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february 25th, 2014

Board Members George Clooney and John Prendergast Joint Op-Ed: "New Lost Boys of South Sudan"

This op-ed was originally published by USA Today, and co-authored by board members George Clooney and John Prendergast.

 

The only activity in the hospital compound in Bor, South Sudan, these days is the dozens of vultures circling overhead. In mid-January, rebel forces swept into the Bor hospital, killing everyone that could not escape. Underscoring its crime, the group collected and burned the bodies of its victims. All that remains are bloodstained shoes, charred medicine vials, and overturned wheelchairs. Scorched patches of earth show where people were set on fire. When local residents are asked who was responsible, the answer is always the same: child soldiers of a militia called the White Army.

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february 19th, 2014

SSP Report: Despite Truce, Satellites Confirm Malakal Under Attack Again

New Satellite Sentinel Project (SSP) imagery shows more than 535 huts in and around Malakal have been destroyed in recent clashes, in direct violation the January cessation of hostilities agreement between South Sudan's combatant forces (Figure 1, above) DigitalGlobe’s analysis confirms that at least 57 huts in a residential area of town were destroyed, likely as a result of renewed fighting between the South Sudanese army and the armed opposition. (follow the link for Figure 2) The destruction of another 77 huts in Malakal's market area is evident in imagery collected on February 17, and 40 percent of market stalls are visibly destroyed or severely damaged. (follow the link for Figure 3) More than 400 huts were destroyed in the east of the city.

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last updated december 17th, 2009

december 17th, 2009

Swiss bank fined $536mln for Burma ties

"A Swiss banking giant has been fined $US536 million after being found guilty of violating US sanctions through years of undetected transactions with so-called 'rogue' regimes, such as Burma."

december 17th, 2009

Update: ‘Enthusiastic’ Suu Kyi calls for party reform

"The detained leader of Burma’s largest political party has called for it to be reorganised for the first time in the party’s 21-year history, following rare talks with three senior party members."

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."

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