Human Rights

5 Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

A weekly round-up of must-read stories, posted every Friday.  Read More »

#SudanRevolts: Q+A with Activist Nagi Musa on Sudan’s Friday Protests

Nagi Musa is the co-founder of the Sudanese pro-democracy group Girifna. He spoke to the Enough Project about the Friday protests that have become a weekly event after prayers, his friend and fellow Girifna member Rudwan Dawod, who was arrested last week, and the impact the government’s crackdown on peaceful demonstrators is having even on those who haven’t taken to the streets.  Read More »

Ethnic Violence Erupts in Eastern Congo City Amid Increased Militarization

Simmering ethnic tensions and frustrations over yet another war and devastation led to a series of attacks and assaults against Rwandaphone-looking people in Goma this week.  Read More »

#SudanRevolts: Crackdown in Sudan Leaves Over 2,000 Activists Detained, but Protests Continue

Over 2,000 activists have been detained since protests began in Khartoum on June 16, the activist group Girifna reported, prompting mounting international criticism and spurring more solidarity from Sudanese opposition groups.  Read More »

'We Choose Peace’ Rally at the White House Kicks Off Events Worldwide

A version of this piece by Carly Oboth, originally published on July 9, is cross-posted from the United to End Genocide blog.  Read More »

‘I’m Not Leaving’: A Q+A with Carl Wilkens, an American in Rwanda during the Genocide

From June 20 through July 31, the Enough Project’s Darfur Dream Team Sister Schools Program is featuring I’m Not Leaving, by Carl Wilkens, as a suggested reading in our Summer Service Challenge. The Summer Service Challenge is an opportunity for students, teachers, and community members in the United States to learn about, raise awareness of, and take action in honor of refugees worldwide. The Enough Project interviewed Carl Wilkens about his new book and his continued global efforts to encourage activism, particularly among youth, for human rights.  Read More »

Voices of Sudan Gathers Advocates on Capitol Hill for Independence Day Event

Monday marked the one-year anniversary of South Sudanese independence. To commemorate the day, Voices for Sudan held a press conference and invited three Sudan-watchers, including Enough Project Sudan Policy Analyst Jenn Christian, to comment on the current state of South Sudan and Sudan. The other speakers included Faith McDonnell, the director of religious liberty programs at the Institute on Religion and Democracy and Shaza Bala Elmahdi, a student activist with Girifna.  Read More »

ICC Delivers First Sentence: 14 Years for Congolese Warlord Lubanga

The International Criminal Court handed down a sentence today in the first trial before the tribunal, giving Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga 14 years behind bars in The Hague. Lubanga will serve eight years, given that the judges took into account that he has been in the custody of the court and Congolese authorities for six.  Read More »

U.S. State Department Hosts Special Screening of ‘I Am Congo’ Video Series

Wendy Crompton is a law student and intern at the U.S. State Department, where she recently attended a screening of the video series "I Am Congo,” produced by the Enough Project’s Raise Hope for Congo campaign. In this guest blog post she writes about the impact the stories featured in the video had on her work.  Read More »

South Sudan’s Independence: Taking Stock One Year Later

A day after South Sudan marked its first birthday, this week’s post in the series Enough 101 offers an overview of the challenges the new country faces.  Read More »

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