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Amal Clooney

Lebanese,  Activist
Total Quotes : 19
London Country Means

A horseman's head is in Athens, and his body is in London: Poseidon's torso is separated between Greece and the U.K. This means that they cannot be celebrated and appreciated as a whole in the country they came from.

- Amal Clooney

Sleep High Very

If you are a lawyer, and you want to take on easier cases, you can prosecute traffic violations or something. You'd have a very high rate of success, and you probably could sleep more easily at night. But that's not what drives me.

- Amal Clooney

Learning Studying Abroad

Cross-cultural learning and studying abroad can be transformative.

- Amal Clooney

Believe Turn Held

I believe in international justice. I believe it's important that you don't just turn the page without people being held to account.

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Facts I Think Away

I think it's important for tourists to know the facts of what's happening in the Maldives. I don't think people realize that there's a flogging taking place a kilometer away when they're sunbathing in their resort.

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Passionate Cases Most

I want to work on cases that I feel the most passionate about.

- Amal Clooney

Think I Think Ashamed

I think the international community should be ashamed that they haven't done more for the Yazidis.

- Amal Clooney

Principle Protecting

Protecting free speech is not only a matter of principle, it is also pragmatic.

- Amal Clooney

Advice Need Vocal

The first piece of advice I would have from my experience is that governments need to be vocal about human rights.

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Going Very Then

If you don't have a good case, and you don't have a good message, then shining a light on it is not going to get you very far.

- Amal Clooney

Dissent Reduce Does

Locking up dissenters does not reduce dissent - it fosters it.

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Democracy Dead

Democracy is dead in the Maldives.

- Amal Clooney

Break Allow Executive

There was a break in the proceedings when Peter Greste was deported, and that was considered sufficient then to allow the executive to intervene.

- Amal Clooney

Behind Doors Lots

There is lots of my work that takes place behind closed doors that is not ever seen.

- Amal Clooney

I Was Born Means Arabic

My name means 'hope' in Arabic, and I was born when there was a war in Lebanon.

- Amal Clooney

Woman Away Might

If you're a woman lying on the beach in the Maldives, you might want to know that a kilometer away, another woman is being flogged. And you might want to find your own way to protest that.

- Amal Clooney

Amendment Wikileaks

WikiLeaks' disclosures should be protected under the First Amendment.

- Amal Clooney

Government Chance Critics

No government intent on persecuting its critics will want to leave the outcome of a trial to chance.

- Amal Clooney

Death Fact Sentencing

Sentencing a political opponent to death after a show trial is no different to taking him out on the street and shooting him. In fact, it is worse because using the court system as a tool of state repression makes a mockery of the rule of law.

- Amal Clooney