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George Clooney arrested at Sudan embassy

George Clooney has been arrested for civil disobedience during a demonstration outside Sudan's embassy in Washington DC.

The actor was taking part in a protest to warn of a humanitarian crisis in the volatile border area between Sudan and South Sudan.

His father, Nick, was also detained during the demonstration.

Both have now been released on bail.

The BBC's Washington correspondent Paul Adams reports.

  • 16 Mar 2012
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