The Obama and Trump administrations, in temporarily and then permanently lifting comprehensive sanctions on Sudan, cited improvements in the Sudanese government’s counterterrorism and its broader humanitarian and human rights record. But a closer look reveals these claims to be very problematic.
In this report, Enough Project Senior Advisor Dr. Suliman Baldo, analyzes tensions and dynamics surrounding the mandatory weapons collection and unlicensed vehicle regularization/confiscation campaign that is currently underway in the five Darfur and three Kordofan federal states in Sudan.
Darfur faces a dangerous military standoff, with a disarmament campaign by Sudan’s government increasing the risk of armed conflict and mass violence, according to a report published today by the Enough Project.
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.