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last update: june 11th, 2014

june 11th, 2014

Board Members George Clooney and John Prendergast Op-Ed: "Sudan's Silent Suffering Is Getting Worse"

This op-ed was originally published on VICE, and co-authored by board members George Clooney and John Prendergast.

 

Under the cover of darkness, in a world whose attention is diverted by more camera-accessible crises in Ukraine, Syria, and the Central African Republic (CAR), the Sudan government has revived and intensified its genocidal strategy in the main war zones of Sudan. No media is allowed. The few aid organizations still permitted to operate there are under strict agreement to do so quietly. And the United Nations mission in Darfur has recently been implicated in a broad institutional cover-up of both the scale of devastation, and of the Sudan government’s direct role in creating the crisis.

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may 21st, 2014

Board Member George Clooney Announces Expansion of Satellite Sentinel Project

During the May 20 Elie Wiesel Foundation dinner, George Clooney announced an expansion to the Satellite Sentinel Project (SSP), an initiative he co-founded three years ago with fellow board member John Prendergast. While it will continue to use satellite imagery to monitor and warn against human rights abuses in war-torn Sudan and South Sudan, SSP will expand its work in reaction to the changes in modern conflicts. As conflicts in Sudan, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Central African Republic, and the surrounding region become more linked with regional criminal networks, SSP will widen its focus to undertake forensic investigations to reveal how those committing mass atrocities are funding their activities and where they are hiding their stolen assets.

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last updated august 18th, 2010

august 18th, 2010

Update: Sudan to deport foreign aid workers

"Sudan's government confirmed Wednesday it will expel a number of international aid workers from the restive western region of Darfur for unspecified 'violations.'"

august 17th, 2010

Update: Jordanian UN officers abducted in Darfur freed

"Two Jordanian officers from the joint UN-African Union peacekeeping force in Darfur (UNAMID) who were abducted at gunpoint have been freed, Jordanian and Sudanese officials said on Tuesday."

august 16th, 2010

Update: UN, aid workers enter Darfur refugee camp hit by clashes

"UN representatives and aid workers were allowed into a refugee camp in war-torn Darfur on Monday, more than two weeks after deadly fighting there, the United Nations said."

august 16th, 2010

Darfur expels five aid workers

"Authorities in Sudan's West Darfur state have expelled five humanitarian workers from the United Nations and the Red Cross, aid officials said Monday, as the UN chief expressed alarm about the situation in Darfur."

august 14th, 2010

Update: Sudan blocking access to Darfuri refugees: UN

"Sudan must stop blocking aid agencies from reaching more than 80,000 displaced Darfuri refugees at Kalma camp, a scene of bloodshed where conditions are deteriorating, the UN's humanitarian chief said on Saturday."

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