How Hollywood cloaked South Sudan in celebrity and fell for the ‘big lie’ [The Guardian]

– Film stars have been speaking from a flawed script about the newest nation. Daniel Howden points a finger at those who have failed to grasp the awful reality –

by Daniel Howden / The Observer

28 December 2013

When violence erupted two weeks ago in the world’s youngest country, one of the first voices to speak out, before the US president or the head of the United Nations, was that of the Hollywood actor George Clooney…

Full article link: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/dec/28/reality-of-south-sudan-and-hollywood-stars

(c) Guardian News & Media Ltd

Also see “Imperialism escalated intervention in Africa throughout 2013” [Workers World] — http://www.workers.org/articles/2013/12/18/imperialism-escalated-intervention-africa-throughout-2013/

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