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George Clooney's fiancée Amal Alamuddin is set to represent Gaddafi's spy chief
Daily Mail ^ | 5-4-14 | Claire Ellicott

Posted on 05/04/2014 5:32:12 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic

Top barrister: Amal Alamuddin is defending a suspected Libyan war criminal accused of masterminding the Lockerbie bombing

Having won the heart of the world’s most eligible bachelor, Amal Alamuddin is getting used to being the centre of attention.

But George Clooney’s fiancée has also hit the spotlight for a very different reason – defending a suspected Libyan war criminal accused of masterminding the Lockerbie bombing.

It has been just a week since her engagement to the Hollywood heart-throb was revealed but it is already clear that the high-flying barrister is not about to let her career take a back seat.

The international human rights lawyer is representing Abdullah al-Senussi, Colonel Gaddafi’s former right-hand man, who is accused of numerous atrocities against his people.

She is helping the 64-year-old appeal against the decision to allow his trial to take place in Libya, where he could face the death penalty.

Beirut-born, Oxford University-educated Miss Alamuddin, 36, previously represented WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange during his fight against extradition to Sweden on sex assault charges.

She was also a legal adviser to Bahrain’s king, Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa, who has been accused by human rights groups of systematic torture and repression.

al-Senussi was convicted in absentia by a French court for the 1989 bombing of a French airliner. In Libya he is accused of overseeing a prison massacre of 1,200 inmates as well as torture and hangings. He was charged along with Gaddafi’s playboy son, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, with war crimes and crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court.

Under United Nations rules, the Hague court was due to hear the case unless Libya could prove that it was capable of overseeing it.

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George Clooney's fiancée Amal Alamuddin is set to represent Gaddafi's spy chief who supervised torture and hangings in Libya and is wanted for questioning over Lockerbie bombing

1 posted on 05/04/2014 5:32:12 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I guess she was the only one willing to be Georges beard.


2 posted on 05/04/2014 5:35:16 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Lots of pictures of here here -

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=amal+alamuddin+photos&id=A8DB84CD5199F2D2CB041A522E29345FC732C14F&FORM=IQFRBA


3 posted on 05/04/2014 5:38:14 PM PDT by airborne (MY HEROES DON'T WEAR CAPES. MY HEROES WEAR DOG TAGS ! ! !)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
The mind reels at this news. Aunt Barbara must be spinning in her grave!



America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!

O stranger, tell the Lacedaemonians that we lie here, obedient to their command.

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

4 posted on 05/04/2014 5:38:50 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Mlichael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Lawyers don’t have to share their clients’ views. There isn’t enough information to tar her with the same brush.


5 posted on 05/04/2014 5:39:54 PM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: afraidfortherepublic

She is a piece of work defending this killer.
No wonder George Clooney likes her.
Yes she is only a “beard”.


6 posted on 05/04/2014 5:50:19 PM PDT by minnesota_bound
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I wonder if this is a marriage for political gain/purposes. Sounds like a sham in my opinion.


7 posted on 05/04/2014 5:52:25 PM PDT by hsmomx3
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Isn’t he cool marrying a Mohammedan


8 posted on 05/04/2014 5:54:13 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

They seem to be the perfect match of grandstanding self-promoters. Allahu Akbar!


9 posted on 05/04/2014 6:06:52 PM PDT by windsorknot
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To: afraidfortherepublic
`Gorgeous George' never met a mirror, camera or trouser-snake he didn't like. George Clooney photo: George Clooney 18.jpg
10 posted on 05/04/2014 6:12:54 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Best attorney money can buy. As they say, 'we've already established what you are; now we're haggling over the price'.

11 posted on 05/04/2014 6:13:06 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: minnesota_bound
She must like gay guys. George already has a soul mate named Berry.
12 posted on 05/04/2014 6:15:19 PM PDT by peeps36 (Save The Tortoise And Kill The People)
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To: peeps36

I was told in California that he was always gay...never was hetero


13 posted on 05/04/2014 6:19:16 PM PDT by advertising guy ( <------------- lotta white in here ------------>)
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To: advertising guy

“he was always gay”

I didn’t (and don’t) know that for a fact, but if he isn’t a rump-wrangler—well, I’m a blue-eyed baboon.


