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last update: march 16th, 2017

march 9th, 2017

South Sudan’s government-made famine

This op-ed originally appeared in the Washington Post, and was written by the co-founders of the Sentry, George Clooney and John Prendergast.


Official, U.N.-declared famines are a rare phenomenon. The last one worldwide was six years ago, in Somalia. Famines are declared officially when people have already begun to starve to death. It is the diplomatic equivalent of a seven-alarm fire. That is where the youngest country in the world, South Sudan, finds itself today, as 100,000 face immediate starvation and another 1 million are on its brink.

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february 20th, 2017

British Banks are Go-betweens in Global Conflict. This can be Stopped.

Note: This op-ed originally appeared in the Guardian and was written by The Sentry's co-founders George Clooney and John Prendergast.


Almost a year ago, the UK government convened a global summit to commit to fighting corruption. The final communiqué from the governments involved summed up their historic intentions: “We want to send a clear signal to the corrupt that they will face consequences internationally. We want to make it harder for them to travel and do business in our countries.”

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last updated january 22nd, 2010

january 22nd, 2010

Burmese verdict on American man expected next week

"A Burmese court will hand down its verdict next week on an American charged with forgery and currency infractions after being accused of trying to foment rebellion against the country's military rulers."

january 22nd, 2010

Deadly ethnic clashes erupt in Southern Sudan

"At least 15 people have been killed in clashes between two ethnic groups in the Southern Sudan state of Jonglei."

january 21st, 2010

Update: Hunger looms as Zimbabwe's planting season ends

"In a dusty field in northern Zimbabwe, villagers clapped and sang as they received desperately needed seed and fertilizer for their crops, their only source of food and income."

january 21st, 2010

Human Rights 'Deteriorating' in Burma: HRW

"Burma's human rights record continued to deteriorate in 2009 ahead of a scheduled elections in 2010, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW)."

january 21st, 2010

Zimbabwe suspends constitution-making project

"Zimbabwe has suspended its public outreach efforts to gather views on a new constitution, throwing another obstacle on the path toward fresh elections, state media said Thursday."

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