BREAKING – September 6, 2017 (Washington DC) – Today, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned three major South Sudanese leaders, placing Deputy Chief of Defense Staff Lieutenant General Malek Reuben Riak, General Paul Malong, and Information Minister Michael Makuei Lueth, as well as three companies linked to them on its Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) List. The […]
Selon le chercheur Ruben de Koning, il faut prendre des mesures contre les entreprises, les banques et les Etats qui permettent aux responsables de violences de s’enrichir.
Senators Corker and Coons to Treasury Secretary Mnuchin: Deploy Financial Tools to End Corrupt Behavior of South Sudanese Leaders
In a letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker (R-TN) and Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) detail the necessary steps the Treasury Department should take on South Sudan to “cut off the free flow of resources to the political and military elites, their families and associates.”
Read part one of a two-part blog series on the ongoing tensions in Abyei.
Amnesty’s latest report on South Sudan discusses how the parties in the conflict have subjected thousands of South Sudanese to sexual violence.
A new report has revealed that South Sudan and Uganda act as critical waypoints for the illegal trafficking of elephant tusks, pangolin scales, hippo teeth, and other endangered wildlife coming from Garamba National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
After following the trail of illegally poached elephants, pangolins, and other wildlife that benefit armed groups in Garamba National Park, the Enough Project went to the region to better understand where the wildlife was trafficked to.
Emerging from genocide, South Sudan declares independence six years ago. Then a political crisis plunges the country into war again, this time a civil war, with killings, famine and displacement. Brian Adeba of the Enough Project, and John Tanza, a freelance journalist join Mimi Geerges to discuss the problems of South Sudan.
In this piece, Enough's Founding Director John Prendergast argues for a completely revamped approach to peace in South Sudan.
IGAD Summit on South Sudan Today: Opportunity to Rethink Stagnant Peace Process, End Devastating War
Today, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), an eight-country trade bloc including governments from the Horn of Africa, Nile Valley, and the African Great Lakes, will hold an Extraordinary Summit on South Sudan in Addis Ababa. The summit will deliberate on the deteriorating security and humanitarian situation in South Sudan. Enough Project experts are available for […]
The Sentry Report - Making a Fortune while Making a Famine: The Illustrative Case of a South Sudanese General
The Sentry's latest report examining documents concerning Lt. Gen. Malek Reuben Riak one of the senior generals that the U.N. Security Council’s Panel of Experts has identified as responsible for the violence in Unity state that directly led to the famine.
BREAKING REPORT: South Sudan General Stores Fortune in International Banks, as Half the Nation Starves
The Sentry’s new investigative report spotlights documents indicating top army general has amassed a fortune through questionable deals in energy, construction and explosives; U.N. says same general is partly behind violence in Unity state that led to famine May 31, 2017 — A new investigative report released today by The Sentry, “Making a Fortune While Making a Famine,” reveals […]
Congressmembers Urge Treasury Secretary Mnuchin to Target Kleptocratic Leaders Behind War and Famine in South Sudan
Republicans and Democrats join in letter to Treasury Department calling for use of anti-money laundering measures and targeted sanctions targeting corrupt networks Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, a group of bipartisan Members of Congress sent a letter to Secretary of Treasury Steven Mnuchin, urging him to “play a leading role in utilizing the full range of financial tools […]
Tomorrow, Tuesday, April 4, the Enough Project’s Founding Director John Prendergast will speak on South Sudan at a panel at the “Africa Policy Forum on Famine” hosted by Congressmember Karen Bass and Congressman Gregory Meeks.
Today, the Enough Forum published a new paper “A Way Out? Models for negotiating an exit plan for entrenched leadership in South Sudan.” The author of the paper, whose name remains confidential due to security reasons, states that the outbreak of conflict in Juba, in July 2016 rendered the August 2015 Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan (ARCSS) dead, as one of the principal signatories of the agreement former First Vice President Riek Machar fled the country.