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January 6, 2012

In its January issue, Boston Magazine profiles Harvard Humanitarian Initiative’s Michael VanRooyen and his efforts to train a new breed of aspiring humanitarians.

The article by William Wheeler, titled “The Saving Game,” focuses on Satellite Sentinel Project’s work and successes as a truly innovative game-changing tool. Wheeler writes: “'The SSP is an example of what...

January 4, 2012

Renewed inter-communal violence in the restive Jonglei state has recently displaced as many as 50,000 people in and around the town of Pibor, South Sudan. The violence began in late December, when a column of 6,000 Lou-Nuer youths approached the town, which is largely home to members of the Murle community burning smaller villages and...

December 20, 2011

Late last month, representatives from the Sudanese and South Sudanese governments met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia under the auspices of the African Union High-Level Implementation Panel, or AUHIP, for yet another round of negotiations on outstanding North-South issues. Central among these issues are “financial transitional arrangements,” a euphemism for how much money Juba, along with, perhaps, the international community, can pay Khartoum to offset Sudan’s “fiscal gap” resulting from South Sudan’s secession.

The South Sudanese government, the AUHIP...

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...

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