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New York Times Op-Ed George Clooney on Darfur
Editor's Note: This op-ed was written by George Clooney, John Prendergast and Akshaya Kumar and originally appeared on The New York Times as "George Clooney on Sudan’s Rape of Darfur" on February 25, 2015.
In the early 2000s, a brutal conflict in western Sudan between the government and rebels led to the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Darfuris, with millions displaced as refugees. In 2004, the United States declared Sudan’s actions a genocide.
After that spike in attention and concern, the world has largely forgotten about Darfur. Unfortunately, the government of Sudan has not...