Amal Clooney

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Amal Clooney

Amal Clooney known as Amal Alamuddin is a London based Lebanese British lawyer, activist, and author. She born 3 February 1978. Amal Clooney is a barrister at Doughty Street Chambers, specializing in international law, criminal law, human rights, and extradition. Her clients include Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, in his fight against extradition. Clooney has also represented the former prime minister of Ukraine, Yulia Tymoshenko. Clooney is married to American actor George Clooney. By this post you get Amal Clooney HD photos and Amal Clooney latest photos. She worked at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York City for three years as part of the Criminal Defense and Investigations Group, where her clients included Enron and Arthur Andersen. Amal Clooney worked in the Office of the Prosecutor at the UN Special Tribunal for Lebanon and at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. Amal Clooney has been involved in high profile cases representing the state of Cambodia, the former Libyan intelligence chief Abdallah Al Senussi, Yulia Tymoshenko and Julian Assange, and is an adviser to the King of Bahrain in connection with the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry headed by Professor M. Cherif Bassiouni. She returned to the UK in 2010, where Amal Clooney is a barrister in London at Doughty Street Chambers. In 2013 She was appointed to a number of United Nations commission, including as adviser to Special Envoy Kofi Annan on Syria and as Counsel to the 2013 Drone Inquiry by UN human rights rapporteur Ben Emmerson QC into the use of drones in counter terrorism operations. In May 2014, She met with the British Foreign Secretary William Hague and a group of leading female campaigners “to discuss how to drive forward international action to protect children in conflict zones, In January 2015, She began work on the recognition of the Armenian Genocide, accusing “Turkey of double standards on freedom of expression for defending a Turkish Leftist who described the Armenian genocide an ‘international lie.'” She is representing Armenia on behalf of Doughty Street Chambers along with Geoffrey Robertson QC. Amal Clooney said Turkey’s stance was hypocritical “because of its disgraceful record on freedom of expression”, including prosecutions of Turkish Armenians who campaign for the 1915 massacres to be called a genocide. She took on “the case against Do?u Perinçek, chairman of the Turkish Workers’ Party and an MP, who was found guilty of genocide denial and racial discrimination in Switzerland in 2007, but in Perinçek v. Switzerland had his conviction overturned by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) after being defended by Turkey’s government.” A bon mot of hers prior to the 28 January 2015 hearing, in response to a journalist pestering her over what designer gown Amal Clooney would be wearing, gained wide circulation and prompted a “minor internet frenzy” on social media: she had replied “Ede & Ravenscroft”. As of the spring 2015 academic semester, She will be a visiting faculty member and a senior fellow with Columbia Law School’s Human Rights Institute. Amal Clooney will be lecturing in professor Sarah H. Cleveland’s Human Rights course and speaking about human rights litigation to students in the school’s Human Rights Clinic. On April 7, 2015, it was announced that She would be part of the legal team defending Mohamed Nasheed, former President of the Maldives, in his ongoing arbitrary detention. Dear visitor so stay with us for getting more celebrity latest photos and all upddate celebrity news/ celebrity information.

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