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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 ...

May 1, 2014
This post was written by Katrien Hinderdael, Research Assistant at the Enough Project.
 
Since December 2013, the Central African Republic (CAR) has experienced extreme instability and violence, resulting in the death of at least 2,000 people, roughly 643,000 internally displaced persons, and an additional 100,000 refugees to the more than 200,000 that were already...
April 29, 2014

Editor's Note: This op-ed authored by John Prendergast and Eric Reeves originally appeared in The Daily Beast.

With Secretary of State John Kerry traveling to Ethiopia today, site of the peace talks for South Sudan, he will be greeted by a bracing reality: no civilians in the world are in greater danger than those of South Sudan.  Not in Syria, Central African Republic, or Darfur is the threat of targeting on the basis of identity so immediate as it is for...
April 28, 2014
We have all been appalled by the fighting in South Sudan, particularly the recent atrocities committed in Bentiu and the attack on civilians in the UN compound in Bor.
 
We strongly condemn these vicious attacks against civilians,including at medical and religious institutions. Both parties to the conflict continue to transform it from a political dispute into a conflict of an increasingly ethnic character, with attacks involving one ethnic group triggering attacks against others. In addition, the growing regionalization of the conflict will continue to...
April 23, 2014
Editor's Note: This op-ed authored by John Prendergast and Justine Fleischner originally appeared in The Daily Beast.
 
On the dusty roads of Bentiu, the capital of South Sudan’s oil-rich Unity state, piles of dead bodies pulled from a local hospital, church and mosque lay baking in the hot sun. Last week, opposition forces loyal to former Vice President Riek Machar recaptured the strategic town. His...
March 27, 2014

Written by Nicole Audette

The Heiban Bible College, located in the Nuba Mountain region of Sudan, was bombed on March 23, 2014, for the second time in a little over a year. The Nuba Mountains, alongside the Blue Nile region, have been the staging ground for the conflict between the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) rebel group and the government of Sudan for more than three years....

March 25, 2014
This post originally appeared on the Daily Beast.
 
We went to college when green “Save Darfur” rubber bracelets were ubiquitous on campuses across the country. Congress passed a unanimous resolution in 2004 declaring that the situation in Darfur amounted to a state-sponsored genocide by proxy Janjaweed militias. We stood on the National Mall and chanted...
March 19, 2014

Editor's Note: This op-ed authored by John Prendergast originally appeared on Foreign Policy.

A little over three years ago, in advance of the referendum for South Sudan's independence, the great fear of the Sudanese and the broader international community was that the war between the north and south -- a war that was perhaps the second-deadliest globally since World War II -- might reignite. That crisis was averted because...

March 13, 2014

Sudanese police forces fired tear gas at over 1,000 mourners at the funeral procession on Wednesday, March 13, of a Junior University of Khartoum Economics major student who was killed by government forces on Tuesday, March 12. Ali Abakar Musa’s death heralded a new bout of protests marked by the new shoot-to-kill...

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