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George Clooney Arrested in Sudan Protest

18 Mar

George Clooney Arrested in Sudan Protest

You can’t keep a good man down.

George Clooney was arrested Friday for participating in a staged protest outside the Sudanese embassy in Washington, D.C., organized to bring attention to that country’s president, Omar al-Bashir, provoking a crisis with his blockade of humanitarian aide.

Regarding the situation, Clooney, 50, had said earlier in interviews that if steps were not taken in the next three to four months, “We’re going to have a real humanitarian disaster.” He also said he is impressed with President Barack Obama’s personal engagement on the situation in Sudan. On Wednesday, the actor testified before Congress about the “campaign of murder” in Sudan.

Source: People.com

 
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