The international community has bestowed very different labels on Aung San Suu Kyi and Omar al-Bashir: Burma’s de facto leader is a Nobel Laureate, while Sudan’s head of state is an indictee of the International Criminal Court. Today, however, as they both face worldwide condemnation, the United States is on the dangerous path to lose leverage to influence either.
This op-ed originally appeared in U.S. News and World Report and was written by the Enough Project's John Prendergast and Ian Schwab.
The Enough Project has called on the United States to utilize more effective pressures and incentives to address the root problem in Sudan: the authoritarian, kleoptocratic government.
A “deteriorating” humanitarian situation in Jebel Marra in the Darfur region, is getting the attention of U.S embassy officials in Khartoum, Sudan, who expressed concern at what is being described as “critical levels of severe acute malnutrition” despite a concerted effort by aid agencies to arrest the worsening situation.
Read part one of a two-part blog series on the ongoing tensions in Abyei.
الأزمة بين قادة المعارضة السودانية المسلحة تؤجج التوترات العرقية وتعوق وصول المساعدات وتهدد جهود السلام المبذولة
نشرت مؤسسة "Enough Project" -اليوم- تقريرًا تحذر فيه من أن التفاقم الحالي في الانقسام السياسي بين قادة الحركة الشعبية لتحرير السودان - شمال، وهي إحدى حركات المعارضة السودانية المسلحة -يعمل على زيادة حدة التوترات القبلية والأزمة الإنسانية الواقعة في المناطق التي تخضع لسيطرة الحركة الشعبية لتحرير السودان - شمال في ولايتي النيل الأزرق وجنوب كردفان (المعروفتان باسم "المنطقتان").
In this new report, author Dr. Suliman Baldo analyzes the worrying split within the Sudan People's Liberation Army-North and lays out recommendations to reverse the current trends and increase the chances for positive outcomes from the leadership crisis.
Leadership Crisis in Sudan’s Armed Opposition Fueling Ethnic Tensions, Impeding Aid Access, Threatening Peace Efforts
A report published today by the Enough Project warns that the worsening political divide among leaders of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N), one of Sudan's main armed opposition movements, is exacerbating communal tensions and the humanitarian crisis in areas under SPLM-N control in Blue Nile and South Kordofan.
Download the full report here | العربية A worsening recent political divide within the leadership of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N, or “movement”), traditionally based in South Kordofan and Blue Nile (the “Two Areas”), is increasingly likely to lead to a change of leadership of the movement. Of grave concern, the political divide has already led to […]
Today, the Trump administration delayed the decision on whether to terminate the longstanding comprehensive sanctions on Sudan, a process that began during the last days of the Obama administration.
The Trump administration faces a July 12 deadline to make a decision on whether to terminate the longstanding comprehensive sanctions on Sudan, a process that began during the last days of the Obama administration.
In this op-ed, George Clooney and John Prendergast call out powerhouse D.C. lobbying firm Squire Patton Boggs for representing the Sudanese government in its campaign to lift U.S. sanctions on Sudan.
George Clooney and John Prendergast have called out powerhouse D.C. lobbying firm Squire Patton Boggs for representing the Sudanese government in its campaign to lift U.S. sanctions on Sudan, a government which is on the U.S. state sponsor of terrorism list and whose head of state is wanted for genocide.
Faith and Human Rights Groups Urge Secretary Tillerson to Consider Persecution of Religious Minorities in Sudan Policy Review
In a joint letter, seven U.S. organizations have urged Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to consider issues relating to religious freedom and the persecution of religious minorities in Sudan as part of any strategic review relating to U.S. policy.
7 U.S. Organizations Urge Secretary Tillerson to Consider Issues Relating to Religious Freedom and the Persecution of Religious Minorities in Sudan
In a joint letter, faith-based and human rights groups warn that religious and ethnic minority groups and faith-based charitable organizations in Sudan face discrimination, detention, violence, and the destruction of churches by the regime in Khartoum.
New Brief: “The July Deadline Won’t Work: Why the U.S. needs to delay the decision on Sudan sanctions”
In early July, the Trump administration must make a decision: follow through on an Obama-era plan to terminate sanctions on Sudan, or put the old sanctions regime back in place. But the Enough Project encourages a third option, as detailed in this new report.