Media Interviews and Questions
Nov 24, 2010
President Barack Obama should move swiftly to implement a strategy released on November 24, 2010, to stop atrocities committed by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and help affected communities rebuild, a coalition of seven human rights groups said today.
Nov 1, 2010
The Lord’s Resistance Army, or LRA, may be the rebel group responsible for Africa’s longest running armed conflict, but its inner workings remain relatively unknown – and frequently misperceived – in the outside world.
‘Congo’s Enough Moment’: New Report on Conflict Minerals Makes Case for Certification and Army ReformOct 19, 2010
As a growing consumer movement demands cell phones and gadgets that are guaranteed to be free of conflict minerals that fuel mass rape by armed groups in eastern Congo, human rights activists see an opportunity to end the exploitation of Congo’s people and the pillaging of its resources.
Sep 29, 2010
The Enough Project welcomes the direct engagement of the United States in negotiations on the Sudanese region of Abyei that have stalled preparations for its referendum, a key provision of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, or CPA.
Sep 29, 2010
Seventeen anti-genocide and human rights organizations praised Senate Foreign Relations Chair Sen. John F. Kerry (D-Mass.), Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kan.), Senator Russ Feingold (D-Wis.), Senator Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) for introducing the Sudan Peace and Stability Act, legislation directing U.S. government action to help prevent a return to full-scale war in Sudan.
Sep 27, 2010
On behalf of the hundreds of thousands of activists who have repeatedly called on President Obama and his administration to prevent a return to war in Sudan and bring peace to Darfur, advocacy groups applaud President Obama and his Sudan policy team for making Sudan a top priority and providing leadership at Friday’s United Nations High Level Meeting on Sudan.
Sep 16, 2010
In order to decrease violence fueled by the global trade in conflict minerals, Congo's recent ban on mineral exports must be accompanied by long-term efforts to reform the trade, including a certification process, says the Enough Project.
Sep 13, 2010
The government of Sudan is using the shift in international attention away from Darfur toward the North-South referendum to continue its pattern of rights violations against the people of the region. A new Enough Project report, “Neglecting Darfur,” argues that the international community, in its desire to focus on the referendum, is offering its approval for a government strategy that will likely lead to more suffering among the displaced.
Sep 9, 2010
Human rights advocacy organizations praised the Obama Administration following yesterday’s announcement that President Obama will participate in a high-level summit on Sudan during the U.N. General Assembly on September 24th. The groups also called on the Administration to heighten its pressures on Khartoum as a critical component of diplomatic efforts to prevent violence and protect human rights as southern Sudanese prepare to vote in a referendum on southern independence scheduled for January, 2011.
Save Darfur Coalition, Genocide Intervention Network & Enough Project Condemn Kenyan Reception of BashirAug 27, 2010
The Save Darfur Coalition, the Genocide Intervention Network and the Enough Project today condemned Kenya’s decision to welcome Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to Nairobi to attend a dedication ceremony for Kenya’s new constitution.
As President Makes Crucial Decision on Sudan, Rights Groups Advocate for ‘Powerful, Proven, Effective Policy’Aug 25, 2010
Sudan Now, a campaign led by a group of prominent anti-genocide and human rights advocacy organizations, is running ads in The New York Times and the Vineyard Gazette to influence the president’s decision, expected soon, on the future direction of U.S. Sudan policy. Additionally, a letter signed by 68 organizations is being sent to the president on the same topic. Both the ads and the letter advocate for a balanced Sudan policy that includes both incentives and pressures.
Aug 19, 2010
The Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars has released a new Enough Project paper, “Avoiding the Train Wreck in Sudan: U.S. Leverage for Peace,” which challenges the assertion by top U.S. administration officials that the United States lacks leverage with the government of Sudan.
Aug 10, 2010
The Lord’s Resistance Army has depopulated a remote corner of northeastern Congo, killing and abducting hundreds of civilians, and forcing tens of thousands to flee their homes. In a new report, “ ‘This is our land now’: Lord’s Resistance Army attacks in Bas Uele, northeastern Congo,” Enough Project Field Researcher Ledio Cakaj documents 51 attacks by the LRA in Bas Uele, Congo, resulting in at least 105 deaths and 570 abductions during the last 15 months.
Aug 6, 2010
Human rights advocacy organizations expressed dismay today following reports that the Obama Administration is not approaching the situation in Sudan with the urgency it demands.
Jul 20, 2010
The Enough Project has released a new report that argues that U.S. policy is not contributing in a meaningful way to creating peace and justice in Sudan, and suggests alternative steps that officials can take to make peace in Sudan a reality.