Amal Clooney meets MP Mark Field in London 02.05.2018

Amal Clooney ‘s statement April 20th, 2018

Detained Reuters Journalists in Myanmar Should be Released

Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have now been in prison in Yangon for over four months. Their arrest and prosecution are part of a crackdown on freedom of the press in Myanmar intended to silence reporting on the crimes committed against Rohingyas. The journalists are young Buddhists who have done nothing to harm the state. Yet they face a sham trial for possessing “official secrets” and may be sentenced to up to 14 years in prison.

Today in court one of the prosecution’s own witnesses admitted that the arrest was a “trap” in stunning testimony that drew gasps from those in the courtroom. The witness, a police captain, gave evidence that brigadier Tin Ko Ko ordered police to arrange a meeting with Wa Lone to hand over “secret documents” that would set up an arrest moments later. According to the witness, the brigadier gave the documents to a junior police officer, instructed him to give them to Wa Lone in a restaurant and told him that when Wa Lone came out the “regional police force has to entrap him and arrest him”. The brigadier also “told the police members, ‘if you don’t get Wa Lone, you will go to jail’”.

It is now clear to any impartial observer that this case is a bungled attempt to entrap two innocent young men. The US, UK, Canada, the UN and the European Union have already demanded the journalists’ release, and further action may follow if the case is not resolved.

Silencing critics through false arrests and arbitrary detention flies in the face of Myanmar’s professed dedication to the rule of law and free speech, and risks lasting damage to the country’s reputation and economy. But the truthful testimony of a brave witness is a step in the right direction. The prosecution should now drop the case immediately or, failing that, the district court judge should dismiss it. If this does not happen, it will be the responsibility of the government to grant an amnesty.

Amal Clooney

Counsel for Wa Lone, Kyaw Soe Oo and Reuters source


Style Files

Amal Clooney wore a top and skirt by CHANEL from they Fall collection 1998

These ones are available here

With big thanks to Debora Grossi for the help


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Amal and George Clooney spotted walking in Berkshire 31.03.2017

Amal and George Clooney were spotted on a walk near their Sonning home in Berkshire with dog Louie and some friends.

The man walking with them is John Lambros, George’s close friend and actor.

 

Style Files

Amal Clooney wore

PAIGE Denim
Verdugo Skinny Maternity Jeans

in Nottingham
$200

available here  Bloomingdale’s

with

LEATHER CROWN

Sneakers
EUR 138,00 now EUR 92,00

available here on Yoox

with RAY BAN

Aviator classic sunglasses

in black with gold frame

available here on Ebay

with a green rain jacket  and a knitted hat (both previously worn).

Here some alternatives for Amal’s rain jacket :

Army Green Drop Shoulder Drawstring Hem Coat

$16 available here on Romwe

and a more expensive version

ISSY
Short Parka
£175.00

available here on Parka London

 

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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 🙂