Breaking: House Dems arrested (video)

Five House Democrats "were arrested [today] outside the Sudanese embassy in Washington, DC for protesting the genocide in Darfur being perpetrated by government-backed militias," according to Politics TV who have the video HERE.



From the AP: "'The slaughter of the people of Darfur must end,' Rep. Tom Lantos, D-Calif., a Holocaust survivor who founded the Congressional Human Rights Caucus, said from the embassy steps before his arrest."

The other members of congress arrested are James McGovern and John Olver of Massachusetts, Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas and Jim Moran of Virginia. Of the conflict that has left nearly 200,000 dead, and which has been categorized as "genocide" by the White House, Bush has said, in effect, something really oughta be done about this... (PoliticsTV)

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