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March 10, 2013

In attempts to stem the violence and urge unity and common vision forged among those of South Sudan, Eye Radio station has begun to air several messages stressing the goal of “peace, stability, and prosperity” for South Sudan.

Earlier this month, the Enough Project wrote about several South Sudanese artists using songs to spread messages of peace and unity – adding their voice to the national dialogue in a way consistent with their own values and abilities. Now, messages of peace have once again...

March 4, 2013

Posted by John Prendergast

This op-ed originally appeared on Foreign Policy.

NUBA MOUNTAINS, Sudan — The heat was stifling and the climb was steep, but Adam insisted that he show us the place where his life was forever altered. In was mid-January, and we were deep in the Nuba Mountains, in territory controlled by the rebel Sudan People's Liberation Army-North. Only two short weeks...

February 19, 2013

Posted by Nirvana Chetty

Humanity United and USAID announced last week that the Enough Project has been selected as a winner of the 2013 Tech Challenge for Atrocity Prevention competition. Our submission, Combining Front-line Research with Cutting-Edge Technology to Identify and Stop Enablers of Mass Atrocities, won in the “Enablers” category. The challenge for individuals and organizations in this category was to develop technologies that better identify, spotlight, and deter intentional or...

February 13, 2013

Posted by Carrie Beason

In a practicum course being taught at Georgetown Law Center this spring, Mark Quarterman, Research Director here at Enough, and James Bair, associate at the law firm Brown Rudnick and adjunct professor at Georgetown Law Center, aim to help law students understand the mechanisms for addressing human rights abuses in public international law. Using as a case study the current situation in Sudan—specifically the atrocities and crimes against humanity being committed there by state and non-state...

February 13, 2013

Posted by Amber Maze

In a letter to newly appoint Secretary of State John Kerry, Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA) called on Secretary Kerry to make the appointment of a special envoy to the Sudan(s) a top priority. The United States has always played a vital role in trying to resolve the conflicts within Sudan and between the governments of Sudan and South Sudan since before the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, or CPA. Wolf noted in his letter to Secretary Kerry:

In September 2001, President Bush appointed...

February 12, 2013

Posted by Alissa Orlando

The culmination of two years of bilateral negotiation shepherded by former South African President Thabo Mbeki’s African Union High Level Implementation Panel, the September 2012 agreements between Sudan and South Sudan were heralded as a landmark success. President Obama lauded...

January 25, 2013

Posted by Heejin Ahn

On January 16, the U.N. Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan confirmed the biggest forced displacement in Darfur in recent years.  

Since January 5, the surge of violence between the Rezeigat Abbala and Beni Hussein tribes has killed more than 100 people and forced an estimated 100,000 to flee. First, a dispute over the rich, gold mining area of Jebel Amer in North Darfur led to...

January 24, 2013

Posted by Alissa Orlando

For months, the two Sudans have been facing off along their contested border. In September, they agreed to establish a buffer zone, 10 km north and south of the agreed upon center line, to separate their armed forces and reduce tension in the region. In the past week, both the governments of Sudan and South Sudan finally reported that their troops have withdrawn on their respective sides of the center line and will withdraw from the Safe Demilitarized Border Zone, or SDBZ.

South Sudan pledged...

January 22, 2013

Editor's Note: This op-ed originally appeared on Global Post.

ABYEI,Sudan — In December I traveled to Abyei,a disputed resource-rich region straddling the ill-defined border between Sudan and South Sudan. For more than four decades,Abyei has been a flashpoint of conflict between the two countries and as long as its final status remains unresolved,violent outbursts will devastate local communities and the threat of war will loom large over the Sudans...

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