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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'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.
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..
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.