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US-SUDAN-DARFUR PROTEST

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US-SUDAN-DARFUR PROTEST

US Rep. John Lewis (R)D-GA makes remarks before being arrested with other Congressmen during an act of civil disobedience to protest the Sudanese government’s ongoing genocide in Darfur on April 27, 2009 outside the Sudanese embassy in Washington, DC. Eight members of congress and activists were arrested for civil disobedience while bringing attention to the deteriorating humanitarian crisis in Darfur, Sudan. International aid groups helping Darfurians were kicked out of Sudan and accused of spying when the International Criminal Court brought charges of genocide agains Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir in March. AFP PHOTO / Tim Sloan (Photo credit should read TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

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