Blog Posts in Eastern Congo

Posted by Enough Team on Oct 6, 2015

In a promising development, on Friday, October 2 the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Amnesty International both filed petitions for a review of the most recent court decision on the SEC’s Conflict Minerals Rule.

Posted by Enough Team on Oct 2, 2015
2009 file photo of Bosco Ntaganda (seated center)

As Bosco Ntaganda faces charges of war crimes at the Hague, those watching from Congo debate what comes next for their country.

Posted by Enough Team on Sep 30, 2015

On the heels of a disappointing decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals affirming that one part of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Conflict Minerals Rule is unconstitutional, the SEC and other parties can appeal for a review. The deadline is Friday, October 2. 

Posted by Enough Team on Sep 30, 2015

Almost 15 years since the start of the FDLR's deadly campaign in Congo, leaders of the militia have been held to account for their crimes.

Posted by Enough Team on Sep 16, 2015
Photo credit: Sasha Lezhnev

The Enough Project recently released a resource page that provides a background and updates on Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act related to conflict minerals. It includes information on the law, progress in Congo, and views from Congolese civil society members.