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The Hill Op-ed: Modernize, Don’t Remove, Sudan’s Sanctions

Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir scored a major victory this past week in removing another layer of his international isolation. The Obama administration issued an Executive Order that would revoke most sanctions on Sudan in six months, provided that the Trump administration certifies continued progress on areas of policy concern.  At the same time, President Obama issued a general license that eases nearly all existing sanctions effective immediately, which his administration argues would provide incentives to the Bashir regime to move forward.  Read More »

Leading Jewelry Manufacturer Richline Group States Public Support for Conflict Minerals Regulations

On January 9th, the Richline Group released a statement voicing strong support for Section 1502, the conflict minerals provision of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.   Read More »

Enough's 5 Recommended Reads | Jan. 12

Enough's 5 Recommended Reads is a biweekly series featuring important stories you may have missed.   Read More »

Enough's Greatest Hits of 2016

Enough's Greatest Hits of 2016  Read More »

NY Times Reports Suspicious Congo Transactions of $95.7 million; Treasury Department Should Alert Banks

Enough Project calls on the U.S. Treasury Department, European governments to work with financial institutions to address news reports of suspicious transactions in the Democratic Republic of Congo   Read More »

“Merci Congo”: An Inspiring Film on Congo by Director Paul Freedman

Merci Congo

A new film, Merci Congo, by filmmaker Paul Freedman explores the ongoing conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo that has torn lives apart and killed millions of people – and what we as individuals can do to help stop it.  Read More »

Dec. 9 Marks Intl. Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime

Today, the United Nations marks the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime. The purpose of this day is to raise awareness of the Genocide Convention, which was adopted on December 9, 1948, and its role in combating and preventing the crime of genocide. It is also intended to commemorate and honor victims of genocide.  Read More »

“A Groundbreaking Achievement”: Congress Passes “Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act”

Today, the United States Congress passed historic legislation empowering the U.S. government with the authority to place sanctions on corrupt public officials across the world who misappropriate state assets as well as anyone who attacks journalists and human rights defenders.   Read More »

Enough's 5 Recommended Reads | Dec. 8

Enough's 5 Recommended Reads is a biweekly series featuring important stories you may have missed.   Read More »

Congressional Hearing on Democratic Crisis in Congo

Sasha Lezhnev testifying before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission

On Tuesday, November 29, Enough’s Associate Director of Policy for the Great Lakes Region, Sasha Lezhnev, testified in Congress before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission for a hearing on democracy and human rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.  Read More »

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