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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 20th, 2010

january 20th, 2010

Update: Darfur rebels say death sentences threaten peace talks

"Darfur rebels on Wednesday condemned a death sentence on two of its members by a Khartoum court, saying it endangered the peace process."

january 19th, 2010

Sudan would recognize south's independence: Bashir

"Sudan will recognize the south's independence if it chooses to secede in the January 2011 referendum, and the north 'will be good a neighbor,' President Omar al-Bashir said."

january 19th, 2010

Zimbabwe minister urges resolution of debt crisis

"Zimbabwe's enormous foreign debt is hampering efforts to mend the economy, Finance Minister Tendai Biti said, urging the government urgently to resolve the debt crisis."

january 19th, 2010

Sudan sentences two more Darfur rebels to death

"A Sudanese court sentenced another two Darfur rebels to death on Tuesday for a deadly 2008 attack, raising to 105 the number of Justice and Equality Movement fighters ordered hanged for the raid."

january 19th, 2010

U.S. to press Burma on reform: report

"The United States plans to meet officials from Burma soon and will seek more evidence it is ready to enact political reforms in return for broader dialogue with Washington, a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday."

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