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Sudanese of Maine mark Dr. King Day

(UPDATE on Jan. 18) Video coverage of the event by Portland’s NBC affiliate WCSH 6 has been added. Members of Maine’s Sudanese immigrant community will speak about their experiences during “From My Eyes: Sudanese in Maine and Beyond,” at 7 p.m. tonight, Jan. 17, at CTN/Hour Exchange in Portland, Maine. Part of Dr. Martin Luther King, […]

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Clooney, Prendergast talk Sudan on ‘This Week’

Actor/advocate George Clooney, along with Enough Project co-founder John Prendergast, discuss the launch of a new satellite project aimed at protecting the people of Sudan, during ABC’s “This Week with Christiane Amanpour,” Sunday at 9 a.m. ET. Clooney and Prendergast are spreading the word about the Satellite Sentinel Project, which “combines satellite imagery analysis and […]

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Alara Clara, I remember you; you matter to me

Today begins the Resolve “One Voice: Resolved to Remember” vigil, held Dec. 14 to 24, to remember all those affected by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) Christmas Massacres. Left vulnerable as they celebrated Christmas, Congolese communities were attacked by the LRA on Dec. 24, 2008, and Dec. 14, 2009. Hundreds were killed and abducted. Churches […]

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New video bids us to stop a war before it starts

A video featuring actor/advocate George Clooney and Enough Project co-founder John Predergast is featured on today’s New York Times blog by Nicholas Kristof, “George Clooney in Sudan.” The video comes jointly from the Enough Project and Not On Our Watch, a humanitarian advocacy organization, co-founded by Clooney. Sudan is also the subject of an in-depth feature […]

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Clooney, Prendergast tell Sudan’s story on NBC

Tonight’s edition of NBC’s “Dateline” brings its national audience to Southern Sudan, where citizens are nearly one month away from a historic vote that could mean independence from the north, changing the map of the Africa. NBC’s Ann Curry follows actor/advocate George Clooney and Enough Project co-founder John Predergast during a recent trip to Sudan. With oil […]

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