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A Bipartisan, Bicameral Group of 92 Lawmakers Urge Support For Civilian-Led Transitional Government in Sudan

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Bipartisan, bicameral group of 92 members of Congress have written to Treasury Secretary Mnuchin and Secretary of State Pompeo calling for a range of specific actions to support a transition to civilian authority in Sudan that reflects the will of the Sudanese people ...
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Sudan: Protestors and Transitional Military Council Avert “Tiananmen” Moment in Khartoum

May 2, 2019 (Washington, D.C.) - Today's news from Khartoum indicate a lowering of the tension in the standoff between the Transitional Military Council (TMC) and the Coalition of Freedom and Change, a coalition of professional and civil society organizations and opposition parties, and the major force behind the popular uprising in Sudan. This followed two days of heightened tensions during which the two parties appeared headed toward confrontation, stoked by threats from a military commander. Dr. Suliman Baldo, Senior Advisor at the Enough Project, said: "The Sudanese have averted a Tiananmen Square-type of confrontation that seemed likely just yesterday. With ...
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Guest Post: Palace Coup in Khartoum

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This post was written by David L. Phillips. Mr. Phillips is Director of the Program on Peace-building and Rights at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights ...
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George Clooney and John Prendergast in The Washington Post: Sudan Needs More Than Words. It Needs Action.

Blog, Op-eds, Sudan
Clooney and Prendergast write, "Sudan’s courageous protesters need more than words: They need strong international action for real change to have a chance." ...
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Enough Project and Don Cheadle Issue Warning About Sudan’s Coup

The Enough Project is gravely concerned by the nature of the coup d'etat that took place in Sudan overnight. President Omar al-Bashir's First Vice-President and Minister of Defense, General Awad Ibn Auf, announced that he is taking power on behalf of the Supreme Security Committee, the country's main security force ...
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George Clooney and John Prendergast: Statement on Events in Sudan

After months of protests in Sudan, President Omar al-Bashir has been ousted by the country’s military ...
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Open Letter from Civil Society to the International Community on the Current Situation in Sudan

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Today, the Enough Project joined other civil society organizations to issue an open letter to the international community of the situation in Sudan ...
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Alert on Sudan Warns of Severe Risks of Money Laundering, Terror Financing

Urgent Report Exposes Dangerous Failures by the Bashir Regime to Comply with International Anti-Corruption Standards Washington, D.C. - A new alert released today by The Sentry warns of the severe risks for money laundering, terrorist financing, and other criminal activity in the Sudanese financial system. The Sentry Alert, “Sudan's Anti-Corruption Whitewash: The Bashir Regime's Hollow Commitment to Combating Illicit Finance,” details how the Sudanese government has protected deeply entrenched systemic corruption and continues to flout international anti-corruption standards, including those of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the main intergovernmental body charged with regulating and monitoring anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CFT). Sudan is now ...
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Enough Project Statement: U.S. corporate investment should not be promoted in Sudan while the country is in turmoil

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Torture, killing of peaceful protestors, and imposition of a State of Emergency should be major red flags for multinational company investments ...
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Diplomats and Protesters Face Off at Washington’s Luxury Willard Hotel

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Diplomats and Protesters Face Off at Washington’s Luxury Willard Hotel
On the night of January 23, 2019, Sudanese diplomats gathered at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel in Washington, D.C., as the Sudanese Embassy hosted a celebration marking the 63rd anniversary of the country’s independence from Britain and Egypt. Also gathered outside were at least 200 protesters, mostly from the Sudanese diaspora, demonstrating against the event ...
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