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Enough Project and The Sentry Statement: Maximum Pressure Campaign and Diplomatic Surge Needed Now in South Sudan

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Click here to download this statement. The latest postponement in South Sudan of the formation of a government of national unity for another 100 days, along with the lack of implementation of key aspects of the peace accord, demonstrates the inadequacy of current efforts to promote peace in the country. Ad hoc emergency diplomacy and vague threats of future consequences will not bring about the full implementation of the peace agreement. Given the monumental failures by the leaders of the South Sudanese government and the opposition, the time has come for a maximum pressure campaign, one that is tied to ...
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African Arguments Op-ed: Abyei: Sudan and South Sudan’s new chance to solve old disputes

Op-eds, South Sudan, Sudan
This op-ed originally appeared in African Arguments and was written by John Prendergast, Co-Founder of The Sentry and Founding Director of the Enough Project, and Brian Adeba, Deputy Director of Policy at the Enough Project ...
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African Arguments Op-ed: أبيي: فرصة السودان وجنوب السودان الجديدة السانحة لحل النزاعات القديمة

Op-eds, South Sudan, Sudan
This op-ed originally appeared in African Arguments and was written by John Prendergast, Co-Founder of The Sentry and Founding Director of the Enough Project, and Brian Adeba, Deputy Director of Policy at the Enough Project ...
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Daily Maverick Op-ed: Investing in South Sudan Oil Could Add Fuel to the Flames

Op-eds, South Sudan
This op-ed originally appeared in Daily Maverick and was written by Brian Adeba, Deputy Director of Policy at the Enough Project, and Megha Swamy, Deputy Director of Policy and Analysis at The Sentry ...
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George Clooney and John Prendergast in USA Today: Violence is the business model in South Sudan

Op-eds, South Sudan
Clooney and Prendergast write, "For this peace deal and future hopes of democracy ever to have a chance in a hijacked nation like South Sudan, those complicit in its capture and those spoiling potential peace must face steep consequences so that the rule of law replaces a business model dependent on looting and extreme violence." ...
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African Arguments Op-ed: From Sledgehammer to Scalpel: How Foreign Powers Can Support Sudan

Op-eds, South Sudan
Prendergast writes, "To achieve the hopes of the millions who rose up peacefully to call for change, the underlying corruption-fuelled system that incentivises violence and repression must be confronted head-on." ...
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South Sudan After the Kiir and Machar Meeting

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The leader of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army in Opposition, former Vice President Riek Machar, arrived in Juba on September 9, 2019 to meet with President Salva Kiir in an attempt to work out outstanding issues inhibiting the implementation of the September 2018 peace agreement known as the revitalized agreement on the resolution of the conflict in South Sudan ...
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Mail & Guardian Op-ed: SA Key to Peace in South Sudan

This op-ed originally appeared in Mail & Guardian and was written by John Prendergast, Founder of the Enough Project, and Brian Adeba, Deputy Director of Policy at the Enough Project ...
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Saving South Sudan’s Peace Deal

Saving South Sudan’s Peace Deal
The South Sudan peace agreement suffered a serious blow when the deadline to form a government of national unity lapsed without fanfare on May 12 ...
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New Report: Safeguards to Peace in South Sudan

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New Report: Safeguards to Peace in South Sudan
The Enough Project’s new report, “Safeguards to Peace: Steps toward Economic Governance in South Sudan,” published today, surveys how South Sudan’s violent kleptocracy threatens the implementation of the peace agreement.  ...
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