Enough Project Statement: Stolen Assets Must be Returned to the South Sudanese People

Recently, the president of South Sudan, Salva Kiir, called for global support to recover assets stolen by South Sudanese elites and deposited into foreign bank accounts or spent on purchasing properties in foreign countries. This is not the first time President Kiir has expressed a desire to tackle elite corruption in his country.  In past cases, however, there has been no effective follow through, leaving the situation unchanged and the stolen assets in the hands of those who stole them.

Enough Project Statement: Conflict Minerals Court Case is of “Exceptional Importance” and Should be Reviewed

The Enough Project urges the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit to review the case, National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) et al. v. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), to ensure that a damaging recent decision on the issues of corporate free speech and peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo does not stand without review.

Enough Project Statement on the Signing of the South Sudan Peace Agreement

The Enough Project welcomes the decision by the Government of South Sudan and President Salva Kiir to sign the compromise peace agreement, adding his signature to that of armed opposition leader Dr. Riek Machar and other stakeholders, to hopefully bring their country’s brutal civil war to an end.

Read the full statement below.

Special Envoy Booth's Khartoum Visit: Opportunity to Refocus U.S. Policy on Sudan

On August 25, the Enough Project released a public statement addressing U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan Donald Booth’s diplomatic visit to Sudan. Ambassador Booth should use this trip to enhance U.S. policy on Sudan by creating the financial pressure necessary to target the individuals and entities that benefit from pervasive corruption and ongoing conflict in Sudan.

Statement Responding to Recent Atrocities and Violence in South Sudan

Those in the international community concerned with South Sudan’s downward spiral into conflict have an important role to play to help stop this senseless killing. We call on the international community to take the following steps to address the urgent civilian protection issues facing the people of South Sudan.

United Nations Security Council Resolution 2046 Compliance Tracker: Summary Chart

The following chart is designed to summarize the Enough Project’s United Nations Security Council Resolution 2046 Compliance Tracker.

FACT SHEET: ICC Prosecutor Issues Request for Arrest Warrant for Sudanese Defense Minister Hussein

The International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant for First Lieutenant-General Abdelrahim Mohamed Hussein, a senior Sudanese military officer. This fact sheet explains who Hussein is and where he stands in the security apparatus of Sudan, sets out the allegations laid against him by the ICC and describes the crimes for which the Enough Project believes he shares responsibility in Abyei, Blue Nile and South Kordofan.

Truth and Consequences for Sudan Now: An Open Letter to President Obama's Deputies

In this letter to the Deputies Committee, the Enough Project pushes for a course of action marked by deeper diplomatic engagement and a willingness to impose consequences on those undermining the path to peace in Sudan.

What the Warrant Means: Justice, Peace, and the Key Actors in Sudan

The issuance of an arrest warrant for Sudan’s sitting head of state for crimes against humanity offers the Obama administration a chance to catalyze multilateral efforts to bring about a solution to Sudan’s decades-long cycle of warfare. One of the crucial missing ingredients to conflict resolution efforts has been some form of accountability for the horrific crimes against humanity that have been perpetrated by the warring parties in Sudan, primarily the Khartoum regime.  Peace without justice in Sudan would only bring an illusion of stability, without addressing the primary forces driving the conflict.

Congo's Dangerous Crossroads

Last week’s arrest of Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda and the deployment of an estimated 4,000 Rwandan soldiers into eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, or DRC, as part of joint Rwandan-Congolese military operations against the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda, or FDLR, represent a major, and dangerous, crossroads.

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