Sudan and South Sudan

South Sudanese Diaspora Speak Out on Violence Back Home

South Sudanese Daniel Kojakole Pogo in the Netherlands.

On December 15, political infighting within South Sudan's ruling party mutated into an ugly and violent confrontation on the dusty streets of South Sudan's capital city.  Read More »

13 Top Moments of 2013

Uprisings Against al-Bashir in Sudan

As this year comes to a close we remember the moments, both good and bad, which shaped our ongoing work to end crimes against humanity and mass atrocities in 2013. Take a minute to reflect on the successes of this year and our continued efforts in 2014 to make strides toward peace.     Read More »

Al Jazeera America Op-ed: South Sudan’s Salva Kiir needs to put his black hat back on

As divisive violence rocks the world’s youngest nation, the U.S. has a role in averting civil war.  Read More »

Daily Beast Op-ed: George Clooney: How to Stop An Inferno in South Sudan

After suffering so long for independence, South Sudan faces a new civil war. What the country’s leaders and the international community can do to contain the crisis.  Read More »

Enough Project Urges U.S. Government to Act on Violence in South Sudan

On December 15, violent clashes erupted on the streets of Juba, South Sudan’s capital city. While the details surrounding the spark of the violence are unclear, it is already apparent that these clashes have the potential to destabilize the entire country.  Despite the operational constraints posed by the U.S. embassy’s evacuation of all non-essential staff, the United States government can and must do more to help avert a return to civil war in South Sudan. In an open memorandum the Enough Project outlines possible steps the U.S. could take in addition to what is presently being done.  Read More »

Memorandum: Ongoing SPLM Political Crisis and Violence in South Sudan

In this open memorandum we outline possible steps the U.S. could take in addition to what is presently being done, including the immediate deployment to Juba of U.S. Special Envoy Donald Booth, U.S. support for mediation efforts by South Sudanese church leaders or the East African regional organization IGAD (the Intergovernmental Authority on Development), and the creation of safe havens for civilians by the U.N. peacekeeping mission.

Living Under Siege in Blue Nile

Since September 2011, civilians in Blue Nile have been targeted by the Sudanese government in a systematic campaign of collective punishment that intensified last January when the government led a ground campaign.    Read More »

Humanitarian Needs Assessment in Sudan's Blue Nile State

Given the limits on access to rebel-held areas of Sudan’s Blue Nile state, there has been little information made public about the situation civilians face. In an effort to document the scope of their needs, an international non-governmental organization conducted a series of verification missions to rebel-held parts of the state in mid-2013. Due to security concerns, the organization wishes to remain anonymous. However, to raise awareness about the situation, they have requested the Enough Project make public their findings.

Sudanese women in Blue Nile

World's Youngest Nation Ratifies Two U.N. Conventions

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) meets with Salva Kiir, President of the Re

In recent weeks, the world’s youngest nation, South Sudan, has taken positive steps as a responsible advocate and defender of human rights.  Read More »

Five Stories You May Have Missed This Week

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

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