The actor protested to decry Sudan’s President Omar Al-Bashir, an alleged war criminal, multiple outlets are reporting.
Clooney testified on Wednesday before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee against a “campaign of murder” in Sudan, where impoverished locals fear for their lives thanks to daily bombings.
“What you see is a constant drip of fear,” said Clooney. “We found children filled with shrapnel, including a 9-year-old boy who had both of his hands blown of.”
Edited: March 16th, 2012