Amal Clooney

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Amal Clooney (née Alamuddin; أمل علم الدين; born 3 February 1978) is a Lebanese-British barrister at Doughty Street Chambers, specialising in international law and human rights.wikipedia
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Nadia Murad

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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. Clooney and her husband sponsor a Yazidi student, Hazim Avdal, who Clooney met via her work with Nadia Murad as Avdal worked at Yazda.
In September 2016, Attorney Amal Clooney spoke before the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to discuss the decision that she had made in June 2016 to represent Murad as a client in legal action against ISIL commanders.

Mohamed Fahmy

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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.
His lawyer Amal Clooney hired on his own capacity and not through Aljazeera Media Network called the judicial process a "show-trial" in her 18 August 2014 op-ed for the Huffington Post.

Doughty Street Chambers

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Amal Clooney (née Alamuddin; أمل علم الدين; born 3 February 1978) is a Lebanese-British barrister at Doughty Street Chambers, specialising in international law and human rights.
Other notable members include Amal Clooney, Louis Blom-Cooper, Geraldine Van Bueren, Sadakat Kadri, Helena Kennedy, Ben Silverstone and Keir Starmer and Shahram Taghavi.

Columbia Law School

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For the spring 2015 and 2016 academic semesters, Clooney was a visiting faculty member and a senior fellow with Columbia Law School's Human Rights Institute.
Widely cited scholars in other specialties include Jody Kraus, Robert E. Scott (contract law); Lance Liebman (employment law); Michael I. Sovern (labor law); Amal Clooney (international law); Matthew Waxman (national security law); Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw, Patricia J. Williams (critical race theory, gender ); Michael A. Heller (real estate law); Henry P. Monaghan (federal courts and civil procedure); and Marvin Chirelstein, Michael J. Graetz, and David Schizer (tax law).

Dr Challoner's High School

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Alamuddin attended Dr Challoner's High School, a girls' grammar school located in Little Chalfont, Buckinghamshire.

Sullivan & Cromwell

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Alamuddin worked at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York City, for three years as part of the Criminal Defense and Investigations Group, where her clients included Enron and Arthur Andersen.

Lebanese Druze

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Her father, Ramzi Alamuddin, a Lebanese Druze from Baakline (a village in the Chouf district), received his MBA degree at the American University of Beirut.

Gerrards Cross

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Her family left Lebanon when she was two years old, during the Lebanese Civil War, and settled in Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire.

Lebanese Sunni Muslims

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Her mother, Bariaa (née Miknass), from a family of Sunni Muslims from Tripoli in Northern Lebanon, is a political journalist and foreign editor of the Pan-Arab newspaper al-Hayat and a founder of the public relations company International Communication Experts, which is part of a larger company that specialises in celebrity guest bookings, publicity photography, and event promotion.

SOAS School of Law

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Clooney has also lectured students on international criminal law at the Law School of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, The New School in New York City, The Hague Academy of International Law, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

St Hugh's College, Oxford

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She then studied at St Hugh's College, Oxford, where she received an Exhibition and the Shrigley Award.
In law, human rights barrister Amal Clooney graduated with a BA degree in Jurisprudence (Oxford's equivalent to the LLB) from St Hugh's.

Barbara Walters' 10 Most Fascinating People

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Clooney was chosen as Barbara Walters' Most Fascinating Person of 2015.

March for Our Lives

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In 2018, following the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, the Clooneys pledged $500,000 to the March for Our Lives and said they would be in attendance.
Amal and George Clooney donated $500,000 to support the march and announced they would attend.

George Clooney

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She became engaged to actor George Clooney on 28 April 2014.
He is married to human rights lawyer Amal Clooney.

Mohamed Nasheed

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On 7 April 2015, it was announced that Clooney would be part of the legal team defending Mohamed Nasheed, former President of the Maldives, in his ongoing arbitrary detention.
While in London, Nasheed, with the support of lawyer Amal Clooney, has vocally drawn attention to the Maldives' democratic shortcomings.

Kyaw Soe Oo

Clooney, along with Ara Darzi, was involved in securing the release of two Reuters journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, from Myanmar on 7 May 2019.
Ara Darzi and Amal Clooney were involved in securing their release.

Perinçek v. Switzerland

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She is representing Armenia in the case against Doğu Perinçek, whose 2007 conviction for genocide denial and racial discrimination was overturned in Perinçek v. Switzerland (2013).
Switzerland was represented by lawyer Frank Schürmann while Armenia was represented as a third party by Doughty Street Chambers led by Geoffrey Robertson QC and Amal Clooney.

Khadija Ismayilova

In 2016, it was announced that Clooney would represent Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ismayilova at the European Court of Human Rights.
In January 2016, Amal Clooney announced that she would like to represent Ismayilova at the European Court of Human Rights.

Ara Darzi, Baron Darzi of Denham

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Clooney, along with Ara Darzi, was involved in securing the release of two Reuters journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, from Myanmar on 7 May 2019.
Darzi, along with Amal Clooney, was involved in the release of two Reuters journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, from Myanmar on 7 May 2019.

Wa Lone

Clooney, along with Ara Darzi, was involved in securing the release of two Reuters journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, from Myanmar on 7 May 2019.
Ara Darzi and Amal Clooney were involved in securing their release.

Walter Veltroni

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They were married by Clooney's friend Walter Veltroni, former mayor of Rome.
On 28 September 2014, in Venice, Italy, the former Mayor of Rome was responsible of marrying George Clooney to Amal Alamuddin.

Emma Watson

At the 2014 British Fashion Awards, Clooney was shortlisted for Best British Style alongside David Beckham, Kate Moss, Keira Knightley and Emma Watson.
The competition included David Beckham, Amal Clooney, Kate Moss and Keira Knightley.

Yazda

Clooney and her husband sponsor a Yazidi student, Hazim Avdal, who Clooney met via her work with Nadia Murad as Avdal worked at Yazda.
In September 2016, Attorney Amal Clooney spoke before the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to discuss the decision she made in June 2016 to represent Yazidi activist Nadia Murad as a client in legal action against ISIL commanders.

Sonning Eye

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In October 2014, it was announced that the Clooneys had bought the Mill House on an island in the River Thames at Sonning Eye in England at a cost of around £10 million.
In 2014, the Mill House was bought by the American film star George Clooney and his new British wife, human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin, at a cost of around £10 million.

Ca' Farsetti

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They married on 27 September 2014 in Venice's city hall (at Ca' Farsetti), following a high-profile wedding ceremony two days earlier, also in Venice.
On 27 September 2014, the American film star George Clooney and the British human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin were officially married at Ca' Farsetti by Clooney’s friend Walter Veltroni, the former mayor of Rome.