Blog Posts in Sudan and South Sudan

Posted by Enough Team on Jun 4, 2015
Letter Urging Confirmation of Mary Catherine Phee

On June 3rd, the Enough Project and 10 other NGOs wrote to Senators McConnell and Reid, urging them to schedule a vote to confirm an Ambassador to South Sudan as soon as possible.

Posted by Enough Team on Jun 3, 2015
The Many Faces of al-Bashir

Recent political shifts in the Persian Gulf could benefit the ruling elite in economically isolated and politically ostracized Sudan, according to a new Enough Project report by Senior Advisor Omer Ismail. The report outlines Sudan’s growing economic dependence on Persian Gulf countries, posits that they now have more leverage to press the NCP on political reforms and compromises for peace, and suggests that American policymakers should use these relationships to encourage greater constructive engagement from Sudan.

Posted by Enough Team on May 20, 2015

On May 15, South Sudanese human rights activist Simon Deng began “a hunger strike for South Sudan”. In addition to fasting and protesting outside the White House for the past 6 days, Deng has released an open letter to President Barack Obama calling on the U.S. government to play a more active role in supporting peace in South Sudan.

Posted by Enough Team on May 13, 2015
May 21, 2010 file photo of Riek Machar and Salva Kiir

Human Rights Watch releases dispatch urging immediate UN sanctions enforcement in South Sudan, echoing public calls made by the Enough Project and others.

Posted by Enough Team on Apr 23, 2015

Partner organization i-ACT has launched the "RESTORE 2100" (calories) campaign and published their Refugee Rations Report in response to cuts to food rations for Sudanese refugees living in eastern Chad. In 2014, food rations were cut from the World Food Program-recommended 2,100 calories per person, per day to approximately 800 calories per person, per day, which is having dramatic effects on the lives of the refugees.