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“The Right to Insult in International Law” written by Amal Clooney and Philippa Webb. 16.03.2017

States all over the world are enacting new laws that criminalize insults, and using existing insult laws with renewed vigour. In this article, we examine state practice, treaty provisions, and case law on insulting speech. We conclude that insulting speech is currently insufficiently protected under international law and regulated by confused case law and commentary.… Continue reading “The Right to Insult in International Law” written by Amal Clooney and Philippa Webb. 16.03.2017

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Amal Clooney to represent ISIS survivor Nadia Murad and victims of Yazidi genocide

In a triumphant win for the thousands of Yazidi women who have been enslaved by the Islamic State, Amal Clooney has confirmed that she will represent victims of the Yazidi genocide, including ISIS survivor and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Nadia Murad. “The European Parliament, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, the U.S. government… Continue reading Amal Clooney to represent ISIS survivor Nadia Murad and victims of Yazidi genocide

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Press Statement by A Clooney and M Wassouf – Mr Mohamed Fahmy

Yesterday, Doughty Street published following statement. Amal Clooney and Mark Wassouf, counsel for Mr. Mohamed Fahmy, a journalist currently imprisoned in Egypt, have issued a statement calling for Mr. Fahmy’s conviction to be overturned and for him to be released. An English version of the press statement is available here; and an Arabic version is… Continue reading Press Statement by A Clooney and M Wassouf – Mr Mohamed Fahmy