British-Lebanese barrister, activist and author
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Amal Clooney is a Lebanese-British barrister at Doughty Street Chambers, specialising in international law and human rights. Her clients include Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, in his fight against extradition; the former prime minister of Ukraine, Yulia Tymoshenko; Egyptian-Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy; and Nobel Prize laureate Nadia Murad.
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Nobel laureate Nadia Murad's fight to bring ISIS to courtThe 2018 Nobel Peace Prize recipient tells 60 Minutes why she and her lawyer, Amal Clooney, want ISIS tried for war crimes and genocide. Scott Pelley reports.
Nadia Murad's mission to hold ISIS accountableThe 2018 Nobel Peace Prize recipient tells "60 Minutes" why she and her lawyer, Amal Clooney, want ISIS tried for war crimes and genocide.
Amal Clooney quits as special envoy for UK over law-breaking Brexit planAmal Clooney said the government’s plan to violate international law was ‘lamentable’ Amal Clooney has resigned as a special envoy for the UK over the government’s law- breaking Brexit plan...
Brexit: Amal Clooney quits government envoy role over law break planThe human rights lawyer says she is "dismayed" by the UK being prepared to break international law.
'It's time Australia joined the club': Amal Clooney urges government to ban international criminalsAmal Clooney says Australia could be a global leader of human rights by introducing so-called Magnitsky laws to impose sanctions on international criminals.
George, Amal Clooney donate over USD 1 mn towards coronavirus reliefLos Angeles, Apr 9 () Power couple George and Amal Clooney are the latest Hollywood personalities to make significant contributions to help navigate the devastation caused by the coronavirus pandemic...
George and Amal Clooney donate $1M for coronavirus relief; more stars give seven figuresGeorge and Amal Clooney are lending a helping hand amid the coronavirus pandemic, joining a list of stars making generous seven-figure contributions.
Maldives gets Amal Clooney to fight for Rohingya at UN courtCOLOMBO: The luxury tourist destination of the Maldives has hired prominent human rights lawyer Amal Clooney to represent it at the UN's highest court in seeking justice for Myanmar's persecuted..
Lebanese clashes threaten to reopen sectarian divisionsClashes between supporters of Lebanon's caretaker prime minister, Saad Hariri, and Shiite groups Hezbollah and Amal erupted into gunfire in Beirut late on Monday, state news agency NNA reported.
Clashes, gunfire in Lebanon in second night of violence: state news agencyClashes between supporters of Lebanon's caretaker prime minister, Saad al-Hariri, and Shi'ite groups Hezbollah and Amal erupted into gunfire in Beirut late on Monday, state news agency NNA reported.
Hezbollah, Amal supporters wreck Beirut protest camp, Hariri looks set to quitA mob loyal to Shi'ite groups Hezbollah and Amal attacked and destroyed a protest camp set up by anti-government demonstrators in central Beirut on Tuesday, as Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri looked set..
Supporters of Lebanese Shi'ite groups pull down protesters' tents in BeirutSupporters of the Lebanese Shi'ite groups Hezbollah and Amal fought with protesters at a roadblock on a main road in Beirut on Tuesday, pulling down their tents and leading police to step in, Reuters..
Why Amal Clooney and Nadia Murad want ISIS to face justice in a courtroom"This was the same dilemma that the world had after the atrocities of Nazi Germany." Amal Clooney and Nadia Murad tell "60 Minutes" why ISIS should see the inside of a courtroom, Sunday
Nadia Murad and Amal Clooney vow to take ISIS to courtThe Nobel laureate speaks to "60 Minutes" again five years after escaping from ISIS, about how she and human rights attorney Amal Clooney want ISIS to face justice in a courtroom. Sunday at 7:30 p.m...
On This Day: 27 September 2014Actor George Clooney married human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin in Venice. (Sept. 27)
Amal Clooney issues warning to Australia over press freedomHuman rights lawyer Amal Clooney has criticised police raids on Australian journalists at a press freedom conference attended by Foreign Minister Marise Payne.
Amal Clooney warns Australia's media raids gives oppressive leaders 'excuse' to clamp downForeign Minister Marise Payne has denied accusations of hypocrisy for speaking at a conference promoting press freedom amid the debate raging back home.
Amal Clooney Criticizes World Leaders for ‘Collective Shrug’ Over Killing of Journalist Jamal Khashoggi(LONDON) — Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney accused world leaders Wednesday of failing to protect journalists and responding with “a collective shrug” over the slaying of Saudi writer Jamal..
Amal Clooney takes on case of persecuted journalist Maria RessaClooney is to spearhead a team of global law experts providing assistance to Ressa, who faces 11 criminal charges in the Philippines
Amal Clooney to lead defence team of Duterte criticManila, July 9 (IANS) Acclaimed human rights lawyer Amal Clooney will head the international legal team defending a Philippine media personality who is one of the fiercest critics of President Rodrigo..