Conflict Minerals

CNN Op-ed: Elephant Killings Surge as Tusks Fund Terror

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

The accelerating pace of the slaughter of elephants for their tusks has put African elephants at catastrophic risk in the coming decades. To make matters worse, some of the region's most notorious armed groups are taking tusks to finance their atrocities.

Politico Op-ed: A Move Toward Peace in Congo

Editor's Note: This op-ed originally appeared on Politico. Robin Wright is an activist and an actor who stars on the Netflix series “House of Cards”. JD Stier is the Enough Project’s Raise Hope for Congo campaign manager. The two recently traveled to Congo; they continue to advocate for peace there.

Five Stories You May Have Missed This Week

Here at Enough, we often swap emails with interesting articles and feature stories that we come across in our favorite publications and on our favorite websites. We wanted to share some of these stories with you as part of our effort to keep you up to date on what you need to know in the world of anti-genocide and crimes against humanity work.

Five Stories You May Have Missed This Week

Here at Enough, we often swap emails with interesting articles and feature stories that we come across in our favorite publications and on our favorite websites. We wanted to share some of these stories with you as part of our effort to keep you up to date on what you need to know in the world of anti-genocide and crimes against humanity work.

Activists Bring One Million Bones to the National Mall

On June 8, thousands of volunteers clad in white placed one million handcrafted clay and paper mache bones on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The installation of bones, completed as the focal point of the One Million Bones event weekend, represented a mass grave of persons killed by current genocide and mass atrocities around the world, including Congo, Syria, Somalia, Burma and Sudan.

Susan Rice Supports Restarting of Counter-LRA Mission, U.N. Action in Congo

In a welcome move on May 29, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice called on the Ugandan/African Union mission against the Lord’s Resistance Army to restart operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo.  In remarks at a U.N. Security Council briefing by Abou Moussa, Special Representative to the Secretary General of the U.N. Regional Office for Central Africa , or UNOCA, Rice implored the U.N. to take more action to prevent the LRA from setting up safe havens in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 

Rice stated:

Five Stories You May Have Missed This Week

Here at Enough, we often swap emails with interesting articles and feature stories that we come across in our favorite publications and on our favorite websites. We wanted to share some of these stories with you as part of our effort to keep you up to date on what you need to know in the world of anti-genocide and crimes against humanity work.

Oregon Activists To Join One Million Bones Installation on National Mall

Editor’s Note: Portland-based activists Amanda Ulrich, Alysha Atma, and Robert Hadley recently joined forces to host Oregon’s One Million Bones installation at Portland State University. They talk about their advocacy for Congo and the work they continue to do to pass conflict-free resolutions in Oregon cities. 

Five Stories You May Have Missed This Week

 Here at Enough, we often swap emails with interesting articles and feature stories that we come across in our favorite publications and on our favorite websites. We wanted to share some of these stories with you as part of our effort to keep you up to date on what you need to know in the world of anti-genocide and crimes against humanity work.

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