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Apr 7, 2011
The northern Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) has deployed heavy offensive weaponry including helicopter gunships and tanks near the boundary of Sudan’s disputed Abyei region, according to new imagery released by the Satellite Sentinel Project.
Mar 31, 2011
Sudan Now, a group of human rights and anti-genocide organizations, welcomed today’s announcement by the White House that U.S. Ambassador Princeton Lyman will be the new U.S. Special Envoy to Sudan.
Mar 28, 2011
Congress must set aside funds in the fiscal year 2012 appropriations bill in order to sufficiently implement President Obama’s strategy for eliminating the threat posed by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), a group of human rights organizations said.
Mar 7, 2011
The Satellite Sentinel Project (SSP) has released new satellite imagery confirming the intentional burning of a third village, Tajalei, in Sudan’s Abyei region, in addition to the deliberate destruction since March 2 of the villages of Maker Abior and Todach.
Feb 14, 2011
Combatants in the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) need to be supported to disarm and demobilize in order to bring an end to one of Africa’s most brutal wars, a new report from the Enough Project says.
Rights Groups Congratulate Southern Sudanese on Results of Referendum, Urge President Obama to Keep Spotlight on SudanFeb 3, 2011
Sudan Now congratulates Southern Sudan on holding a peaceful, fair and credible referendum and strongly urges President Obama to stay focused on peace for all of Sudan.
Feb 2, 2011
President Obama must move to implement his recently-released strategy committing the U.S. to help civilians in central Africa threatened by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), say a coalition of prominent civil society organizations.
Enough Project Report Calls for Certification of Congo Minerals to Break Deadly Grip of Mafia-Like NetworksFeb 1, 2011
Despite an official ban on mineral mining, the trade in conflict minerals from eastern Congo continues, and is dominated by a mafia-like network of military, political, rebel and business interests, raising the urgency for an international certification process for the lucrative minerals industry, a new report from the Enough Project said.
Jan 27, 2011
The Satellite Sentinel Project (SSP) has confirmed that the Sudanese Armed Forces, or SAF, has deployed company-sized units of troops equipped with light armor and artillery in areas of South Kordofan around the oil-producing Abyei region and other strategic areas along Sudan’s volatile North-South border.
Jan 24, 2011
As the Enough Project at the Center for American Progress continues to expand its scope and impact, we are proud to announce that John Bradshaw is our new Executive Director.
Conflict Minerals: Enough Project, Ashley Judd, Congressman McDermott Call on Under Secretaries Hormats and Otero to Get New Congo Strategy RightJan 20, 2011
The Wall Street Reform Act required the Obama administration to develop a strategy for addressing the linkages between the trade in conflict minerals, armed groups and human rights abuses in eastern Congo by January 17.
Jan 8, 2011
A coalition of human rights and advocacy NGOs has today warned of rising levels of violence in Darfur during and after the referendum on southern self-determination, scheduled to begin tomorrow.
Jan 7, 2011
MTV and mtvU, MTV’s 24-hour college network, are teaming up with George Clooney and the Satellite Sentinel Project– along with Not on Our Watch, the Enough Project, Google, the United Nations UNITAR Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT), the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, and Trellon, LLC --by calling on young people to help deter violence in Sudan, and send a loud message: “the world is watching.”
Dec 29, 2010
A new human rights project -- initiated by George Clooney -- will combine satellite imagery analysis and field reports with Google's Map Maker technology to deter the resumption of war between North and South Sudan.
Senior Darfur Diplomat should Help Revitalize Peace Process for Darfur, Press Human Rights and Humanitarian ConcernsDec 13, 2010
Sudan Now applauded the appointment of Dane Smith as the senior U.S. diplomat for Darfur, and strongly urged President Obama and Secretary of State Hilary Clinton to appoint a team under the diplomat to help focus efforts on revitalizing the Darfur peace process, securing humanitarian access, and introducing accountability for human rights violations.