Amal Clooney at the ADP ReThink Global Human Capital Management Conference, Barcelona 02.02.2017

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Amal Clooney attended the ADP Rethink Global Human Capital Management conference in Barcelona yesterday as speaker.

“What role can business play in advancing human rights ?”

The closing keynote was moderated by Nick Clooney, award winning journalist and Amal’s father-in-law.

Followed by a Meet & Greet … Photo oppurtinity with Amal Clooney !

More information about the event here

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Amal Clooney wore

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Spring Summer collection the “Tutti Frutti”

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Amal Clooney talks human rights in Mideast speech 20.03.2016

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SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Advocate and lawyer Amal Clooney told an audience in the Middle East on Sunday that governments around the world should be vocal, consistent, principled and transparent about human rights.

Clooney was speaking at the opening of a government communications summit in the United Arab Emirates. She was a headline speaker at the annual event, which included the ruler of the emirate of Sharjah, Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi.

“The first piece of advice I would have from my experience is that governments need to be vocal about human rights,” she said.

She said Arab countries are facing “an unprecedented human rights crisis.” She urged that criticism of ruling systems be met with dialogue, not prison terms, and that protests be met with “crowd control,” not bullets.

“My advice to you is not only to be vocal and consistent, but also to be principled in communications about human rights. The fourth suggestion I have is to be quick,” she said. “Governments must be prepared to be transparent and get their message out first.”

Clooney mentioned countries such as Sudan, Iran and North Korea in her 12-minute speech, however she made no specific references to rights abuses in Gulf Arab countries or the humanitarian toll of the Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen, which the UAE is taking part in.

U.N. human rights chief Zeid Raad al-Hussein condemned the “repeated failure” of the coalition to avoid hitting civilians after more than 100 people were killed in an airstrike on a crowded market Tuesday.

Source AP

From Amnesty United Arab States

“The authorities arbitrarily restricted freedom of expression, arresting and prosecuting government critics. A new law on combating discrimination and hatred imposed further limits on the rights to freedom of expression and association. Security forces subjected dozens of people to enforced disappearance. Torture and other ill-treatment of detainees was common. Prisoners of conscience remained imprisoned following unfair trials. Women faced discrimination in law and in practice. Migrant workers were inadequately protected by law and faced exploitation and abuse. The death penalty remained in force and there was one execution.”

Read more here

Amal Clooney criticized Iran and I received many messages from Iranian women mentioning “Women in Iran are educated, can drive and work”.

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Amal Alamuddin Clooney, writer, human rights activist, talks during the opening ceremony of the International Government Communications Forum in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, March 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

Amal Alamuddin Clooney, writer, human rights activist, talks during the opening ceremony of the International Government Communications Forum in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, March 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

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Amal Clooney in Chanel for her first interview in the US on NBC 14.01.2016

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Amal Clooney says she doesn’t see herself as a celebrity, despite her high-profile marriage to George Clooney.

For her first American network television interview, Amal Clooney spoke with Cynthia McFadden this week in Washington, D.C., where the human rights lawyer met with Congressional officials to draw attention to the political crisis in the Maldives. A portion of the interview aired on Thursday’s “NBC Nightly News,” and additional clips will be featured on Friday’s “Today.” And while she largely discusses her work for the imprisoned former president Mohamed Nasheed, the activist also gives an interesting answer when compared to Angelina Jolie.

McFadden says to Amal, “Many years ago, Angelina Jolie said to me that she was — she understood that she was gonna get attention. And if she could use all of that light and energy that was coming towards her and turn it around — I mean, is that how you feel about the celebrity?”

“I think it’s wonderful celebrities would choose to spend their time or energy or, you know, the spotlight that they have to raise awareness about these causes,” says Amal, before insisting, “I don’t really see myself in the same way because I’m still doing the same job that I used to do before. If there’s more attention paid for whatever reason to that, then I think that’s good.”

Amal lets out a slight laugh when McFadden says she “knows the reason,” and goes on to say, “You know, I think there is a certain responsibility that comes with that. I think I’m exercising it in an appropriate manner by continuing to do this kind of work.”

She adds that she’s only “engaging with the media on issues that I think are important.” Check out both videos below.

 

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Amal Alamuddin the Lawyer

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Amal Alamuddin has a great sense of style but she is one of the best lawyers in international law and human rights.

Here a short description.

Amal Alamuddin is a barrister specialising in international law, human rights, extradition and criminal law. She has represented clients in cases before the International Criminal Court, the International Court of Justice and the European Court of Human Rights, as well as in domestic courts in the UK and US.

Amal also provides advice to governments and individuals on international law, and has been appointed to a number of UN commissions including as adviser to Special Envoy Kofi Annan on Syria, and as Counsel to the Inquiry launched by UN human rights rapporteur Ben Emmerson QC into the use of drones in counter-terrorism operations.

Amal is fluent in French and Arabic and has particular expertise in international criminal law and the Middle East region.

For more information about her career visit following website :

http://www.doughtystreet.co.uk/barristers/profile/amal-alamuddin

As lawyer of Yulia Tymochenko

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Amal Alamuddin, the lawyer representing Yulia Tymoshenko, former Ukrainian Prime Minister, in human rights claim (European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg). Watch the video here :

http://vimeo.com/90740322

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As lawyer of Julian Assange 

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As lawyer for the International Center for Transitional Justice in Lybia

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Paul Seils, ICTJ; Tarek Eltumi, Lawyers for Justice in Libya; Amal Alamuddin Credit ICJT/Flickr

At the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI)

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Amal Alamuddin, rapporteur for the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute 2014 report entitled ‘Separating Law and Politics’ on the lack of independence of the judiciary in Egypt

Watch the video here http://vimeo.com/90740903

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