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Sudan: Civil Disobedience Campaign Continues as Economic Crisis Looms

Sunday marked the first day in a three-day civil disobedience campaign across Sudan. Although the Sudanese government dismissed the level of participation as insignificant, local reporting in Khartoum shows that many Sudanese people joined in the first day of this campaign. Numerous shops remained closed in Khartoum and Omdurman and many parents kept their children home from school. Although the government tried to portray Sunday as a typical day in Khartoum, the difference was evident in the lack of automobile and pedestrian traffic in normally congested areas.  Read More »

Enough's 5 Recommended Reads | Nov. 25

Enough's 5 Recommended Reads is a biweekly series featuring important stories you may have missed.   Read More »

Republicans, Democrats Unite to Pass Important Resolution on DRC, Urging Financial Pressure in Support of Congo's Constitution

On November 14, the United States House of Representatives passed H.Res.780 - A resolution urging respect for the constitution of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the democratic transition of power in 2016,by a vote count of 416-3.  Read More »

The Economist Op-ed: Stop the Cash, Stop the Conflict

The world’s newest country, South Sudan, could have been holding its first free elections in 2017. Instead, it faces another year of strife. In the latest phase of the cyclical conflict that has plagued its people for decades, tens of thousands have died, 5m people face hunger or starvation and 1m have become refugees. Yet cleverer global action—especially involving Western banks—can stop the rot.  Read More »

As Warnings of Genocide in South Sudan Increase, U.S. to Introduce UNSC Resolution for Targeted Sanctions, Arms Embargo

On November 17, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power announced that the United States will introduce a resolution in the U.N. Security Council for targeted sanctions and an arms embargo for South Sudan.  Read More »

New Policy Brief - “Five Lessons from a Sanctions Practitioner”

Today, the Enough Project released a policy brief, “Five Lessons from a Sanctions Practitioner,” by renowned threat finance specialist Peter Harrell. The brief argues that, done right, sanctions can have enormous impact.   Read More »

Enough Project Response to Misleading Conflict Minerals Op-Ed

On November 13 the Wall Street Journal published an op-ed entitled "How Dodd-Frank Led to More Mayhem in Africa." The Enough Project responded, addressing some of the shortcomings of the author's arguments.  Read More »

In Memory of Gwen Ifill

On November 14th, 2016, the world lost Gwen Ifill, a groundbreaking journalist and longtime PBS news anchor and co-host of "PBS NewsHour" and moderator of “Washington Week in Review.”  Read More »

Jeune Afrique Op-ed: Conférences des bailleurs : des perfusions à fonds perdus pour la Centrafrique

Alors que Bruxelles s’apprête à recevoir jeudi 17 novembre une nouvelle conférence des bailleurs de fonds sur la République centrafricaine, de profondes incertitudes demeurent quant aux garanties offertes par le président Faustin-Archange Touadéra pour restaurer la paix.  Read More »

Enough's 5 Recommended Reads | Nov. 10

Enough's 5 Recommended Reads is a biweekly series featuring important stories you may have missed.   Read More »

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