John Prendergast

Daily Beast Op-ed: Before There’s a Genocide: The Slaughter in South Sudan Must Stop

Hate radio; butchered men, women and children; ethnic revenge—the tragedy of South Sudan’s civil war grows worse by the day. This new op-ed by the Enough Project's John Prendergast and Justine Fleischner provides solutions and calls for more international action to bring this violence to an end.

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Rwanda 20 Darfur 10: New Responses to Africa's Mass Atrocities

As commemorations unfold honoring the 20th anniversary of the onset of Rwanda’s genocide and the 10th year after Darfur’s genocide was recognized, the rhetoric of commitment to the prevention of mass atrocities has never been stronger.

Photo:Nyaza cemetery outside Kigali, Rwanda - AP/Ricardo Mazalan

Feingold, Robinson, Kobler, and Dos Santos: International Keys to Peace in Congo

The foundation for a viable, comprehensive peace process for the deadly war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is finally starting to emerge. A new Enough Project report analyzes the changing dynamics of Congo's peace process and outlines steps ahead for building momentum for peace in Congo. 

Op-ed: Another Kind of Surge

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.   Read More »

Op-ed: The New Face of African Conflict

As a new wave of violent conflicts has ravaged Africa, borders and conventional peace processes have done little to contain them.  Read More »

Testimony of John Prendergast - U.S. Policy Toward Sudan and South Sudan

Testimony of John Prendergast, Co-Founder of Enough Project, before the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Human Rights, and International Organizations on U.S. policy on Sudan and South Sudan given on February 26, 2014. 

South Sudan Field Dispatch: Peace Must Come Soon

Recent fighting in South Sudan -- marked by evident war crimes and crimes against humanity -- must be resolved through an inclusive peace process, according to an Enough Project field dispatch authored by Enough Co-Founder John Prendergast. 

Daily Beast Op-ed: Government Ceasefire Is First Step Towards Peace in South Sudan

South Sudanese government forces after recent victory in Bentiu, in Unity State,

The government and the armed opposition have signed a ceasefire, in a hopeful step after weeks of bloody fighting.  Read More »

USA Today Op-ed: Using tech to end wars

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich

Corporations may not have a direct responsibility to end wars in far-flung corners of the Earth. But when parts of their products may come from a war zone, they can, in fact, help support peace by assuming more control over their supply chains. Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is a case in point.  Read More »

Memorandum: Ongoing SPLM Political Crisis and Violence in South Sudan

In this open memorandum we outline possible steps the U.S. could take in addition to what is presently being done, including the immediate deployment to Juba of U.S. Special Envoy Donald Booth, U.S. support for mediation efforts by South Sudanese church leaders or the East African regional organization IGAD (the Intergovernmental Authority on Development), and the creation of safe havens for civilians by the U.N. peacekeeping mission.

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