Press Releases

  • Nov 24, 2014

    Monday, November 24, 2014  --  Two giants of the jewelry world, Signet Jewelers (parent company of jewelry retailers Zales®, Jared®, and Kay®) and Tiffany & Co., were announced today as the industry’s leaders taking action to support peace and a conflict-free gold trade in Congo. The Enough Project’s “#CongoGold Jewelry Leaders Review” offers an opportunity for consumers to make informed, responsible choices when purchasing gold jewelry during the holiday gift-giving season.

  • Nov 20, 2014

    November 20, 2014 (Washington DC) — A new report published today by the Enough Project details widespread human suffering due to the Sudan government's three-year military campaign targeting civilians living in the Nuba Mountains. 

  • Nov 18, 2014

    18 novembre 2014 — Devant l’échéance imposée par le Conseil de Sécurité des Nations Unies et les gouvernement Africains de la région pour se démobiliser complètement d’ici le 2 janvier 2015, sous peine d’être confronté  à des actions militaires, le groupe rebelle connu sous le nom des FDLR en République Démocratique du Congo, est actuellement en train de se regrouper, de mobiliser un soutien politique et constitue toujours une menace pour la sécurité de la région. Dans un nouveau rapport publié aujourd’hui, fruit de 6 mois d’enquête de terrain à l’Est du Congo,  « Comment démanteler une milice meurtrière »,  Enough Project propose 7 Stratégies non militaires pour aider à en venir à bout de la menace pausée par les Forces démocratiques de libération du Rwanda (FDLR).

  • Nov 18, 2014

    November 18, 2014 – Facing a deadline from the UN Security Council and regional African governments to fully demobilize or face military operations by January 2, 2015, the rebel group in the Democratic Republic of the Congo known as the FDLR is currently regrouping, mobilizing political support, and continuing to pose a regional security threat. In a new report published today based on six months of field research in eastern Congo, “How to Dismantle a Deadly Militia,” the Enough Project proposes seven non-military approaches to help end the threat posed by the Forces démocratiques de libération du Rwanda (FDLR).

  • Oct 30, 2014

    30 October 2014 --- An open letter published today calls for comprehensive action by the U.S. and European governments, United Nations, governments in the Great Lakes region, electronics, metals, and jewelry corporations, and the international community to bolster the impacts of Dodd-Frank “conflict minerals” regulations. Signers to the letter, “Conflict Minerals: A Broader Push for Reform is Essential,” include Congolese civil society groups and leaders, former ambassadors, policy experts, and human rights organizations.

  • Oct 1, 2014

    October 1, 2014 --- Warner Brothers’ new motion picture “THE GOOD LIE,” starring Reese Witherspoon, opens this Friday, October 3, to select theaters nationwide. The film, already garnering critical acclaim – and a 10 minute standing ovation at the Toronto Film Festival – depicts the courageous, terrifying journey of the Lost Boys and Girls of Sudan, children who trekked on foot hundreds of miles to escape a war in Sudan that ended in 2005.

  • Sep 24, 2014

    24 September 2014 -- This Thursday, world leaders at the 69th UN General Assembly convene a meeting on the humanitarian crisis in South Sudan. In spite of nine months of negotiations led by a nine-country regional bloc, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), fighting in the world’s youngest nation is expected to intensify in the coming months, with deadly consequences for millions.

  • Sep 17, 2014

    September 17, 2014 --- The Sudanese economy faces serious economic vulnerabilities that have been hidden by the government and whitewashed by the IMF and World Bank, reveals a breaking report published today by the Enough Project, “Watching the Bubble Burst: Political Implications of Sudan's Economic Implosion.”

  • Sep 15, 2014

    15 Septembre 2014 --- Alors que les États-Unis ont prévu de rouvrir leur ambassade aujourd’hui en République centrafricaine (RCA) après presque deux ans d’absence diplomatique, et que les Nations Unies lancent une opération de maintien de la paix d’une force de près de 12,000 hommes, un nouveau rapport “Saisir la Paix”, issu du Enough Project, appelle à une intervention rapide par la communauté internationale dans quatre domaines clés au soutien de la paix dans ce pays déchiré par la guerre.

  • Sep 15, 2014

    As the United States reopens its embassy today in the Central African Republic (CAR) after a nearly two-year diplomatic absence, and the UN launches a nearly 12,000-strong peacekeeping operation, a new report by the Enough Project “Seize the Peace” urges rapid action by the international community on four key areas to support peace in the war-torn country.  Report authors Kasper Agger, Jacinth Planer, and Holly Dranginis, are available for media interviews, comment and expert analysis.

  • Jul 31, 2014

    July 31, 2014 (Washington, DC) – Recent political developments and increased industry regulation in the mining sector of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) present a unique opportunity for responsible and profitable investment, according to a report published today by the Enough Project. The new report is released in advance of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit next week in Washington, DC.

  • Jul 18, 2014

    The United Nations Secretary-General announced yesterday that the new UN Special Envoy to the Great Lakes Region will be senior Algerian diplomat Said Djinnit, replacing Mary Robinson. His mandate is focused on peace and security in the D.R. Congo and the region. The Enough Project warmly welcomes Ambassador Djinnit in his new appointment.

  • Jun 26, 2014

    June 26, 2014 (Washington, DC) -- One decade after Darfur’s Janjaweed militiamen earned global infamy as “devils on horseback,” Sudan is experiencing a wave of atrocities at the hands of their new incarnation as an official military entity, the “Rapid Support Forces” (RSF). An original report published today by the Enough Project and the Satellite Sentinel Project tracks the RSF in a cross-country campaign of civilian targeting, and presents the case for the individual criminal responsibility of high-level Sudanese government officials for both the war crimes and crimes against humanity perpetrated by the RSF.

  • Jun 26, 2014

    صدر اليوم تقرير لمشروعي منظمة كفاية، والقمر الصناعي سنتنيل، والذي يرصد حملات قوات الدعم السريع التي استهدفت المدنيين في مناطق متعددة من السودان. ويقدم التقرير أدلة متكاملة على مسؤولية كبار قادة النظام عن جرائم حرب، وتورطهم الجنائي في جرائم ضد الانسانية، ارتكبتها قوات الدعم السريع. وأشار التقرير إلى أن السودان يشهد الآن موجة من الجرائم الفظيعة بعد أن حلت هذه القوات محل جماعات الجنجويد التي كانت تنشط في السابق.

  • Jun 17, 2014

    June 17, 2014 (Washington DC) --- The Enough Project, Humanity United, and 76 other international human rights groups joined together today to call for a fresh approach to U.S. policy on the war-torn countries of Sudan and South Sudan.