Amal Clooney

About/Bio

Amal Clooney is an award-winning barrister who specializes in international law and human rights and has appeared in cases before the International Court of Justice, the International Criminal Court and the European Court of Human Rights. She is a Special Adviser to the International Criminal Court Prosecutor, Karim Khan KC and represented over 100 victims of crimes against humanity in Darfur in a trial before the ICC. She is also a member of the UK government’s team of experts on preventing sexual violence in conflict and the UK Attorney General’s panel of experts on public international law. She is co-author of The Right to a Fair Trial in International Law (OUP 2020, with P Webb), an adjunct Professor at Columbia Law School and co-founder of the Clooney Foundation for Justice, which provides free legal support to victims of human rights abuses around the world.

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Panel of Experts Publishes Report Supporting ICC Arrest Warrant Applications for Crimes in Israel and Palestine

A Panel of Experts in International Law convened by the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Karim Khan KC, today announced its conclusions. The Panel was established at the Prosecutor’s request in support of his investigation into the ‘Situation in the State of Palestine’, which covers international crimes committed either on the territory of Palestine or by a…

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