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19 Sep Run DMC and Emmanuel Jal for South Sudan

WEDNESDAY, 19 SEPTEMBER 2012 - BY GRACE KERONGO - The Star Tomorrow, Emmanuel Jal will be hosting a business gala dinner at Juba's Independence Hall. The Vice President of South Sudan, Dr Riek Machar will be in attendance as well as US rapper Darryl "DMC" McDaniels popularly of Run DMC duo. The anticipated affair will act as an ideal platform to connect the Government of South Sudan (GOSS), the private sector, UN agencies, NGOs and the diplomatic corps, with a focus on South Sudan's responsible investment for long-term development and self-sustainability.
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19 Sep Emmanuel Jal Upbeat About Peace Despite Police Beating

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012 at 5:10 pm
Voice Of America -  Last Friday I had a phone conversation with Emmanuel Jal in Juba, South Sudan. Mr. Jal is a rising world music star, activist, and former child soldier whose personal story is as compelling as is his music. This Thursday and Friday, September 20-21, Jal and his entourage of American hip hop and rap artists will be performing in Juba at Independence (Freedom) Hall for International Peace Day
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19 Sep INTERNATIONAL HIP HOP STAR AND RENOWNED PEACE ACTIVIST EMMANUEL JAL BEATEN BY POLICE IN SOUTH SUDANESE CAPITAL

September 15th, 2012 - TCIFF (Toronto Cornerstone International Film Fest) - Published by Admin Pushing Forward With Jal’s ‘We Want Peace 2012’ Awareness Campaign, ROLLING STONE Exclusive World Premiere of the first single and video “We Want Peace – Reloaded” featuring Alicia Keys, George Clooney, Daryl ‘DMC’ McDaniels, Ringo Starr, and more.
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13 Sep Jam of the Week – Emmanuel Jal “We Want Peace”

By YOGANONYMOUS on Sep 12, 2012

South Sudanese peace activist and rapper Emmanuel Jal was robbed and beaten last Saturday by police in Juba, South Sudan, in what’s being called a completely unprovoked attack according to members of his camp. In Jal’s honor, this week’s #JOTW is his inspiring, thought provoking, emotion driven—but more importantly lyrically truthful anthem We Want Peace featuring Alicia Keys, George Clooney and Peter Gabriel. 
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11 Sep Human Rights Activist ‘Beaten Unconscious By Police’ –

 
Amnesty International concerned for Emmanuel Jal's well-being in South Sudan after shock reports
Written by Cheyenne Bunsie 11/09/2012 05:16 PM - The Voice
  AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL, a global movement group who campaign against human rights abuses, have expressed serious concern at news that international hip-hop artist and human rights campaigner Emmanuel Jal was beaten by police in South Sudan.
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11 Sep Amnesty International Expresses “Alarm” Over Reports of Police Beating of Hip Hop Artist Emmanuel Jal in South Sudan

September 10, 2012 - Amnesty International USA Contact: Suzanne Trimel, strimel@aiusa.org, 212-633-4150, @strimel (New York) – Amnesty International USA Executive Director Suzanne Nossel made the following comments today in response to reports that the international hip hop artist and human rights advocate Emmanuel Jal had been seriously beaten by police in South Sudan:
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11 Sep South Sudanese rapper Emmanuel Jal says police beat him

Tuesday, September 9th, 2012 - The Miami Harold

BY ALAN BOSWELL

MCCLATCHY NEWSPAPERS

NAIROBI, Kenya -- South Sudanese hip-hop artist Emmanuel Jal, a global peace activist who’s the subject of the book and movie "War Child," said Monday that he was brutally beaten and knocked unconscious over the weekend by police in South Sudan’s capital, Juba, as he was planning a peace concert.
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