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last update: october 26th, 2017

october 25th, 2017

George Clooney Donates $1 Million to Counter War Crimes and Corruption in Africa

 

Note: This press release was first published on TheSentry.Org

 

The Clooney Foundation provides the lead gift in the “Making War Criminals Pay” fundraising campaign launched today for The Sentry – an expert team of policy analysts and financial forensic investigators.The campaign seeks to triple The Sentry’s capacity to “follow the money” and track downwar profiteering networks in Africa.

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october 16th, 2017

The Terrorists’ Treasury: How a Bank Linked to Congo’s President Enabled Hezbollah Financiers to Bust U.S. Sanctions

 

Note: This report was published by Not On Our Watch's investigative initiative, The Sentry.

 

The same banks used by kleptocratic governments to divert state assets can also be used by terrorist financing networks. This is what has taken place at one prominent bank in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Individuals and entities subject to U.S. sanctions, in connection with Hezbollah, used the bank to move money through the international banking system, despite several warnings from bank employees that doing so could violate U.S. sanctions. This was not just any bank. BGFIBank DRC, the institution that processed the transactions, is run by President Joseph Kabila’s brother and has been mentioned in a recent scandal in Congo involving the alleged diversion of public funds from state-owned mining companies and the national electoral commission.

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last updated december 17th, 2009

december 17th, 2009

Sudan buys arms, slides back to war: reports

"North and South Sudan are sliding back towards war, a think-tank warned on Thursday as a separate report said both sides were caught up in an 'arms race' in defiance of global embargoes."

december 16th, 2009

Burma's Suu Kyi in rare talks with party elders

"Burma's junta allowed detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to meet with three elderly senior members of her party Wednesday in a rare concession by the military regime."

december 16th, 2009

Border stability to top China-Burma talks

"Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping arrives this week in Burma where he is expected to meet the regime's reclusive top leader and press for assurances there will be no more unrest on their shared border."

december 16th, 2009

UN, aid chiefs fear Chad-Darfur kidnap 'trend'

"Brazen kidnapping raids targeting aid workers in Chad and Darfur have set UN officials and aid groups on edge, fuelling fears of a violent new trend that could hobble relief work in the lawless area."

december 15th, 2009

Update: Sudan opposition face charges over banned rally

"Up to 48 Sudanese opposition supporters will face charges for taking part in a banned rally close to parliament calling for democratic reforms, officials said on Tuesday."

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