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Clooney, Google, UN Team Up To Watch Sudan Border

A group founded by American actor George Clooney said Tuesday it has teamed up with Google, a U.N. agency and anti-genocide organizations to launch satellite surveillance of the border between north and south Sudan to try to prevent a new civil war after the south votes in a secession referendum next month.

Clooney’s Not On Our Watch is funding the start-up phase Satellite Sentinel Project that will collect real-time satellite imagery and combine it with field analysis from the Enough Project and the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, organizers said.

Read more here: Clooney, Google, UN Team Up To Watch Sudan Border : NPR.

Previous coverage can be seen here: http://peacenews.org/2010/12/alicia-keys-help-me-scream-and-shout-that-we-want-peace/

and here: http://peacenews.org/2010/10/clooney-on-peace-mission-for-sudan/

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