Press Release / / 01.02.22

Sudan PM Hamdok Resigns – The Sentry Urges Consequences for Military Rulers

Sudan Prime Minister Hamdok Resigns

The Sentry Urges Consequences for Military Rulers

January 2, 2021 (Washington, DC) – Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok resigned today, amid widespread anti-coup protests across the nation. Experts at The Sentry are available for comment and analysis.

John Prendergast, Co-Founder of The Sentry, said: “The longer the United States and European Union wait to create consequences for the actions of the military rulers, the more the regime is consolidating its economic and political power, to the great detriment of Sudan’s population.”

Read The Sentry’s report: “A Strategy for Revitalizing Sudan’s Democratic Transition


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About The Sentry

The Sentry is an investigative and policy team that follows the dirty money connected to African war criminals and transnational war profiteers and seeks to shut those benefiting from violence out of the international financial system. By disrupting the cost-benefit calculations of those who hijack governments for self-enrichment, we seek to counter the main drivers of conflict and create new leverage for peace, human rights, and good governance. The Sentry is composed of financial investigators, international human rights lawyers, and regional experts, as well as former law enforcement agents, intelligence officers, policymakers, investigative journalists, and banking professionals. Co-founded by George Clooney and John Prendergast, The Sentry is a strategic partner of the Clooney Foundation for Justice.