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last update: march 25th, 2010

march 25th, 2010

Executive Director Alex Wagner Op-Ed: "The Curious Case of Nyi Nyi Aung"

"Six months ago, a man named Nyi Nyi Aung landed at the Yangon International Airport in Burma. He had come to Burma in the hopes of visiting his mother, who is currently in jail for pro-democracy activities and sick with cancer. Before he could clear customs, Aung's baggage cart was seized by airport personnel and he was told to come into their offices to answer some "personal questions." Although Aung has a background as a human rights activist, and was a prominent leader during Burma's 1988 uprising, he had broken no laws. Perhaps more importantly, Aung is also an American citizen, which should have provided some insurance against wrongful incarceration."

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march 22nd, 2010

Report: "Current Realities and Future Possibilities in Burma: Options for US Policy"

"As the Obama administration turns to the thorny issue of engaging Burma’s authoritarian government, a new Asia Society Task Force report offers a detailed strategy that positions the United States to respond effectively and flexibly to the twists and turns that a potential transition in Burma may take over time. The stakes are high. With Burma’s military leaders preparing to convene elections later this year, a comprehensive U.S. approach—taken in concert with regional and international partners—provides the best hope for bringing Burma into the world community. The Task Force’s report, entitled Current Realities and Future Possibilities in Burma: Options for U.S. Policy, recommends framing U.S. policy toward Burma based on changes taking place in the country with careful consideration of how the instruments at its disposal, including both the engagement and sanctions sides of the equation, can be tapped to encourage political and economic reform."

 

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last updated february 22nd, 2019

february 22nd, 2019

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AS OF FEBRUARY 2019, NOT ON OUR WATCH HAS MERGED WITH THE SENTRY. NOOW HAS NOW BEEN RE-NAMED THE SENTRY, WITH THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND SCOPE OF WORK REMAINING THE SAME UNDER THE NEW NAME. THIS WEBSITE IS NO LONGER ACTIVE. PLEASE VISIT THESENTRY.ORG.

NotOnOurWatchProject.org will remain as an archived website, and will not be updated. To learn more and follow the work of The Sentry, please visit TheSentry.org.

The Sentry is a team of policy analysts, regional experts, and financial forensic investigators that follows the money in order to create consequences for those funding and profiting from genocide or other mass atrocities in Africa, and to build leverage for peace. The Sentry's main partner remains the Enough Project.

february 7th, 2019

A Tribute to Dr. Amin Mekki Medani

 

Dr. Amin Mekki Medani, prominent Sudanese human rights advocate and democracy campaigner, died in August 2018 after a long illness. In mid-December, a peaceful people’s revolution erupted in Sudan that is still going strong. In the January issue ofSudan Studies, Enough Project’s Senior Advisor Dr. Suliman Baldo writes a tribute to Dr. Amin. In the tribute, Dr. Baldo points out that the current unprecedented grassroots pro-democracy protests in Sudan capture what Dr. Amin spent all his life fighting for.

february 7th, 2019

U.S. Should Suspend Normalization Talks with Sudan Regime; Impose Global Magnitsky Sanctions

The Enough Project strongly denounces the deadly violence the Sudanese regime has unleashed against peaceful protesters and supports the aspirations of the people of Sudan as they protest against three decades of mass atrocities and institutional corruption under the autocratic rule of President Omar al-Bashir. We call on the U.S. government, European governments, the African Union, and the broader international community to hold the Khartoum regime accountable for the many lives lost, injuries sustained, and countless protesters detained and tortured as the regime attempts to silence the Sudanese peoples’ struggle for democracy and good governance.

january 23rd, 2019

7DNews - Sudan’s Unprecedented Protests Continue

Enough Project’s Senior Advisor Dr. Suliman Baldo speaks to 7DNews on the ongoing protests in Sudan.


january 17th, 2019

Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocity Prevention Act Signed Into Law

The Elie Wiesel Genocide and Prevention Act (GAPA) was signed into law by President Trump on January 14, 2019. In previous years, Lemkin Summit participants led hundreds of constituent meetings on the Summit’s lobby days during which they advocated for the passage of GAPA.

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