George Clooney Speaks Up in About Crisis in the Sudan
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” Actor and human rights activistÂ George ClooneyÂ on Wednesday warned of a humanitarian crisis in the volatile border area betweenÂ SudanÂ andÂ South Sudan, where residents are taking refuge in the Nuba Mountains because of aerial bombardments.
Clooney, just back from a visit to the region, described how he secretly traveled across the border, came under rocket attack and witnessed death and destruction in the African countries. He recalled how a 9-year-old boy had his hand blown off.
“What we’re looking at is a real disaster,” Clooney told a small group of reporters before testifying at aÂ Senate Foreign Relations CommitteeÂ hearing.
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