The United States has arrested actor George Clooney and his father Nick at a protest outside the Sudanese Embassy in Washington DC. Arab Twitter users register their protest on their arrest on Twitter.
The protest was organised to to draw attention to a looming humanitarian crisis in the Nuba mountains areas, on the border between Sudan and South Sudan. Sudanese President Omar Al Bashir is accused of blocking food and aid from reaching the region.
The Big Pharaoh, from Egypt, tweets [Ar]:
Syrian Save Our Syria reacts:
@freeppl: Actor Clooney arrested outside Sudanese Embassy..I am glad someone from hollywood now know how reality action feels like
Tunisian Tounsia Hourra (Free Tunisian) jokes [Ar]:
Malek, from Egypt, adds [Ar]:
Egyptian Marwan Qoutb chimes in [Ar]:
While Egyptian Alyaa Gad jokes:
@AlyaaGad: Don't #FreeClooney. Can't stand him. lol
And J Berry draws parallels to some of the atrocities committed against Arab protesters during the Arab revolutions saying [Ar}:
For other reactions on Clooney's arrest, check out the Twitter hash tag #FreeClooney, which is now trending worldwide