Actress Susan Sarandon arrested at US protest rally

Last Updated: Jun 29 2018 19:34

WASHINGTON- Almost 600 women including actress Susan Sarandon were arrested at a sit-in in support of migrant families at a US senate building on Thursday.

The Oscar winning actress announced her arrest on Twitter. She wrote, “Arrested. Stay strong. Keep fighting.” Democratic Representative Pramila Jayapal was also detained.

The women were protesting against Trump administration’s latest crackdown on migrant families involving separation of parents from their children.

Further protests are scheduled for Saturday.