.