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Convention protesters try to arrest Condi Rice

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Code Pink activists at an earlier protest Tuesday. Code Pink activists at an earlier protest Tuesday.
TAMPA (AP) -

Police in Tampa stopped a dozen anti-war protesters from entering an event attended by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice after the group said it intended to arrest her for war crimes.
 
The protesters from Code Pink carried handcuffs Tuesday as they tried to enter a performing arts center. Rice was attending an event in conjunction with the Republican National Convention. They said they wanted to make a citizen's arrest of Rice, who was Secretary of State when the Iraq War started.
 
The officers told the protesters to leave because they were on private property. They went back to the sidewalk and several lay down under sheets made to look like they were blood-splattered.
 
The group says it will try to arrest other members of the George W. Bush administration.

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