Amal Clooney at the event Accountability: International Crimes in Syria and Iraq 29.03.2017

Today evening Amal Clooney was speaker at the event Accountability: International Crimes in Syria and Iraq organized at Chatham House, London by Doughty Street International. The event was sold out.

The participants at the event :

Zeid Raad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Amal Clooney, Barrister, Doughty Street Chambers
Christian Ritscher, Federal Public Prosecutor, German Federal Court of Justice
Chair: Elizabeth Wilmshurst, Distinguished Fellow, International Law Programme, Chatham House

War crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide are being committed in Iraq and Syria. The speakers  discuss measures to hold perpetrators accountable, focusing on: crimes committed on behalf of governments, crimes committed against the Yazidis by ISIS, and prospects for prosecution in domestic courts.

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Style Files

Amal Clooney wore

a DIOR

Haute couture red dress, Autumn/Winter 1972

4000$

sold by WILLIAM VINTAGE here

and

BALMAIN

Haute couture beige coat, circa 1965

$2700

sold by WILLIAM VINTAGE here

with

OSCAR DE LA RENTA

Laura Floral-Print Satin Pumps
€624
Sold Out

and a

ALTUZARRA’S SHADOW BAG

Altuzarra introduced a new bag shape for Fall ’17 called The Shadow, because it’s suppose to follow you everywhere you go.

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Baria Alamuddin  is wearing a blue suit

by

ERMANNO SCERVINO

EMBROIDERED DOUBLE LACE JACKET
$ 3486.00

available here

Amal Clooney meets UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres with Nadia Murad 10.03.2017

United Nations, New York, USA, 10 March 2017 – Amal Clooney Meets with Secretary-General Antonio Guterres today at the UN Headquarters in New York. Amal Clooney, is the Legal Representative for Nadia Murad Basee Taha and other Yazidi survivors and she is at UN to ask for justice for her clients.

It was also Nadia’s 24th birthday.

 

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Style’s Files

Amal Clooney wears a navy pleated dress

by CHRISTIAN DIOR / JOHN GALLIANO

year 1990 – 1999

was available here $800

with thanks to Maud for the ID !

with a BOTTEGA VENETA

Olimpia Intrecciato Small Shoulder Bag
$2,470

available here at Barneys

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Amal Clooney calls for action against ISIS at the UN 09.03.2017

 

 

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney urged Iraq and the world’s nations not to let Isis to “get away with genocide” in a speech in New York.

Joined by her client Nadia Murad, a Yazidi woman captured by the extremists in Iraq in 2014, she told Iraq Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to send a letter to the Un Security Council in order to set up a vote on investigating war crimes.

Here is her speech in full:

Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,

I thank the sponsors of this event for inviting me to address you once again at the United Nations. Six months ago, I came here to discuss the need for accountability for crimes committed by ISIS. I spoke to you as the lawyer for a group of victims of ISIS’ crimes, including Nadia Murad, who as a 21-year old girl was enslaved and raped by ISIS militants in Iraq. My message to you was that ISIS is a global threat, which requires a global response. And that the response should not be limited to the battlefield: the UN should also investigate ISIS’ crimes and make sure that those responsible are brought to justice.

Since my last address I have supported the United Kingdom’s initiative to have the Security Council set up an investigation into ISIS’ crimes in Iraq. This would allow the UN to work alongside Iraqis to collect evidence of crimes on the ground and identify specific individuals who are responsible for them. Over the last few months, I have met with Iraqi, EU and UN officials and members of the Security Council, including the Russian and US Ambassadors, to discuss this initiative. All of them expressed support for the idea of a UN investigation to be established by the Security Council with Iraq’s cooperation. So the UK took an admirable leadership role, and drafted a short resolution to make this a reality. This draft was presented to Iraq many months ago and Iraq has since repeatedly and publicly expressed its support for the initiative. As recently as October Foreign Minister Jaafari confirmed Iraq’s commitment to “a Campaign… led by the UN… [that would] include action to gather and preserve evidence of [ISIS’] crimes”. The Iraqi government is aware that a one-page letter to the Security Council requesting the investigation would be sufficient to trigger a vote on the resolution.

