Blog Posts in Sudan and South Sudan

Posted by Enough Team on Jun 10, 2016

In a recent op-ed, “South Sudan Needs Truth, Not Trials,” South Sudan President Salva Kiir and First Vice President Riek Machar argue that the only way to bring South Sudan together is through “an organized peace and reconciliation commission with international backing.” In this process, they argue that anyone who tells the truth concerning what they saw or did would receive amnesty from prosecution, even if he or she did not express remorse.

Posted by Enough Team on May 24, 2016

Today, the Enough Project released its latest policy brief by Founding Director John Prendergast, “The Paper Tiger in South Sudan: Threats without Consequences for Atrocities and Kleptocracy”. Based on Prendergast’s testimony before a hearing in Congress last month, the brief outlines how the primary root cause for the atrocities and instability that mark South Sudan’s short history is that its government quickly morphed into a violent kleptocracy.

Posted by Enough Team on May 11, 2016

On Thursday, April 28, 2016, the Enough Project held a panel discussion on Capitol Hill focused on Sudan and the sanctions debate surrounding that country’s ruling regime. “A New Approach to Sudan” featured a number of speakers from various backgrounds in both the government and non-government sectors.

Posted by Rachel Finn on May 4, 2016
Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA)

On Wednesday, May 4, 120 bispartisan Members of Congress sent a letter to President Obama, urging him to keep Sudan a priority in the final months of his Administration.

Posted by Rachel Finn on May 3, 2016
John Prendergast testifying on April 27, 2016

On Wednesday April 27, Enough Project Founding Director John Prendergast testified before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations for a hearing entitled “South Sudan’s Prospects for Peace and Security.”