As President Obama prepares to host Africa’s leaders, United to End Genocide sent a letter calling upon him to seize the opportunity to prioritize saving lives in South Sudan to avert the worst famine seen in Africa in decades.

The letter urges President Obama to convene a meeting at the highest levels and to push for a strong joint statement making clear that those who block peace will be held accountable including with targeted sanctions. The letter follows over 10,000 letters sent by activists concerned about South Sudan. Read the letter:

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