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Clooney goes to Congress

2012-03-15 03:05:12 GMT2012-03-15 11:05:12(Beijing Time)  SINA.com

1. FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2011 file photo, George Clooney stands outside a polling station on the first day of voting in Juba, then capital of southern Sudan. Actor and human rights activist George Clooney made a quiet visit to a volatile border region between Sudan and South Sudan last week, ahead of testimony he's giving before a U.S. Senate committee on Wednesday, March 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Pete Muller, File)

American actor George Clooney attends voting ceremonies during the first day of voting for the independence referendum in the southern Sudanese city of Juba January 9, 2011 in Juba, Sudan. South Sudan is participating in an independence referendum following a historic 2005 peace treaty that brought to an end decades of civil war between the Arab north and predominantly Christian and animist south.

American Actor and activist, George Clooney, conducts and interview in the southern Sudanese capital city of Juba Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011. He is flanked by John Prendergast, left, an American analyst of African conflicts and the director of the ENOUGH campaign. Clooney is visiting southern Sudan in a bid to draw attention to the situation as southern Sudanese prepare to vote in an independence referendum that will determine whether the region secedes from the north to form the world's newest country. Seven days of voting in the referendum is set to commence Sunday morning.

Actor George Clooney greets Sudanese Bishop Andudu Adam Elnail (L) before speaking at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York March 13, 2012. Clooney described a recent trip with the Enough Project to document ongoing violence in South Sudan. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT POLITICS)

Actor George Clooney and Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass. greet reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 14, 2012, during an interview with The Associated Press, and other news organizations. Clooney was to testify before the committee's hearing on Sudan. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Actor George Clooney and Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass. take part in an interview with The Associated Press, and other news organizations, Wednesday, March 14, 2012, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Clooney was to testify before the committee's hearing on Sudan. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

No, he's not playing a role. George Clooney testified on the current Sudan and South Sudan crisis before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. on Mar. 14.

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