But months have passed, deadlines set by the UK have come and gone, and the Iraqi government has declined to send the letter. So there has been no vote, no resolution, no investigation. The Council could of course act without this letter. It could establish the investigation without Iraq’s consent, acting under Chapter VII of the UN Charter. It could refer the case to the International Criminal Court. The General Assembly could establish an accountability mechanism, as it did for Syria in December. Or the Secretary-General could launch an investigation. But none of this has happened yet. Instead, mass graves in Iraq still lie unprotected and un-exhumed.

Witnesses are fleeing. And there is still not one ISIS militant who has faced trial for international crimes anywhere in the world. So I am speaking to you, the Iraqi government, and to you, UN member states, when I ask: Why? Why has nothing been done? Could it be that these crimes are not serious enough to warrant an international investigation? NO – ISIS is today the most brutal terror group in the world, representing what the Security Council has called an “unprecedented threat” to international peace and security.

ISIS has carried out or inspired attacks in more than 31 countries that have killed over 2,000 people outside Syria and Iraq in the last 3 years alone. Inside Iraq, ISIS has attacked victims from every community including Shia Muslims, Sunni Muslims and Christians. And ISIS has made clear that it intends to destroy Yazidis, like Nadia, completely: through killings, forced conversions, and rape. The UN has concluded that ISIS is committing genocide against this group, and there can be no more serious crime. The UN was created as the world’s way of saying ‘never again’ to the genocide perpetrated by the Nazis. And yet here we are, 70 years later, discussing the UN’s inaction in the face of a genocide that we all know about, and that is ongoing. So is it that the political interests of powerful states stand in the way of accountability? Is that why, over two years after the genocide began, not one ISIS member has been brought to trial for it? No – this is not it either. As a human rights lawyer I am often told that my cause, while commendable, cannot succeed because of political realities. We have seen the Security Council paralysed over Syria, or the road to the International Criminal Court obstructed when powerful states block Council action. But here, ladies and gentlemen, we are dealing with ISIS. No one claims to respect or protect them. No veto-wielding member of the Council is on their side. And yet we are no closer to justice than when I addressed you last year.

Could it be, then, that crimes of this nature will be too difficult to prove? No — this is not a reason for inaction either. ISIS is a bureaucracy of evil leaving a trail of evidence behind it that no one is picking up. It has kicked bodies into uncovered mass graves. It set up a ‘Committee for the Buying and Selling of Slaves’ and courts to ‘legalise’ the purchase of women as property. It has kept detailed forms about its recru

its, including their name, phone number, address and previous terror experience. ISIS militants have even sent messages to Nadia from their phones, taunting her that they still have her family members in captivity… They don’t bother to hide their phone number when they do so: they know no one is looking for it.

Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen: what is shocking here is not just the brutality of ISIS but how long those who know about it can remain passive. If we do not change course, history will judge us, and there will be no excuse for our failure to act. We cannot say that ISIS’ crimes were not serious enough; we cannot say that the interests of powerful states stood in the way; or that these crimes are too hard to prove. That’s why I am asking you today: to stand up for justice. Every conflict reminds us that there can be no lasting peace without justice. A lack of accountability simply leads to continuing cycles of vengeful violence. So killing ISIS on the battlefield is not enough: we must also kill the idea behind ISIS by exposing its brutality and bringing individual criminals to justice. Justice is also what the victims want – ask the families of the American hostages Jim Foley and Steven Sotloff who were beheaded by the ISIS militant known as Jihadi John. When Jihadi John was reportedly killed by a drone strike in Syria, the hostages’ families said they would have preferred it if he had been arrested instead. Steven’s family said they wanted to “sit in a courtroom, watch him sentenced and see him sent to … prison”. Yazidi women like Nadia say the same: they want the chance to face their abusers in court; they want legal judgments to be published, to prevent their genocide later being denied. And they deserve nothing less. But justice will forever be out of reach if we allow the evidence to disappear: if mass graves are not protected, if medical evidence is lost, if witnesses can no longer be traced.