14 posted on 05/04/2014 6:23:03 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: advertising guy

Amanda Blake liked gay guys.

Fatal mistake.


15 posted on 05/04/2014 6:23:59 PM PDT by Cen-Tejas (it's the debt bomb stupid!)
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To: airborne
Lots of pictures of here here -

It's good to know there is a here here.

I'm certain Hillary said there is no there there. So at least we're covered. Ya know?

16 posted on 05/04/2014 6:26:14 PM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (Only Liberals can look at an amendment that says “shall not be infringed" and see blank parchment.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Isn’t that just a model who looks like her?


17 posted on 05/04/2014 6:34:52 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Oh I see....she is into “human rights” for terrorists.

No wonder Clooney likes her.


18 posted on 05/04/2014 6:36:10 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: advertising guy

Well, ego May or may not be heterosexual, but like his beard!


19 posted on 05/04/2014 6:39:18 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (The media must be defeated any way it can be done.)
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To: ClearCase_guy
That's Monika Jakisic. Amal looks like a younger version of Helen Thomas:


20 posted on 05/04/2014 6:57:51 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: ClearCase_guy
More apparent here:


21 posted on 05/04/2014 6:59:06 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: Zhang Fei

wow, that’s gotta be a man.


22 posted on 05/04/2014 7:10:18 PM PDT by Bulwyf
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To: ClearCase_guy; airborne; Aria

Is everything with liberals a charade? They threw in a couple of photos of attractive women with the photo’s of George’s beard to make her seem more appealing.


23 posted on 05/04/2014 7:30:39 PM PDT by bramps (Go West America!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

“George Clooney’s fiancée”, that’s rich, give it a few months, he’ll move on to his next cover girl beard.


24 posted on 05/04/2014 7:47:57 PM PDT by slouper (LWRC SPR 223)
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To: Bulwyf
"wow, that’s gotta be a man.

In which case Amal is not a breard but a merkin.

25 posted on 05/04/2014 10:03:21 PM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: Zhang Fei

I’d wager a bet that old Georgie is planning to ‘run’ for some office in the near future. Who set them up, Hillary?

What a sad life, filled with twisted sickness.


26 posted on 05/04/2014 10:55:11 PM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44
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To: airborne

She’s pretty scary looking. My wife’s much prettier and I’m not rich, handsome or famous.


27 posted on 05/05/2014 3:53:14 AM PDT by KevinB ("If it weren't for double standards Democrats would have no standards at all" - Chris Plante)
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

But a Lawyer don’t have to take on a client if she feels he is guilty.


28 posted on 05/05/2014 5:00:44 AM PDT by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: KevinB
My first thought was that she had the same look as Hillary's girlfriend, Huma.
29 posted on 05/05/2014 6:09:54 AM PDT by airborne (MY HEROES DON'T WEAR CAPES. MY HEROES WEAR DOG TAGS ! ! !)
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To: Yorlik803

Come on! Criminal defense lawyers know that nearly all of their clients are guilty of something. They also believe that everyone is entitled to a defense. The justice system depends on it.


30 posted on 05/05/2014 10:58:27 AM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

Not so. Some defense attorneys will only take a case if they believe that person is innocent. Most lawyers are bottomfeeding slimbaLls that pervert the law


31 posted on 05/05/2014 11:37:41 AM PDT by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

Not so. Some defense attorneys will only take a case if they believe that person is innocent. Most lawyers are bottomfeeding slimbaLls that pervert the law


32 posted on 05/05/2014 11:37:42 AM PDT by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: Yorlik803

“Many attorneys can’t handle the complex ethical balancing that criminal defense work requires. ... But they are not the villains and liars of the American justice system; they are its ethical heroes. Their zeal in making sure that citizens lose their freedom only when there is strong evidence to justify it protects all of us, and we owe them our gratitude, and perhaps some day, our lives.”

http://www.ethicsscoreboard.com/list/defense.html


33 posted on 05/05/2014 12:08:44 PM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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