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 […]
Enough Project Statement: U.S. corporate investment should not be promoted in Sudan while the country is in turmoil
Torture, killing of peaceful protestors, and imposition of a State of Emergency should be major red flags for multinational company investments.
On the night of January 23, 2019, Sudanese diplomats gathered at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel in Washington, D.C., as the Sudanese Embassy hosted a celebration marking the 63rd anniversary of the country’s independence from Britain and Egypt. Also gathered outside were at least 200 protesters, mostly from the Sudanese diaspora, demonstrating against the event.
This op-ed originally appeared in African Arguments and was written by Dr. Suliman Baldo, Senior Advisor at the Enough Project and Dr Lutz Oette, Director of the Centre for Human Rights Law at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies.
Enough Project Statement: U.S. Should Suspend Normalization Talks with Sudan Regime, Impose Global Magnitsky Sanctions
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.
Clooney and Prendergast write, "This is a catalytic moment for the people of Sudan. We and our team – which includes Sudanese experts – are working in every way we can to support the aspirations of the people of Sudan for a peaceful transition from three decades of violent, kleptocratic dictatorship."
RTBF - Contestation populaire au Soudan: "Il y a un effondrement du système politique du président el-Béchir"
Enough Project's Senior Advisor Dr. Suliman Baldo speaks to RTBF's Wahoub Fayoumi on the protests in Sudan.
In his column on the current protests in Sudan, NY Times’ Nicholas Kristof speaks to Enough Project Senior Advisor Omer Ismail.
In a recent interview with Radio Dabanga, Enough Project Senior Advisor Dr. Suliman Baldo warned that President Omar al-Bashir's recent statements and actions should serve as a warning to U.S. officials that the Sudanese regime is not negotiating in good faith and places little value on their adherence to international agreements.
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 […]
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: […]
Sudan’s Self-Inflicted Economic Meltdown: With a Corrupt Economy in Crisis, the Bashir Regime Scrambles to Consolidate Power
Download the full report. العربية On September 9, 2018, 18 months into one of Sudan’s worst economic crises, President Field Marshal Omar al-Bashir dissolved the Government of National Consensus that took office in May 2017 and appointed a new prime minister, declaring this a first step toward the implementation of sweeping reforms to permanently heal […]
This brief provides an overview of relevant existing frameworks that businesses can use as guideposts to responsible economic engagement in Sudan.
The Enough Project joins the many voices in Sudan and world wide that have expressed their sadness and deep sense of loss at the passing of Dr. Amin Mekki Medani.
تصويت الحزب يمهد لبقاء عمر البشير “رئيسًا مدى الحياة” أغسطس 2018 -في يوم الخميس ٩ اغسطس ، اتخذ المجلس الاستشاري لحزب المؤتمر الوطني، الحزب الحاكم في السودان، خطوة مبدئية رئيسية نحو إلغاء القيود المعنية بتحديد فترة الولاية الرئاسية في السودان، وهي الخطوة التي تمهد الطريق لاحتمالية تولي الرئيس عمر البشير رئاسة السودان مدى الحياة، وذلك […]
On Thursday, the Consultative Council of Sudan’s ruling National Congress Party (NCP) took a key first step toward abolishing presidential term limits in Sudan, paving the way for a potential presidency without end for President Omar al-Bashir in advance of elections slated for 2020.
John Prendergast Testifies to Congress on Sub-Saharan Africa, Urges Network Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Measures to Address War Linked to Grand Corruption
Today, John Prendergast, Co-Founder of The Sentry and Founding Director of the Enough Project, testified before the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations, in a hearing on “Protecting Civil Society, Faith-Based Actors, and Political Speech in Sub-Saharan Africa.”
Did you catch “Madam Secretary” on April 1st and want to learn more about U.S.-Sudan relations? Are you looking to better understand how the episode reflects real issues? If so, this blog can help.
Today, in a bipartisan letter to U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan, 57 members of Congress pushed back against normalizing relations with a Sudanese regime that is still run by a leader wanted for genocide and crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court.