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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 ...

April 30, 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 28, 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 27, 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...
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