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november 21st, 2016

Board Members George Clooney and John Prendergast Economist Op-Ed: "Stop the Cash, Stop the Conflict"

This op-ed was originally published in The Economist, and co-authored by board members George Clooney and John Prendergast.

 

Tackling corruption is the key to peace in South Sudan and beyond, argue George Clooney and John Prendergast, co-founders, The Sentry

 

The world’s newest country, South Sudan, could have been holding its first free elections in 2017. Instead, it faces another year of strife. In the latest phase of the cyclical conflict that has plagued its people for decades, tens of thousands have died, 5m people face hunger or starvation and 1m have become refugees. Yet cleverer global action—especially involving Western banks—can stop the rot.

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september 12th, 2016

Board Members and The Sentry Co-Founders George Clooney and John Prendergast Join Board Member Don Cheadle and Investigators to Release Groundbreaking Report on War Profiteering in South Sudan

2-year investigation reveals networks fueling one of the world’s deadliest conflict zones implicating president, deposed vice president, international banks, arms dealers, multinational oil and mining companies

 

Today, The Sentry, an investigative initiative co-founded by board members George Clooney and John Prendergast, presented a new, groundbreaking report “War Crimes Shouldn’t Pay: Stopping the looting and destruction in South Sudan.” Clooney and Prendergast joined fellow board member Don Cheadle and lead investigators at the National Press Club in Washington DC to present findings of a two-year investigation into South Sudan’s shadowy war economy and its links to a network of international facilitators, including bankers, arms dealers, and multinational oil and mining companies.The report implicates South Sudan President Salva Kiir and former Vice President Riek Machar, who as rival leaders have been responsible for a civil war that has wreaked havoc on their nation.

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last updated december 3rd, 2009

december 3rd, 2009

Gambari to head Darfur UN mission

"Nigerian diplomat Ibrahim Gambari is to become the head of the UN-African Union peacekeeping force in the conflict-hit Darfur region, the UN has announced."

december 3rd, 2009

Tsvangirai says progress in Zimbabwe talks

"Zimbabwe's two political parties made progress on implementing the conditions of a unity government, Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai said on Thursday."

december 2nd, 2009

Sudan parties mull alliance in looming elections

"More than 20 Sudanese parties including the main force in the south may field joint candidates in next year's elections, officials said, in what would be a major challenge to the country's president."

december 2nd, 2009

Zimbabwe economy to grow 4.7% in 2009

"Zimbabwe will see better-than-expected economic growth of 4.7 percent this year, ending a decade of financial ruin, Finance Minister Tendai Biti said Wednesday in his first annual budget speech."

december 1st, 2009

Millions could miss Sudan elections - observers

"Millions of voters could be left out of Sudan's first elections in 24 years because of a failure of authorities to persuade more people to register for the poll, international observers said on Tuesday."

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