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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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NEWS

last updated january 24th, 2010

january 24th, 2010

Repression undermines Sudan elections-rights group

"Repression of political opponents in both Sudan's north and semi-autonomous south is undermining the prospects for Sudan's first democratic elections in 24 years, Human Rights Watch said on Sunday."

january 23rd, 2010

Sudan ex-rebels say to boycott vote in oil state

"Sudan's former southern rebels said on Saturday they would boycott elections in a key oil-producing state over concerns about fraud, ratcheting up the pressure less than three months ahead of voting."

january 22nd, 2010

Sudan police, opposition clash ahead of elections

"Police clashed with supporters of an independent electoral candidate in east Sudan, arresting 31 people and injuring nine, opposition activists said on Thursday."

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."

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