George Clooney, Congressman Jim Moran, Martin Luther King III, and other celebrities deliberately got arrested for protesting outside the Embassy of Sudan:
If you missed the background story, you may want to read this book. (Yes, this is a legitimate link inserted by me. It should ensure that Amazon credits this site if you buy the memoir God Grew Tired of Us, which I checked out of the library a few years ago, and recommend.)
Why is this post linked to the "child safety" thread? Because part of the ugliness being protested is the violence against children...read that book!