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Enough Project Condemns Military Attack on Civilian Protesters in Khartoum

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June 3, 2019 (Washington D.C.) — Today, in a violent offensive action, Sudanese security forces attacked peaceful protesters in the capital Khartoum, killing at least 13 people, according to the latest reports from eyewitnesses. The Enough Project condemns in the strongest terms this cowardly attack by security forces against peaceful protesters demanding a civilian government in Sudan. The ruling Transitional Military Council bears the full responsibility and must be held accountable for this massacre. John Prendergast, Founding Director of the Enough Project and Co-Founder of The Sentry, said: “Sudan's Transitional Military Council is finally revealing its true identity as a continuation of the ...
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Secretive International Network Attempted to Take Over a Quarter of DR Congo’s Banking Sector

The Sentry’s latest report reveals activities of investment bank linked to former President Joseph Kabila ...
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Sudan: Protestors and Transitional Military Council Avert “Tiananmen” Moment in Khartoum

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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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New Report: Strategies for Cleaning Up Corruption in Post-Election DR Congo

In a new report released today, The Sentry highlights the pervasive role of profiteers and financiers in the perpetration of atrocities, pointing to critical omissions in the ways those crimes are prosecuted ...
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Enough Project and Don Cheadle Issue Warning About Sudan’s Coup

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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

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After months of protests in Sudan, President Omar al-Bashir has been ousted by the country’s military ...
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South Sudan: Anti-Corruption Reforms Should be a Prerequisite to Wooing Foreign Investment

In a new report released today, The Sentry highlights the pervasive role of profiteers and financiers in the perpetration of atrocities, pointing to critical omissions in the ways those crimes are prosecuted ...
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“Prosecute the Profiteers” New Report on Following the Money to Support War Crimes Accountability

In a new report released today, The Sentry highlights the pervasive role of profiteers and financiers in the perpetration of atrocities, pointing to critical omissions in the ways those crimes are prosecuted ...
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Alert on Sudan Warns of Severe Risks of Money Laundering, Terror Financing

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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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BREAKING: U.S. Sanctions Top Congolese Election Officials

Français Washington, DC - Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned three senior Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) officials. OFAC designated three senior Congolese election commission (CENI) officials: Corneille Yobeluo Nangaa, CENI President; Norbert Basengezi Katintima, CENI Vice-President; and Katintima’s son, Marcellin Basengezi Mukolo, a high-level CENI advisor.  This action follows the outcome of the December 2018 elections that is widely seen as undemocratic, and the result of an allegedly corrupt deal made behind the scenes. The sanctions also come amidst new reports of corruption in the Senate elections in the DRC, ...
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