Blog Posts in Justice and Accountability

Posted by Enough Team on Apr 24, 2012

JPMorgan Chase invests in PetroChina, a company with links to the Khartoum government, and thus connects its shareholders to state-sponsored atrocities across Sudan. In this guest blog post, William Rosenfeld of Investors Against Genocide explains how JPMorgan Chase has responded to concerns about this investment and what shareholders or prospective customers can do to push for a genocide-free investing policy.

Posted by Laura Heaton on Apr 21, 2012

A weekly round-up of must-read stories, posted every Friday (or on occasion, on Saturday).

Posted by Jenn Christian on Apr 20, 2012

Today, the Enough Project filed a petition before the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, known as the African Human Rights Commission, against Sudan. The petition alleges that the government of Sudan’s indiscriminate aerial bombardment of civilian populations in the states of South Kordofan and Blue Nile, its ground attacks against these populations, and its denial of international humanitarian aid to the two states violate, among other things, the rights to life and property afforded all Sudanese citizens under the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights, or the African Charter.

Posted by Amanda Hsiao on Apr 20, 2012

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir announced in a press statement released Friday afternoon that southern forces would unconditionally withdraw from Heglig—10 days after seizing the disputed oil-rich region from Sudan forces—in a gesture that is likely aimed primarily at restoring South Sudan’s declining image before the international community.

Posted by Annette LaRocco on Apr 20, 2012

Highlighting the desperate need for justice and security sector reform in eastern Congo was the defection of controversial warlord-turned-Congolese-general Bosco Ntaganda from the formal military structure, in which he took hundreds of loyal officers and soldiers with him. In the midst of the crisis, Enough’s teams in eastern Congo, Nairobi, and Washington, D.C., have churned out coverage and reflections on a variety of topics related to Ntaganda, justice reform, and the security sector in Congo. Here’s a round-up of the recent blog posts.