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July 20, 2015

Today the Enough Project launched The Sentry, an initiative co-founded by George Clooney and John Prendergast that seeks to dismantle the networks of perpetrators, facilitators, and enablers who fund and profit from Africa’s deadliest conflicts. With The Sentry, Enough hopes to lend greater support to broader accountability measures as well as provide leverage to peace efforts aimed at ending Africa’s deadliest conflicts.

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June 25, 2015

Editor's Note: This op-ed originally appeared on CNN.com on June 25, 2015 and was written by Satellite Sentinel Project co-founders George Clooney and John Prendergast and Enough Project Policy Analyst Akshaya Kumar. Their piece argues that since greed is driving the calculations of South Sudan’s government and rebel leaders, the surest route to peace is by hitting them in their wallets with biting sanctions.

The scale of the crisis facing South Sudan is hard to comprehend -- 2 million people have been displaced as the country has...

March 2, 2015

Editor's Note: This op-ed was written by George Clooney, John Prendergast and Akshaya Kumar and originally appeared on The New York Times as "George Clooney on Sudan’s Rape of Darfur" on February 25, 2015.

In the early 2000s, a brutal conflict in western Sudan between the government and rebels led to the deaths of hundreds of...

September 25, 2014

South Sudan’s civil war is a consequence of a power struggle between President Salva Kiir and former Vice-President Riek Machar and their respective supporters. Nine months into the deadly conflict, the parties remain committed to a military...

September 24, 2014

On the occasion of the September 25 Ministerial High-Level Meeting on South Sudan during the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, 19 non-governmental organizations released a joint statement on the conflict in South Sudan. The Enough Project, along with 18 other organizations, emphasized the role that the international community must play in the creation of peace by enhancing leverage over the warring parties. The statement reads:

As the humanitarian toll of South Sudan's nine-month civil war mounts, it is clear that...

September 15, 2014

Editor's Note: This blog was written by Enough Project intern Naafeh Dhillon.

In the past week, Sudanese activists have launched two dynamic campaigns that draw attention to their government's ongoing crimes and call on the international community to respond with decisive action....

September 15, 2014

Editor's Note: This article by Akshaya Kumar, Enough's Sudan and South Sudan policy analyst, originally appeared on CNN.

Ten years ago this week, then-Secretary of State Colin Powell...

September 9, 2014

 

South Sudan’s civil war began in December 2013 as a political power struggle, but quickly led to ethnic-targeted killings and revenge attacks. Thousands have been killed, although no one knows the exact number, and the country now faces what could become the most deadly famine...
June 11, 2014

Editor's Note: This is an excerpt from an op-ed which originally appeared on VICE News. George Clooney, co-founder of Not On Our Watch, and John Prendergast, co-founder of the Enough Project, together founded the Satellite Sentinel Project.

Under the cover of darkness, in a world whose attention is diverted by more camera-accessible crises in Ukraine, Syria, and the Central African Republic (CAR), the...

May 21, 2014

This post was written by Katrien Hinderdael, Research Assistant at the Enough Project.

During the May 20 Elie Wiesel Foundation dinner, George Clooney ...

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