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last update: september 12th, 2016

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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july 7th, 2016

Board Members George Clooney and John Prendergast Remember Elie Wiesel

"Unless you’re 88 years old, most of us have not lived in a world without Elie Wiesel. We had a champion who carried our pain, our guilt and our responsibility on his shoulders for generations."


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last updated january 11th, 2010

january 11th, 2010

Darfur peace talks to resume in Doha: mediator

"Talks to settle the festering conflict in Sudan's Darfur region will resume in Doha before the end of the month, international mediator Djibril Bassole said Sunday."

january 11th, 2010

Burma's Karen refugees struggle in UK

"In recent years, thousands of Burmese refugees living in camps in Thailand have been resettled in countries such as the US, Canada, Sweden and the Netherlands."

january 11th, 2010

UN 'concerned' over flare-up of violence in south Sudan

"The United Nations is concerned over the flare-up of violence in southern Sudan that has cost at least 150 lives over the past two weeks, a senior UN official said on Saturday."

january 9th, 2010

Critical year ahead for Sudan amid fears of war

"On the fifth anniversary of the signing of a deal ending decades of war between North and South Sudan, US President Barack Obama's special envoy has commended the agreement as 'the foundation of peace.'"

january 8th, 2010

Update: Zimbabwe diamond mine abuses 'continue'

"A human rights group says it is concerned about 'continuing abuses' at diamond mines in Zimbabwe."

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