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Sudan protesters teargassed, politician arrested

Police in Sudan fired teargas at university student protesters in Khartoum on Sunday after authorities arrested an opposition politician the day before, in the latest crackdown on public dissent against President Omar Hassan al-Bashir.


Clooney arrested at Sudan protest

George Clooney

George Clooney and his father, Nick Clooney, were arrested Friday during a protest outside the Sudanese Embassy in Washington. Clooney, his father and others were arrested after being warned three times not to cross a police line outside the embassy. Those taken into custody included NAACP President Ben Jealous, Martin Luther King III, and actor and comedian Dick Gregory.


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