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Enough Project Statement: Time for Serious Peace Negotiations in South Sudan

South Sudan
As the IGAD-led High Level Revitalization Forum kicks off today, the stakes have never been higher for South Sudan ...
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30th African Union Summit: Spotlight on Corruption Welcome

Corruption
The 30th Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union from January 28-29 will focus on: "Winning the Fight against Corruption: A Sustainable Path to Africa’s Transformation." ...
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African Union and IGAD Urged to Clamp Down on Spoilers Undermining South Sudan’s Peace Process

South Sudan
New Report Details How Repeated Failure by Regional Bodies to Follow Words with Action Fuels War in South Sudan ...
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U.S. Announces First Sanctions Under Global Magnitsky Act, Naming Individuals in South Sudan, Congo, and Other Countries

Enough Project lauds first critical step toward justice and accountability for corrupt officials who target human rights defenders, journalists Washington, DC – Today, the United States announced its first set of sanctions under the Global Magnitsky Act. Individuals named include Benjamin Bol Mel of South Sudan, and Dan Gertler related to activities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The Enough Project actively supported the passage of Global Magnitsky, and along with other concerned organizations has advocated for implementation of the law since it was adopted. Experts at Enough and its investigative initiative The Sentry are available for further comment, analysis, and interviews. John Prendergast, Founding ...
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U.S. Sanctions LRA Ivory Traffickers: Important Step, but More Comprehensive Approach Needed, Say Experts 

Enough Project praises this step and calls for broader actions on ivory trafficking networks, corrupt officials in South Sudan, Sudan, and Uganda in order to impact Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army and “rampant” poaching of endangered elephants in the region Washington, DC -- This week, the U.S. placed targeted sanctions on two key figures involved in the illegal trafficking of ivory for Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). After the United States and African Union disappointingly pulled out its counter-LRA mission in April 2017, the sanctions are an important step that must be built on significantly. A more comprehensive approach to counter both the ...
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New Report Spotlights Sudan’s Oppression of Religious Minorities and Embrace of Extremist Groups

Sudan
Continued religious persecution against Christians and other religious minorities, and ties with violent extremist groups, raises critical questions about the Khartoum regime’s role and true interests as a U.S. counterterrorism partner ...
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New Conflict Minerals Rankings Spotlight World’s Top Consumer Electronics Companies and Jewelry Retailers

New Conflict Minerals Rankings Spotlight World’s Top Consumer Electronics Companies and Jewelry Retailers
Apple, Alphabet (Google), HP, Microsoft, and Intel are leading the way, while Walmart, Sears, and Neiman Marcus are ranked worst, in the Enough Project’s 2017 Conflict Minerals Company Rankings, published today ...
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New Report: “Ominous Threats Descending on Darfur”

Sudan
Darfur faces a dangerous military standoff, with a disarmament campaign by Sudan’s government increasing the risk of armed conflict and mass violence, according to a report published today by the Enough Project ...
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تقرير جديد : تهديدات خطيرة تُحدق بدارفور

Sudan
الميليشيات تجد نفسها في دائرة مواجهة خطيرة في منطقة مكدسة بالأسلحة، وذلك نتيجةً للسياسة التي تتبعها الحكومة السودانية في تسليح الجماعات المحلية المتنافسة ...
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Ambassador Haley’s Visit to Congo: Enough Project Urges Use of Financial Pressures to Address Crisis, Push for Successful Democratic Transition

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is visiting the Democratic Republic of Congo as part of her trip to Africa ...
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