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Addressing South Sudan’s Economic and Fiscal Crisis

South Sudan
As conditions for ordinary South Sudanese people continue to deteriorate, government mismanagement is combining with economic and political crises to create a “toxic situation,” according to a Enough Project brief. The brief, Addressing South Sudan’s Economic and Fiscal Crisis, calls for action by the international community, and also for commitment by the warring parties to put the needs of the people ahead of their own ...
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Deadly Enterprise: Dismantling South Sudan’s War Economy and Countering Potential Spoilers

South Sudan
Deadly Enterprise: Dismantling South Sudan's War Economy and Countering Potential Spoilers
Political Economy of African Wars Series “Deadly Enterprise” is the third in a series of in-depth, field research-driven reports on the dynamics of profit and power fueling war in the Horn, East and Central Africa. Violent kleptocracies dominate the political landscape of this region, leading to protracted conflicts marked by the commission of mass atrocities by state and non-state actors. Enough's Political Economy of African Wars series will focus on the key players in these conflicts, their motivations, how they benefit from the evolving war economies, and what policies might be most effective in changing the calculations of those orchestrating ...
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Testimony of John Prendergast – Independent South Sudan: A Failure of Leadership

South Sudan
Testimony of John Prendergast, Enough Project Founding Director, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee's hearing on “Independent South Sudan: A Failure of Leadership,” given on December 10, 2015 ...
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Enough Forum – Kleptocracy in Khartoum

Presented by the Enough Project, the Enough Forum is a platform for dynamic discourse engaging critical issues, challenges, and questions among thought leaders, field researchers, and policy experts. Opinions and statements herein are those of the authors and participants in the forum, and do not necessarily reflect the opinion or policy recommendations of the Enough Project ...
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Enough Project Statement: Conflict Minerals Court Case is of “Exceptional Importance” and Should be Reviewed

D.R. Congo
The Enough Project urges the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit to review the case, National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) et al. v. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), to ensure that a damaging recent decision on the issues of corporate free speech and peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo does not stand without review ...
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Activist Brief: Tusk Wars – Inside the LRA and the Bloody Business of Ivory

D.R. Congo
Activist Brief: Tusk Wars - Inside the LRA and the Bloody Business of Ivory
Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) is part of an onslaught of poaching in central Africa, and continues to pose a threat to local populations, across a swathe of central and east Africa, according to a new field-researched report by the Enough Project. The report, Tusk Wars: Inside the LRA and the Bloody Business of Ivory, tracks how ivory trafficking funds LRA operations and perpetuates violence against civilians. It uncovers new evidence of ivory trafficking into Sudan, including testimony by ex-LRA members of transactions with Sudanese merchants, as well as alleged trade with Sudan Armed Forces officers ...
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Tusk Wars: Inside the LRA and the Bloody Business of Ivory

D.R. Congo
Tusk Wars: Inside the LRA and the Bloody Business of Ivory
New field research from the Enough Project shows that the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) is weakened to an unprecedented point, counting only 120 armed fighters in its ranks, scattered across three countries in central Africa. Despite its weakened state, the LRA continues to pose a threat to local populations in Central African Republic (CAR), the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and in South Sudan, with 150 recorded attacks and 500 abductions of civilians for the first eight months of 2015 and 200,000 people displaced ...
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Testimony of Sasha Lezhnev – Ridding Central Africa of Joseph Kony: Continuing U.S. Support

D.R. Congo
Testimony of Sasha Lezhnev, Enough Project Associate Director of Policy, before the House Foreign Affairs Committee's Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations hearing on “Ridding Central Africa of Joseph Kony: Continuing U.S. Support,” given on September 30, 2015 ...
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NGOs Push African Union Chair for Action on South Sudan Ahead of AU Peace and Security Council Meeting

South Sudan
NGOs Push African Union Chair for Action on South Sudan Ahead of AU Peace and Security Council Meeting
In a letter to the African Union (AU) chairperson, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, the Enough Project joined with 37 South Sudanese and international organizations, urging that the meeting should be used to support the establishment of an AU commission-created hybrid court for South Sudan. The court would try grave crimes committed in the country’s recent conflict, as provided for in the August peace agreement between the parties to the conflict. The organizations also urged Dlamini Zuma to help ensure the long-awaited publication of the report by the AU Commission of Inquiry on South Sudan ...
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NGOs Urge UN Security Council to Impose Targeted Sanctions and Arms Embargo in South Sudan

South Sudan
The Enough Project, Human Rights Watch, and Amnesty International sent letters to the United Nations Security Council, asking them to fulfill their commitment to impose sanctions on individuals who have committed abuses against civilians in South Sudan and calling for an arms embargo. See letter below ...
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