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last update: october 26th, 2017

october 25th, 2017

George Clooney Donates $1 Million to Counter War Crimes and Corruption in Africa

 

Note: This press release was first published on TheSentry.Org

 

The Clooney Foundation provides the lead gift in the “Making War Criminals Pay” fundraising campaign launched today for The Sentry – an expert team of policy analysts and financial forensic investigators.The campaign seeks to triple The Sentry’s capacity to “follow the money” and track downwar profiteering networks in Africa.

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october 16th, 2017

The Terrorists’ Treasury: How a Bank Linked to Congo’s President Enabled Hezbollah Financiers to Bust U.S. Sanctions

 

Note: This report was published by Not On Our Watch's investigative initiative, The Sentry.

 

The same banks used by kleptocratic governments to divert state assets can also be used by terrorist financing networks. This is what has taken place at one prominent bank in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Individuals and entities subject to U.S. sanctions, in connection with Hezbollah, used the bank to move money through the international banking system, despite several warnings from bank employees that doing so could violate U.S. sanctions. This was not just any bank. BGFIBank DRC, the institution that processed the transactions, is run by President Joseph Kabila’s brother and has been mentioned in a recent scandal in Congo involving the alleged diversion of public funds from state-owned mining companies and the national electoral commission.

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last updated january 21st, 2010

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."

january 21st, 2010

Update: Sudan rebels say Sunday peace talks unlikely

"The main rebel group in Sudan's Darfur has said peace talks in Qatar with the Khartoum government were unlikely to resume as hoped Sunday but instead there may be 'consultations' to choose another date."

january 21st, 2010

SPLM candidate confident of beating Bashir in Sudan poll

"The candidate of Sudan's southern former rebel movement said on Thursday that he was confident of defeating veteran incumbent Omar al-Bashir in a presidential election expected in April."

january 21st, 2010

Burmese junta worse than Cyclone Nargis: IPU official

"Rights violations by Burma's junta has caused more damage than Cyclone Nargis, a Philippines senator and top member of the world's leading body of parliamentarians said on Thursday."

january 20th, 2010

Update: Court to decide on Suu Kyi appeal within month

"Burma's Supreme Court in Rangoon announced it will decide within a month on pro-democracy leader and Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi's appeal of her extended house arrest, her lawyer told CNN."

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