Blog Posts in Human Rights

Posted by Enough Team on Feb 11, 2014
#congopeace Instagram submission

On March 6, the Enough Project’s Raise Hope for Congo campaign is partnering with the United Nations for an event to raise awareness about sexual violence in conflict and how it intersects with inarmed conflict, peace building, and conflict minerals trade.

Posted by Timo Mueller on Feb 5, 2014
FARDC soldiers on patrol in eastern Congo

In early November, the Congolese army, supported by the United Nations Force Intervention Brigade, defeated the most powerful rebel group in eastern Congo - the M23.

Posted by Rebecca Simpson on Feb 4, 2014
 Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) soldiers wearing looted UNICEF children's

Incongruous images showing soldiers wearing bright blue backpacks with the UNICEF logo front and center have been emerging from South Sudan.

Posted by Nicole Audette on Jan 30, 2014
Sudan International Film Festival , or SIFF logo

The first ever Sudan International Film Festival , or SIFF, took place this past week in Khartoum. Bringing together filmmakers, artists, and audiences, the festival celebrated independent and alternative filmmaking. 

Posted by Rebecca Simpson on Jan 30, 2014
Displaced refugees look out in South Sudan

Since December, international attention and focus has shifted to South Sudan as violence and a rising humanitarian crisis intensifies in the world’s newest nation.  In the north, escalating violence, displacement, and new political developments in the areas along Sudan’s periphery—Darfur, South Kordofan, and Blue Nile—are going largely unnoticed.