George Clooney’s Sudan movie

Now that George Clooney got arrested (and got out on a nominal $100 fine) along with a few other campaigners while ‘raising awareness’ on war crimes in Sudan, people who should know better (like NAACP president, Ben Jealous) are drawing comparisons to those who protested outside the Apartheid South Africa’s embassies and consulates. Jealous even added that this was a message to the Sudanese president, who will undoubtedly be moved by the thought that theĀ “United States Congress is watching.” Not surprising Sudan’s Embassy took little time in mocking Clooney. They released a statement calling Clooney’s arrest a “show that could possibly earn him yet another Golden Globe.”

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