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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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Enough Project Statement: U.S. Should Suspend Normalization Talks with Sudan Regime, Impose Global Magnitsky Sanctions

Sudan
The Enough Project strongly denounces the deadly violence the Sudanese regime has unleashed against peaceful protesters and supports the aspirations of the people of Sudan as they protest against three decades of mass atrocities and institutional corruption under the autocratic rule of President Omar al-Bashir ...
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International Reaction to Impending Congo Election Results Will be Critical

D.R. Congo
The Democratic Republic of Congo's electoral commission (CENI) is expected to announce provisional results of the country's recent elections as early as tonight, January 9. Civil society, church, and opposition leaders express serious concern that the electoral commission will announce a fraudulent result. The Catholic Church and its partners, which deployed more than 40,000 election observers throughout the country, report that opposition candidate Martin Fayulu is the clear victor, according to their data from polling stations ...
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Serious Concerns about the Credibility of DR Congo’s Electoral Process

Process marred by repression, major transparency issues, seriously unlevel playing field. Enough Project and The Sentry’s experts are available for comment ...
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U.S. Treasury Sanctions Entities for Their Role in South Sudan’s Devastating Conflict

South Sudan
 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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“CONGO STORIES” As Historic Elections Loom in DR Congo, New Book Details Unparalleled History of International Exploitation, Greed, and Heroism

D.R. Congo
Out today, the new book "CONGO STORIES: Battling Five Centuries of Exploitation and Greed," coauthored by Enough Project Founding Director John Prendergast and Congolese activist Fidel Bafilemba, featuring photographs by Ryan Gosling, arrives at a critical moment. The Democratic Republic of Congo, which has suffered the deadliest war since World War II, faces a crucial month with hotly contested elections scheduled two days before Christmas. The authors are donating 100 percent of their proceeds to create a Congo Stories Upstander Fund, which will provide support to many of the Congolese heroes profiled in the book in their efforts to create ...
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Enough Project Lauds Passage of Strong, Bipartisan DR Congo Bill in U.S. House of Representatives

D.R. Congo
New legislation includes sanctions requirement targeting senior political leaders, works to counter corruption and human rights abuses, and support credible, transparent elections, free press, and peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo Washington DC (November 27, 2018) -- The Enough Project applauds today's passage of the "Democratic Republic of the Congo Democracy and Accountability Act of 2018" (H.R. 6207) in the U.S. House of Representatives. The Act, drafted and passed in a bipartisan effort, aims to counter corruption and human rights abuses, and to support free and fair elections, unfettered rights to free press, speech, and assembly in the Democratic Republic ...
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تقرير جديد: عندما تقود السياسات الرعناء الي الانتحار الاقتصادي : السودان نموذجا

Sudan
 واشنطن، العاصمة - إن الأزمة الاقتصادية في السودان، والتي تنطوي على تهاوي سريع في قيمة العملة الوطنية ونقص حاد للسلع الأساسية فضلًا عن الانهيار الوشيك لقطاعي الصحة العامة والتعليم، تمثل نتيجة حتمية لثلاثين عامًا من الفساد وسوء الإدارة الاقتصادية بحسب تقرير جديد لمشروع كفاية (Enough Project)، نُشر اليوم. التقرير، " عندما تقود السياسات الرعناء الي الانتحار الاقتصادي : السودان نموذجا - رغم الاقتصاد المأزوم والغارق في الفساد، نظام البشير يستميت في احكام قبضته علي السلطة"  " يلقي الضوء على المسببات الهيكلية الرئيسية للانهيار الاقتصادي، ويستعرض تفاصيل السياسات الاقتصادية العقيمة والمشاركة المباشرة ف لشركات مملوكة  لكبار مسؤولي الدولة وأفراد عائلاتهم وحلفائهم التجاريين في ...
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New Report: Sudan’s Self-Inflicted Economic Meltdown

Sudan
Washington, D.C. – An economic crisis in Sudan, including rapid depreciation of the national currency, severe shortages of essential commodities, and near collapse of public health and education sectors, are the result of 30 years of corruption and economic mismanagement, according to a new Enough Project report published today. The report, “Sudan’s Self-Inflicted Economic Meltdown: With a Corrupt Economy in Crisis, the Bashir Regime Scrambles to Consolidate Power,” shines a spotlight on the key structural causes of the economic meltdown, detailing distorted economic policies and the direct participation in businesses owned by senior government officials, members of their families, and their ...
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“Fear, Inc.” New Investigative Report Exposes Billion Dollar Business Built on Atrocities and War in the Central African Republic

In its newest report released today, The Sentry details the violent ascent of a war profiteer in the Central African Republic (CAR), and the role he and other criminal entrepreneurs, both foreign and domestic, have played in driving a country into a morass of war, poverty, and pervasive terror ...
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