By Andrea Billups and Jim McElhatton
The Washington Times
October 25, 2007
A leader of the feminist antiwar group Code Pink opted for blood red yesterday when preying on Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in a brazen publicity stunt.
The protest group staged its latest Capitol Hill outburst when one member rushed Miss Rice before a House hearing, wrapped her arms around the secretary and screamed “war criminal” as she displayed her red painted hands. Other Code Pink members held signs that read “Blood on Your Hands.”
“Out,” ordered committee chairman, Rep. Tom Lantos, California Democrat.
Capitol Hill police quickly grabbed Desiree Anita Ali-Fairooz of Los Angeles and arrested her along with four others. They screamed: “What are you doing?….
An irate woman with her hands painted blood-red confronted Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice at the US Congress Wednesday, shouting “war criminal” before being hauled away by Capitol security(AFP/Getty Images/Mark Wilson)