August 2012

Enough Policy Brief: The Case for Conditioning International Financial Support to Sudan

The U.S. government recently announced that it will lobby international donors to pledge financial support for Sudan. The release of any funds that these efforts yield should, however, be condition so as to incentivize the government of Sudan to cease ongoing human rights abuses.  Read More »

Gathering Around the Peace Table

Earlier this summer, Lynne Hybels traveled to eastern Congo with World Relief’s Ten for Congo to visit with women and men actively working to promote reconciliation in their local communities. For years Lynne has been a strong voice in raising awareness about the conflict in eastern Congo, especially through faith networks. Below is an article she wrote about her time engaging with the Congolese churches in local Village Peace Committees.  Read More »

Human Rights Watch Awards Prestigious Prize to Anti-LRA Human Rights Defender

Earlier this week, Human Rights Watch awarded its prestigious Alison Des Forges Award for Extraordinary Activism to two human rights defenders from the Democratic Republic of Congo and Libya. Father Benoît Kinalegu, the Congolese recipient, is a priest and longtime activist working to document and end the atrocities committed by the Lord’s Resistance Army, or LRA, and rehabilitate survivors of LRA violence.  Read More »

5 Stories You May Have Missed This Week

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Here at Enough, we often swap emails with interesting articles and feature stories that we come across in our favorite publications and on our favorite websites. We wanted to share some of these stories with you as part of our effort to keep you up to date on what you need to know in the world of anti-genocide and crimes against humanity work.  Read More »

#FreeRudwan: Sudan’s National Security Re-Arrests Activist Rudwan Dawod

Just as loved ones and supporters began to celebrate the release of Sudanese activist Rudwan Dawod on August 13, Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services, or NISS, re-arrested Dawod and took him to an undisclosed location.  Read More »

HuffPo Oped: Creating Conflict-Free Companies for the 21st Century

Conflict minerals from eastern Congo, found in our cell phones, computers and jewelry, are mined in conditions of armed violence and human rights abuse. Mining in Africa doesn't have to be this way. Dialogue and engagement between consumers, miners and civil society leaders in Africa is needed to find real, sustainable solutions.  Read More »

Taking Conflict Out of Our Gadgets: Which Companies Are Doing Best?

Two years since a U.S. law put the spotlight on the issue of conflict minerals from eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, which American electronics companies are making strides to clean up their supply chains and which are lagging behind—or doing nothing at all?  Read More »

Sudan Brief: Have the Tripartite Partners Secured Humanitarian Relief for South Kordofan and Blue Nile?

Today, the Enough Project released its latest policy brief that discusses the implications of the government of Sudan and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North, or SPLM-N, signing separate memoranda of understanding, or MOUs, with the Tripartite Partners—comprised of the U.N., African Union, and League of Arab States.  Read More »

Enough 101: The United Nations Group of Experts Report on Eastern Congo

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This week's post in the series Enough 101 offers a synopsis of the U.N. Group of Experts' interim 2012 report.  Read More »

Foreign Policy Oped: Let Them Hunt

After all the global attention heaped on Joseph Kony, the LRA warlord wreaking havoc throughout a handful of central African countries, it turns out that the existing plan for bringing him to justice isn't going to work.  Read More »