Jan 4, 2015

Amal Clooney threatened with arrest for her controversial report in Cairo

Amal Clooney threatened with arrest for her controversial report in Cairo

Egyptian authorities have threatened Amal Clooney imprisonment after she published a critical report which named the country's judicial system is imperfect and insufficient independent.

According to the publication US Weekly, learning about the report, the authorities have pointed out, that the wife of George Clooney may "be arrested".

They prevented me to submit its report in Cairo and asked: "The report criticizes the army, the judiciary or the government?" We replied, "Yes, of course." Then they said, "Well, in that case, you risk to be detained",

- said Amal.

By the way, in his report, it mentions the verdict three journalists channel "Al Jazeera ", which was passed last summer in Cairo. Because of the shortcomings of the Egyptian judicial system that the sentence was unjust, says Clooney.

Recall Amal Clooney (until marriage - Alamuddin), specializing in international law, is known as a lawyer and human rights activist. Since 2011, it represents the interests of the founder of Wikileaks, Julian Assange. She has participated in several UN commissions and a counselor UN Secretary-General on the Syrian issue. Last year, Amal was declared "the sexiest lawyer in London".

In August 2014 she was invited to join the independent commission, established by the Council for Human Rights to investigate Israel's actions during the operation "Enduring rock" and "Return the brothers," but she refused the offer to join the committee because of "strong employment".

Amal Clooney