Topic: John Prendergast
George Clooney, co-founder of the Satellite Sentinel Project, which monitors acts of war in Sudan and South Sudan, said that the recent village burnings that took place in the region are 'a crime against humanity.'
The 100 US Special Operations troops sent to central Africa will act as 'military advisers' in the hunt for Joseph Kony, the murderous rebel leader of the Lord's Resistance Army rebel group.
10/30/2011 02:34 pm
Global News Blog Good Reads: Libyan rebels' push on Sirte, Nigeria's Boko Haram, Clooney's satellites
Today's stories feature a look at the Libyan rebels' final push on Qaddafi's hometown, Nigeria's Boko Haram, and how George Clooney's satellite project may affect Sudan.
08/31/2011 10:03 am
The Obama administration announced last week the creation of the Atrocities Prevention Board, which will coordinate a government approach to genocide and other mass atrocities.
08/08/2011 04:04 pm
At a House subcommittee hearing, Ben Affleck and Enough Project founder John Prendergast said the US needs to make a stronger commitment to ending the conflict in Congo by appointing a special envoy.
03/09/2011 03:55 pm
Africa Monitor On International Women's Day, honoring a woman who told the world about rape in Congo
In light of International Women's Day, The Enough Project is honoring women working to end atrocities in Africa. Today they introduce Lynn Nottage, whose play "Ruined" tells the world about rape in the Congo.
03/08/2011 01:29 pm
The week-long referendum vote in South Sudan began Sunday. While it appears that relations between the north and south are calm, tensions within the south could prove to be a hurdle.
01/10/2011 12:36 pm
Last-ditch, often far-fetched, use of military force alone won’t bring resolution to the complexities of conflict and genocide prevention in Africa.
11/23/2010 07:20 pm
George Clooney, who recently returned from Sudan, is asking President Obama and the international community to take measures to prevent violence ahead of the country's Jan. 9 election.
10/13/2010 01:32 pm
While plans for South Sudan referendum move forward, preparations for a vote on Abyei, a contested border region that could join South Sudan, are making little headway.
10/01/2010 11:04 am