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In pictures: George Clooney arrested at protest

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Actor George Clooney is arrested for civil disobedience after protesting at the Sudan Embassy in Washington March 16, 2012. Clooney was protesting the escalating humanitarian crisis in Sudan.

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Actor George Clooney is arrested for civil disobedience after protesting at the Sudan Embassy in Washington March 16, 2012. Clooney was protesting the escalating humanitarian crisis in Sudan.

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Actor George Clooney speaks on the steps of the Sudan Embassy in Washington March 16, 2012. Clooney was protesting the escalating humanitarian crisis in Sudan and was later arrested for civil disobedience. Flanking Clooney are Congressman Jim Moran (D-VA) (L) and his father Nick Clooney.

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Actor George Clooney (3rd R) and his father Nick Clooney (2nd R) are arrested for civil disobedience after protesting at the Sudan Embassy in Washington March 16, 2012. Clooney was protesting the escalating humanitarian crisis in Sudan.

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Actor George Clooney, center, and Rep. Jim Moran, D-Va., left, are led to a police vehicle after being arrested during a protest at the Sudan Embassy in Washington, Friday, March 16, 2012. The demonstrators are protesting the escalating humanitarian emergency in Sudan that threatens the lives of 500,000 people.

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Actor George Clooney, followed by Rep. Jim Moran, D-Va, lower left, are placed into a police vehicle after being arrested during a protest at the Sudan Embassy in Washington, Friday, March 16, 2012. The demonstrators are protesting the escalating humanitarian emergency in Sudan that threatens the lives of 500,000 people.=

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