Human rights lawyer

  • Donald Trump Jul 10, 2019

    Amal Clooney Faults ‘Collective Shrug' Over Slain Journalist

    Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney accused world leaders Wednesday of failing to protect journalists and faulted their “a collective shrug” over the slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi. Clooney, the British government’s envoy on media freedom, said at a conference on press freedom that “journalists are under attack like never before,” not just while covering wars but for exposing crime...

  • Europe Jun 30, 2019

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    For hundreds of African migrants, dreams of a new life in Europe have instead ended in a detention center in the remote desert of war-torn Libya, where they say they have been held for months amid raw sewage, piles of garbage, disease, maggots and barely enough food to survive. Their plight, detailed in interviews with The Associated Press and social...

  • Europe Jun 30, 2019

    Migrants Stranded in Libya Endure Sewage, Maggots, Disease

    For hundreds of African migrants, dreams of a new life in Europe have instead ended in a detention center in the remote desert of war-torn Libya, where they say they have been held for months amid raw sewage, piles of garbage, disease, maggots and barely enough food to survive. Their plight, detailed in interviews with The Associated Press and social...

  • Harry Feb 20, 2019

    Amal Clooney and More Stars Turn Out for Meghan Markle's NYC Baby Shower

    Amal Clooney, Gayle King and the Duchess of Sussex’s best friend, Jessica Mulroney, have all been spotted entering The Mark hotel in New York City for the celebration

  • JUDGE Sep 17, 2018

    WikiLeaks Docs Show Assange Bid for Russian Visa

    Julian Assange had just pulled off one of the biggest scoops in journalistic history, splaying the innards of American diplomacy across the web. But technology firms were cutting ties to his website, WikiLeaks, cable news pundits were calling for his head and a Swedish sex crime case was threatening to put him behind bars. Caught in a vise, the silver-haired...

  • actor Jun 8, 2018

    George Clooney's Venice Wedding

    Family and friends of George Clooney gathered in Venice for his wedding to human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin on Saturday, September 27, 2014. The couple was married in private ceremony, the actor’s representative said.

  • Facebook May 30, 2018

    A Look at Some Russian Journalists Attacked Or Killed

    Before Ukraine’s Security Service shocked the world by saying it had faked the death of exiled Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko in Kiev on Tuesday evening, the news of his now-fabricated demise highlighted the dangers of working as a journalist in Russia. Dozens of Russian journalists have been killed or brutally beaten in recent years, in clear retribution for their work....

  • California May 3, 2018

    Rose McGowan Drug Possession Case Going to Grand Jury

    A Virginia judge found probable cause in a drug possession charge against actress Rose McGowan.

  • chair Nov 8, 2017

    Amal Clooney, Rihanna and Donatella Versace to Lead Met Gala

    Rihanna, Amal Clooney and Donatella Versace will host next year’s star-studded costume gala held annually by the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art.

  • actor Aug 16, 2017

    Iraq Asks UN to Collect Evidence to Prosecute ISIS

    Iraq is asking the U.N. Security Council for assistance in collecting evidence to prosecute extremists from the Islamic State group for possible crimes against humanity. Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari said in a letter to U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres circulated Wednesday that his government and the United Kingdom are working on a draft Security Council resolution seeking assistance. It was...

  • actor Jul 29, 2017

    George Clooney Threatens Prosecution Against Magazine That Published Baby Pics

    George Clooney says photographers who captured images of him and his wife, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, cradling their newborn twins will be “prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.” The pictures published by French magazine Voici were taken at the Clooneys’ residence in the Lombardy region of Italy. The magazine claims the photos are the first to be...

  • NBC Jul 13, 2017

    Berlin's First ‘Liberal Mosque' Fights Extremism, Death Threats With ‘Modern Islam'

    At the new Ibn-Rushd-Goethe mosque inside a Protestant church in Berlin, 20 to 30 liberal followers regularly practice what they call “modern Islam,” NBC News reported. Gay and lesbian Muslims are welcome, along with all schools of the religion. Women can participate without covering themselves with a hijab, burqa or niqab, and they can pray side-by-side with men. Human rights...

  • president Apr 2, 2017

    Serbia's Powerful PM Favored to Win Presidential Election

    Serbs voted Sunday in a presidential election that was a test of their powerful leader’s authoritarian rule amid growing Russian influence in the Balkan region....
    Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic, a former ultranationalist now a declared pro-European Union politician, is slated to win the presidency by a high margin against 10 opposition candidates, including a parody candidate who is mocking the country’s...

  • London Mar 11, 2017

    Headlines Over Amal Clooney ‘Baby Bump' Earn Backlash

    Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, who represents victims of rape and kidnappings by members of the Islamic State group, urged a United Nations meeting to step up the pressure on the extremists, so why did her yellow dress and her “baby bump” also make headlines? Criticism was swift Thursday for some news and entertainment outlets from outraged social media users,...

  • actor Mar 10, 2017

    Amal Clooney: Don't Let ISIS Get Away With Genocide

    Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney is urging Iraq and the world’s nations not to let the Islamic State extremist group “get away with genocide.” The wife of actor George Clooney, who represents victims of IS rapes and kidnappings, told a U.N. meeting Thursday that what’s “shocking” is not just the group’s brutality but the “passive” response by the world’s nations...

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