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By now, you have no doubt heard the news that George Clooney, several members of congress, and a bunch of other activists were arrested protesting outside the Sudanese embassy in Washington, DC. Here's why George got sent to the slammer.
The international response to this attack is starting to take shape. The UN Refugee Agency, which administers the Yida camp where the bombing occurred, condemned the attack. As did the White House, which sent around a statement last night. The activist community is also piling on.
Some disturbing developments along the frontier of the world's newest country, the Republic of South Sudan. It would appear that the Sudanese airforce violated south Sudan's airspace and bombed a refugee camp near the border.