She served as a legal advisor to the king of Bahrain, whose been widely accused of presiding over systemic repression and torture.In 2014, after she got engaged to George Clooney and became internationally famous twice-over, she appeared on behalf of Abdullah al Senussi, Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's former henchman who was universally recognized as a terrible man—but whom was entitled to have his rights recognized by the International Criminal Court in its quest for global justice, if Libya refused to do so, his lawyer insisted."The whole point of the ICC is to be there when national systems can't do the job," Amal told London's at the time."Instead, it is giving a flawed, dangerous process the stamp of approval."In 2015, her co-counsel was stabbed while they were both in the Maldives representing the island nation's president, who had been jailed on terrorism charges. K.'s Channel 4 in September 2016 about Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, "If there is a prosecution of President Assad I would be delighted to work on it."We'll leave the more poetic odes to her intelligence and bravery to George, but it's fairly obvious that we're talking about an exceptionally dedicated lawyer and human rights advocate.
She served as advisor to Kofi Annan (as Tina noted).The first time they met, they ended up talking all night, George recalls. His parents were there, hence the fond remembrances from Nick Clooney."The funniest thing was my mom and dad were visiting so my parents were there," he told Letterman."And we just talked, we stayed up all night talking." of fascinating, brilliant people in her life before meeting George Clooney.So it makes sense that she ended up being a killer conversationalist.And, not to mention, she walked out of the pages of the legal journals and onto the pages of glossy magazines looking primed to make every Best-Dressed List from day one.She was appointed to a panel investigating the act of rape as a war crime. She fights for prisoners to ensure their rights are being respected behind bars.But as an exacting proponent of the law, Amal didn't just take on the easier cases where it was an easy question of good vs. She was on a team representing controversial Wiki Leaks founder Julian Assange in his extradition case against Sweden.Married once before but divorced since 1993, he had famously mused in interviews that he doubted he'd get hitched again. It took awhile to get the 7-carat diamond ring, worth as much as 0,000 according to one high-end jeweler's estimate, sorted out. ' 'Why shouldn't I take a chance when romance passes by? ' It's a really good song about why can't I be in love? She only said yes when 'Goody, Goody' came on, which isn't very romantic— it's kind of mean: 'So you met someone who set you back on your heels, goody, goody.'"Still fairly apropos. " at you, that could set anyone on edge until it's proven otherwise. George Clooney married Amal Alamuddin at Ca' Farsetti palace in Venice, Italy, in front of family and dear friends, both famous and otherwise, on Sept. The bride wore Oscar de la Renta, photos from her VIP fitting with her mother, Baria, sister Tala and the late, great couturier himself making a splash in ."George and I wanted a wedding that was romantic and elegant, and I can't imagine anyone more able than Oscar to capture this mood in a dress," Amal told the magazine in a rare interview not centered on one of her legal cases."Meeting him made the design process all the more magical, as he is so warm and such a gentleman."The groom wore Armani, who called it a "privilege and pleasure" to dress his longtime friend and client for the occasion."Amal is a human rights lawyer who worked on the Enron case, was an advisor to Kofi Annan regarding Syria and was selected for a three-person U. commission investigating rules of war violations in the Gaza Strip.So tonight, her husband is getting a lifetime achievement award."So Tina Fey perfectly nailed the funny world we live in at the 2015 Golden Globes, when George Clooneyreceived the Cecil B.