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Multinational companies and some individual both in South Sudan, UK, and the USA are benefiting from South Sudan's war and are directly involved in funding and arming militias groups in the country, according to the new report by the Sentry. 

The Sentry co-founder George Clooney and former US official John Prendergast have accused individuals and corporations worldwide of profiting from South Sudan's civil war.  

According to the duo some South Sudan politicians and military officials ravaging the world´s newest nation. 

The duo further called on the United States to expand its sanctions against Juba regime, and also impose targeted sanctions on those individuals involved in prolonging the war in South Sudan, George Clooney further asked Britain and the European Union to impose sanctions on human rights violators and their networks. 

"The South Sudanese politicians and military officials ravaging the world's newest nation received essential support from individuals and corporations from across the world who have reaped profits from those dealings," says the report. 

The organization alleged every corruption or financial crime in South Sudan has involved links to an international corporation, a multinational bank, a foreign government or high-end real estate abroad. 

The organization further singled out the Chinese state-owned Dar Petroleum Corp, the largest multinational oil consortium in South Sudan the report directly accused Dar Petroleum of providing direct support to deadly militias and individuals within the government of South Sudan. 

The report also says the first family (family of President Kiir) converged and formed a company with Chinese investors, the report pinned the President's a 20 years old daughter whose name is withheld with her foreigner partner /boyfriend have acquired several mining licenses in the country just weeks before the military reportedly drove thousands of people from the land where they held a permit. 

The probe alleged an American arms trafficker tried to sell a trove of weapons to a South Sudanese warlord, and two British citizens formed an oil company with a warlord accused of forcibly recruiting thousands of child soldiers. 

It also said a $65 million scandal involving a South Sudanese general and a British tycoon illustrated "the impunity enjoyed by kleptocrats and their international collaborators". 


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