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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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New Report Warns of Six Corruption Threats to Peace in South Sudan

The tenuous peace agreement in South Sudan faces serious threats from a deep-rooted system of corruption and profiteering, according to a new report by the Enough Project. The report, “Safeguards to Peace,” identifies six severe gaps in the country’s economic governance ...
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“Hijacked State”: New Report Charts the Structure of South Sudan’s Violent Kleptocracy

In a major report released today, the Enough Project provides an in-depth look at South Sudan’s system of violent kleptocracy, detailing how the country’s leaders have enriched themselves while corrupting government institutions, stoking violent conflict, committing mass atrocities, and causing famine ...
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U.S. Treasury Sanctions Entities for Their Role in South Sudan’s Devastating Conflict

 The Sentry welcomes the announcement today by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) that it has sanctioned three individuals, Gregory Vasili, Israel Ziv, and Obac William Olawo, for their roles in South Sudan’s conflict.  Six entities owned or controlled by two of the aforementioned individuals were also designated pursuant to Executive Order 13664 ...
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Peace Celebrations in Juba: Reform Needed for Sustainable Peace and to Thwart State Looting in South Sudan

Tomorrow, celebrations will take place in Juba to mark the peace deal signed last month between the government of South Sudan and armed opposition groups ...
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The Sentry Exposes Pervasive Risks, Political Control in South Sudan Banking Sector

A new investigative report by The Sentry details how a set of banks has been hijacked for the personal benefit of leaders, powerful officials, and other “Politically-Exposed Persons” (PEPs, ie current or former senior foreign political figures, their immediate family, and their close associates) ...
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Investigative Alert by The Sentry Points to South Sudan’s Neighbors’ Role in Devastating Conflict

A new investigative Africa Uncensored documentary, “The Profiteers,” featuring in part The Sentry’s investigative findings, explores linkages between South Sudan’s civil war and the operations of businesspeople, financial institutions, and government and military officials in Kenya, Uganda, and Ethiopia ...
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New Report Warns South Sudan Peace Deal Does Not Address Primary Cause of War

In a new Enough Project policy report published today, authors John Prendergast and Brian Adeba detail how the September 12 peace deal signed between the South Sudan government and opposition does not address the root cause of the war: the hijacking of governing institutions and a violent kleptocratic system that incentivizes conflict and undermines peace processes ...
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Terrain Hotel Verdict Should Stoke International Pressure for Justice in South Sudan

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Last week, a verdict handed down by a South Sudanese military court sparked international media buzz. Rightly so: amidst protracted armed conflict, in which thousands of women have reported being raped by government soldiers, it was a rare moment of accountability for atrocities in South Sudan ...
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The Daily Beast Op-ed: In South Sudan, A Peace Deal Without Peace

This op-ed originally appeared in The Daily Beast and was written by the Enough Project's John Prendergast and Brian Adeba ...
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