Wednesday, 12 December, 2018

Amal Clooney: Trump Gives Regimes 'Green Light' to Murder Journalists

Guillermo Jimenez | 07 December, 2018, 18:27

Worldwide human rights attorney Amal Clooney accused President Trump of putting the lives of journalists in danger with his rhetoric in a speech at the United Nations Correspondents Association Awards this week.

The human rights lawyer was awarded the 2018 UNCA Global Citizen of the Year Award at the dinner, which was held at Manhattan restaurant Cipriani 42nd Street.

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Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres was also spotted exiting with the couple from the awards ceremony. She then brought up Trump, accusing him of emboldening others to attack the press.

She continued, "Of course, two months ago a Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi walked into a consulate in Istanbul and was brutally tortured to death".

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Trump recently declared he would not punish Saudi Arabia's crown prince for alleged involvement in the murder of Khashoggi - announcing in an exclamation-filled statement that the benefits of good relations with the kingdom outweigh the possibility Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing. Amal cited journalists she represented in Myanmar whom she says were wrongly imprisoned. George stood by her side with style, as he's known to do, but for an evening as momentous as this one, the duo snuck in a couple extra plus-ones: Nick Clooney and Nina Warren - as in, George's parents.

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