Excellencies, it is not too late to turn things around. I believe there is a common will among those in this room, among leaders in Baghdad and capitals around the world that ISIS should be held accountable in a court of law for its crimes. What is needed now is moral leadership to make it happen. Last week’s US State Department report on Iraq reminds us that the vast majority of serious human rights abuses being committed today in Iraq are committed by ISIS, and that all Iraqis – Sunni, Shia, Christian, Yazidi, and others – are its victims. So today, I wish to speak directly to Prime Minister Abadi: on behalf of all of ISIS’ victims, I call on you to send the letter to the Security Council requesting an investigation into ISIS crimes. Getting the UN involved was initially Iraq’s idea, and finally taking action to make it a reality would silence those who doubt your commitment to bring Daesh to justice.

And finally, to all UN member states: if this road to accountability through the Security Council is blocked, you must take the initiative to secure accountability in other ways available to you under the UN Charter. Don’t let this be another Rwanda, where you regret doing too little, too late. Don’t let ISIS get away with genocide.

Via the Independent

 

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Style’s Files

Amal Clooney wore

Dress and coat from

BOTTEGA VENETA

Cruise/Resort collection 2017-2018

with SALVATORE  FERRAGAMO sunglasses

SF762S Sunglasses 001 Black

available here

SALVATORE FERRAGAMO bag

and JENIFFER CHAMANDI

Lorenzo pumps

available at Browns

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Amal and George Clooney leaving their hotel for a walk in Paris 25.02.2017

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Amal and George Clooney leaves their hotel L’Hôtel in Paris for a walk in the romantic city.

Style Files

Amal Clooney wore a 60s coat and dress suit in geometric style sold by WILLIAM VINTAGE. There is no information about the brand. Perhaps PIERRE CARDIN or COURREGE.

with HEIDI LONDON

Cat eye sunglasses

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 burgundy ankle boots and a black tote bag

by LONGCHAMP

Paris Premier tote

available here

1650€

 

 

 

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George and Amal Clooney seen leaving their hotel in Paris, France. 25/02/2017

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Some shopping today inspired by Amal Clooney !

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Amal Clooney’s Balenciaga coat dress is to buy at William Vintage

Apparently she returned the dress.

available here $2000

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A long version of Amal’s Versace jacket is available on Yoox

VERSACE
Full-length jacket
$ 1,990.00

available here

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On Yoox you have the

DOLCE & GABBANA

pumps

$375

available here 

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And the surprise, I asked for a replica of the D&G striped dress and here the result.

You can purchase it here $130 + shipping

on Etsy / Zepherra shop

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Amal and George Clooney out with parents in Barcelona, Spain, 02.02.2017

Amal and George Clooney were spotted for dinner with his parents Nick and Nina Clooney at the Rooftop Smokehouse Restaurant in Barcelona, Spain on February 2, 2017.

Amal is expecting twins, the first children for the couple (press release).

 

Style Files

Amal Clooney wore a

ALEXIS MABILLE

TULLE AND VELVET CAT DRESS

$1795

available here

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with a black short coat, patent “killer” heels and a black clutch.

You can buy a nice alternative here

She is perhaps pregnant and she still walks in heels … it is very bad the coming babies.

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Amal and George Clooney at the Clooney Foundation for Justice Lunch WEF 18.01.2017

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Amal and George Clooney hosted a lunch to present the Clooney Foundation for Justice at the World Economic Forum and their work with Syrian refugees in Lebanon. This event was supported by Google.

Not a word about the event in the press.

Style Files

Amal Clooney wore a

MARY FARRIN
Black, red & white dress, circa 1975

sourced by William Vintage

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 with big thanks to Kerry for the ID 🙂