Enough’s 5 Recommended Reads is a biweekly series featuring important stories you may have missed.
- “Representatives Waters and Moore Call on SEC to Enforce Conflict Minerals Rule” (Letter)
On August 26, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, and Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-WI), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade, sent a letter to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton calling on the SEC to enforce Rule 13p-1 of the Securities Exchange Act, also known as the Conflict Minerals Rule.
- “Study: East and Central Africa Most War-Impacted Region” (Op-Ed)
A recent study by the Center for Systemic Peace that documents political violence from 1946 to 2016 shows that the Enough Project’s area of focus in East and Central Africa is the most war-impacted region in the given time frame.
- “Soudan du Sud : « Les profiteurs de guerre doivent payer le prix fort » “ (Op-Ed)
Selon le chercheur Ruben de Koning, il faut prendre des mesures contre les entreprises, les banques et les Etats qui permettent aux responsables de violences de s’enrichir.
- “The Power-hungry are Fueling Violence in the Central African Republic” (Op-Ed)
In this August 21 Le Monde oped, Enough’s Nathalia Dukhan explains how, less than a year after the official retreat of the French military operation in the Central African Republic, more than 80 percent of the country is controlled by or under the influence of armed militia groups.
- “Students Apply Now! Enough Project’s New Student Upstander Initiative” (Blog)
The Enough Project is excited to launch a new student organizing program to develop a network of committed student activists on campuses across the country to draw on the power of student leadership to support peace in East and Central Africa.