Amal Clooney seeking Islamic State woman for Yazidi crimes

U.S. 04/23/19, 18:28

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney says she is requesting the transfer of a female member of the Islamic State extremist group to face justice for crimes against women from Iraq's Yazidi minority and American hostage Kayla Mueller, who was killed in 2015.Clooney represents Yazidi women and girls who were held ...

German on trial over death of 5-year-old Yazidi slave girl

Europe 04/09/19, 07:03

A German convert to Islam went on trial Tuesday on charges that, as a member of the extremist Islamic State group in Iraq, she allowed a 5-year-old Yazidi girl she and her husband kept as a slave to die of thirst in the hot sun.The 27-year-old, identified only as Jennifer ...

Update: Media freedom campaign launched on G-7 sidelines

Europe 04/05/19, 06:08

The Latest on the Group of Seven meeting (all times local):1:05 p.m.British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has launched a media freedom campaign alongside international human rights lawyer Amal Clooney from the sidelines of the Group of Seven foreign ministers' meeting in the French Atlantic resort of Dinard.U.S. Homeland Security official ...

Amal Clooney among the gang at Meghan Markle’s baby shower

New York 02/20/19, 15:28

The not-so-secret baby shower for the Duchess of Sussex has apparently occurred, with Gayle King and Amal Clooney among an intimate group of friends gathered at a swanky hotel on Manhattan's Upper East Side. The smiling Meghan Markle has been surrounded by fans and photographers since news of her whirlwind trip ...

Yazidi women joining case against French firm over IS crimes

Europe 11/30/18, 12:22

Amal Clooney and two other lawyers say a group of Yazidi women victimized by the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria have applied to join a criminal case against French cement company Lafarge.In June, the multinational firm was handed preliminary charges in France that included financing a terrorist enterprise ...

Amal Clooney: Pardon Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar

World 09/28/18, 18:28

Human Rights attorney Amal Clooney, who is representing two journalists from Reuters news agency sentenced to hard labor after they uncovered a military massacre, urged Myanmar leader and Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday to immediately pardon the reporters and reverse a miscarriage of justice.Clooney, speaking at ...

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