Articles about Amal Clooney

Born on February 3, 1978, in Lebanon, Amal Clooney is a Lebanese-British barrister, philanthropist, and Humanitarian who is known for advocating human rights and press freedom. Her family moved to the UK during the height of the Lebanese civil war. Her mother was a journalist and foreign editor for the newspaper ‘Al-Hayat’ (1946-2020). Clooney received her education from the University of Oxford and New York University School of Law. She has worked as a barrister in the United States of America (USA), United Kingdom (UK), International Court of Justice, and International Criminal Court. She has taught law at Columbia Law School, SOAS Law School, The New School in New York, The Hague Academy of International Law, and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has represented several global personalities including Julian Assange who is the WikiLeaks founder, Yulia Volodymyrivna Tymoshenko, who is the former Prime Minister of Ukraine, journalist Mohamed Fahmy, Nobel Prize winner Nadia Murad, and Mohamed Nasheed, who is the former president of Maldives. Clooney has also advocated the recognition of the Armenian genocide, and for justice to Rohingya Muslims at the International Court of Justice. In 2019, the Amal Clooney Award was launched by Prince Charles. In November 2020, Clooney was conferred with the Gwen Ifill Press Freedom Award. She has also launched the Clooney Foundation for Justice and the Amal Clooney Scholarship. She is married to American actor George Clooney.

22 Jul 2019

Hollywood News
These six Hollywood power-couples make us believe in love, again

In showbiz, everything is fickle: Fame, wealth, and even marriages.

14 Nov 2018

Deepika Padukone
Before DeepVeer, these 5 celebrity couples got married in Italy

Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are set to tie the knot today and fans can't keep calm, obviously.

19 May 2018

Serena Williams
Royal wedding: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry say 'I do'

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle took nuptial vows a short while ago in St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.

21 Feb 2018

Donald Trump
George-Amal Clooney donate $500,000 to student march demanding gun reforms

Hollywood royalty George and Amal Clooney have pledged $500,000 (about Rs. 3.24 crore) to support a student march demanding gun control reforms.

Maldives Government declares 15-day state of emergency amid political crisis

The Maldivian Government led by President Abdulla Yameen has declared a state of emergency for 15 days in the troubled island nation.

Maldives Supreme Court is seeking to impeach President Yameen

The political crisis in the tiny island-nation of Maldives reached critical mass with the Supreme Court looking to issue an impeachment order for President Abdulla Yameen ahead of this year's presidential elections.

10 Dec 2016

Deepika Padukone
What's up with Bollywood?

While on one hand, one of the most-powerful couples of Hollywood is heading for a divorce; on the other, Anushka Sharma said marriage is on the cards.