Media Interviews and Questions
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.
Jul 13, 2010
The issuance of a second arrest warrant for President Al-Bashir for three counts of genocide requires the international community to fully support the ICC and renew its efforts to apprehend him and all others wanted by the ICC for crimes committed in Darfur.
Jun 28, 2010
A new video spoof of Apple’s classic “Get a Mac” ad campaign reveals that Mac and PC share a dirty secret.
Jun 24, 2010
For more than two years, the Lord’s Resistance Army has been waging a ruthless campaign of terror – largely ignored by the outside world – against civilians in the Central African Republic, or CAR. In a new report, “On the Heels of Kony: The Untold Tragedy Unfolding in the Central African Republic,” Enough Project Field Researcher Ledio Cakaj describes the LRA’s deadly but under-reported track record in a largely forgotten corner of Africa.
RELEASE: Tracy McGrady and Ted Leonsis Team with Georgetown, Duke Students to Build Darfuri Refugee SchoolJun 17, 2010
To commemorate UN World Refugee Day on June 20, Georgetown and Duke Universities’ students and alumni, businessman Ted Leonsis, and NBA star Tracy McGrady have jointly announced that they have raised funds to sponsor a Darfuri refugee camp school in Chad.
Jun 8, 2010
Enough, a project of the Center for American Progress to end genocide and crimes against humanity, has joined forces with Mercer Street Records to release a special compilation album curated by leading music expert Nic Harcourt (Los Angeles Times, KCRW Radio, A&E Network).
May 28, 2010
Several U.S.-based human rights groups have criticized the U.S. government’s decision to send a representative to the inauguration of Omar al-Bashir as president of Sudan.
Press Release: New Law Gives President Obama Mandate to Help End LRA's Violence and Child Abductions in Central AfricaMay 25, 2010
President Barack Obama has signed landmark legislation giving him a clear mandate for robust action to help end Africa’s longest-running insurgency and rebuild communities devastated by the brutality and thousands of child abductions of the Lord’s Resistance Army, or LRA, state the Enough Project, Resolve Uganda, and Invisible Children.