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December 20, 2011

Editor’s Note: This post is a brief history, intended to provide a contextual background for understanding the complex issues that the Enough Project works on. It is part of the series Enough 101.

Acronyms to Know:

SPLM/A – Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army

CPA – Comprehensive Peace Agreement

GOS – Government of Sudan

NCP – National Congress Party

SAF –...

December 15, 2011

Posted by Jenn Christian

Today, nearly 18 months since the start of the post-referendum negotiations process between the Government of Sudan, or GoS, and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Government of the Republic of South Sudan, or SPLM/RSS, the two parties, and the greater international community find themselves at a cross-road as tensions escalate between Khartoum and Juba and war, at times, seems more like a probability than a possibility.

Since June 2010, the African Union High Level...

December 14, 2011

Editor’s Note: This post is a brief history, intended to provide a contextual background for understanding the complex issues that the Enough Project works on. It is part of the series Enough 101.

Acronyms to Know:

SPLM/A - Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army

GOS – Government of Sudan

SSLM  –  Southern Sudan Liberation Movement

Independence: 1956...

December 14, 2011

This is a guest post by James Bair

Editor's Note: Last week the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Asset Controls, or OFAC, lifted many previous restrictions under the Sudan Sanctions Regulations, or SSR, that were hindering the development of South Sudan. To understand the profound implications this shift in policy will have for both Sudan and South Sudan, lawyer and rights activist James Bair provides a legal overview of the sanctions lifted, and how these changes translate to realities on the ground.

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December 8, 2011


This op-ed co-authored by George Clooney and Enough Project Co-Founder John Prendergast appeared as the lead story today on the homepage of TIME.com.

“We left our homes with not even a cup like this one," recounted the...

December 2, 2011

George Clooney speaks to displaced people in AbyeiThis weekend, George Clooney again leverages his star power, this time in a feature, “I Spy: George Clooney turns long-lens photography into a force for good, aiming satellites at human-rights violations in Sudan” by John Horn in the Los Angeles ...

December 2, 2011

Posted by Jenn Christian on Dec 02, 2011

Today, ICC Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo requested that an arrest warrant be issued for current Sudanese Defense Minister Abdelrahim Mohamed Hussein for crimes against humanity and war crimes allegedly committed in Darfur from August 2003 to March 2004. The Enough Project welcomes this important step to end impunity and bring Hussein to justice for war crimes and crimes against humanity. Today...

December 1, 2011

The latest Satellite imagery collected on November 27 by the Satellite Sentinel Project shows evidence of the intentional destruction of structures in the village of ‘Amara, located in the border state of Blue Nile, Sudan.

“This imagery is consistent with reports from on the ground that the SAF has intentionally destroyed civilian communities in clear violation of the laws of war,” said...

November 30, 2011

Posted by James Bair on Nov 30, 2011

Editor's Note: What are the international legal ramifications for the Sudanese government's recent assault on its people in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile, and across the new international boundary in South Sudan? Lawyer and rights activist James Bair writes about the numerous ways Khartoum is violating the Geneva Conventions -- to alarmingly little effect from the international community.

Earlier this month, Sudan launched...

November 29, 2011

Sudan has begun to block the oil exports of newly independent South Sudan in a move aimed at changing negotiating dynamics to its favor. The decision has prevented a total of 1.6 million barrels of oil from being exported to two buyers and comes as talks in Addis Ababa between the two countries’ ruling party representatives are taking place. A key focus of the talks is to settle on the transit fee that South Sudan will pay to Sudan for the use of oil infrastructure located in the North.

On Monday, Khartoum’s oil minister announced the blockade of South Sudan’s oil...

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