5 US lawmakers arrested during Darfur protest
MSNBC is reporting that 5 members of Congress have been arrested in front of the Sudanese embassy while taking place in a protest against the violence in Darfur. Rep. Keith Ellison, Rep. Lynn Woolsey, Rep. James McGovern, Rep. Donna Edwards and Rep. John Lewis were all led away in handcuffs.
This video is from MSNBC’s News Live, broadcast Apr. 27, 2009.