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last update: october 9th, 2015

october 9th, 2015

Win a House of Lies Experience with Don Cheadle and Kristen Bell

Not On Our Watch is partnering with Prizeo, giving individuals the chance to win a trip to spend the day with Don Cheadle and Kristen Bell on the set of "House of Lies" and receive a walk on role on the show.


Follow the link for full campaign details.

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august 26th, 2015

Board Member John Prendergast Op-Ed: "Saving South Sudan From Kleptocracy"

This op-ed, by board member John Prendergast, originally appeared on The Daily Beast.


South Sudan’s belligerents have signed a peace deal, but it is far from certain that the brutal 20-month civil war is over. If the next steps the parties take are simply to restore the status quo that existed before the war’s eruption, the odds are wildly in favor of a return to deadly conflict. However, if the implementation of the agreement is seen as a chance to restart the construction of a viable state in the world’s newest country, dismantling the violent kleptocracy that it’s become since independence in 2011, then South Sudan has a chance for peace.

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last updated march 16th, 2012

march 16th, 2012

Breaking: Board Members George Clooney and John Prendergast Arrested at Sudan Protest

Washington -- Police arrested actor George Clooney and others Friday during a protest at the Sudanese Embassy in Washington.

march 15th, 2012

Board Members George Clooney and John Prendergast in Washington to Shine a Spotlight on War Crimes in Sudan

Not On Our Watch board member George Clooney is using his star power to shine a spotlight on the war crimes and humanitarian crisis taking place in Sudan. He is making his rounds this week in Washington, D.C., fresh from a trip to Sudan and South Sudan with fellow board member John Prendergast.

november 15th, 2011

Satellites Corroborate Reported Sudan Armed Forces Bombing of South Sudan Refugee Camps

The Satellite Sentinel Project (SSP) has released new imagery corroborating reports that the Government of Sudan has bombed two refugee camps in South Sudan. DigitalGlobe satellite imagery captured 14 November and analyzed by the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative for SSP reveals the Government of Sudan’s military aircraft at its El Obeid airbase in North Kordofan – including Antonov planes consistent with those eyewitnesses described as bombing the Guffa and Yida refugee camps across the border in South Sudan on 8 and 10 November.

june 1st, 2011

Former Prosecutors, State Department War Crimes Officials Affirm Satellite Sentinel Project Findings of Apparent War Crimes in Abyei

Washington - A bipartisan group of former civilian and military officials has affirmed the Satellite Sentinel Project’s (SSP) analysis of visual evidence that the Government of Sudan allegedly committed war crimes during its occupation of the disputed region of Abyei.

march 18th, 2011

PBS Newshour Profiles DigitalGlobe and Satellite Sentinel Project

In a segment on PBS NewsHour on March 17, Tom Bearden reported on the Satellite Sentinel Project’s use of imagery from space to track and document the deliberate razing of villages in the Abyei region of Sudan.


Follow the link to view the video.

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