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Amal Alamuddin Turns Down Spot on UN Commission for Gaza

Amal Alamuddin Turns Down Spot on UN Commission for Gaza

While it was previously reported that Amal Alamuddin was appointed a spot on the UN’s Commission of Inquiry for Gaza, she has turned down the position.

“There are various reports published today stating that I have been appointed as one of three members of the UN Commission of Inquiry for Gaza. I am horrified by the situation in the occupied Gaza Strip, particularly the civilian casualties that have been caused, and strongly believe that there should be an independent investigation and accountability for crimes that have been committed,” Amal said in a statement to

“I was contacted by the UN about this for the first time this morning,” Amal added. “I am honoured to have received the offer, but given existing commitments — including eight ongoing cases — unfortunately could not accept this role. I wish my colleagues who will serve on the commission courage and strength in their endeavours.”

In case you aren’t aware, Amal is engaged to actor George Clooney and they recently received their marriage license.

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148 Responses to “Amal Alamuddin Turns Down Spot on UN Commission for Gaza”

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  1. 1
    PR STUNT Says:

    So it WAS A PR STUNT on her and Geroges behalf, shame on them both, desprate for getting her name in the news, if she had turned it down then WHY would the UN go ahead and announce it ? does not make sense. Somthing is fishy here its more like a PLANT AND DENY JOB from these two famewhores

  2. 2
    Plant & Deny Says:

    Why did the UN say she accepted when she’s saying she didnt ? this does not sound right, any way its a win win situation the UN got publicity and Amal & George got more free publicity out of it as no one was intrested in their wedding now they got people talking about them AGAIN, how very convinient , very well timmed George your PR stunts never fail to surprise us.

  3. 3
    sillyme Says:

    The more I think about this, the more I think that Clooney has a political future in mind, and needs a wife. Politically, she seems to be about where he is – to the far, far left. And, she’s Arab, and we all know how the left LOVES anyone who is Arab. But, watch, expect to hear Clooney run for office in a year or two.

  4. 4
    CarrieFromBelgium Says:

    RP stunt!

  5. 5
    LOL Says:

    Its a political game these two are testing the waters withtheir PR games , both of them are Famewhores, desprate for attention.

  6. 6
    PR STUNT Says:

    I bet Clooney is going to come out crying (i WILL SUE) to anyone who says boo to Amal, seeing that she played the media with her plant & deny game. What took her soo long to give out a statement , she must has known as soon as she accepted the job the UN willannounce , she has made them look like fools.

  7. 7
    Lucy6 Says:

    seeing that she carries her iPad with her 24/7 its odd it took her this long to do a denial statement LOL, sounds very hinky

  8. 8
    jjB Says:


  9. 9
    Yup Says:

    Maybe they weren’t getting enough attention for the upcoming wedding. Honestly I don’t know anyone who actually cares about George clooney getting married. More people actually cared about kim Kardashian’s third wedding.

  10. 10
    lol Says:

    The biitch accepted the job thats why the Acossiation press had released the news, I bet George got a call from Hollywood where all are Jews and told him to get her to refuse it, thats whay all of a sudden she is seding out denials.,

  11. 11
    lol Says:


  12. 12
    Anon Says:

    Occupied Gaza? Wow how impartial she would be. Not that anyone from the UN would be. I really hope she and Clooney just disappear. I haven’t liked him for years and now can’t stand him even more. I doubt we’ll be so lucky though.

  13. 13
    Idil7 Says:

    @lol: u definitely right, George Pr were quick but fact is she accept at the beginning but George Pr prevent her to join after they received complain George friends who majority are Israeli in Hollywood, this is already their 1st mistake, it show that she didn’t consulted George in the 1st place accepting the position

  14. 14
    groundcontrol Says:

    Tell me again what qualifications she has for serving on such a delicate commission?
    Her statement reveals a bias and preconceived notion regarding blame. And in her eyes it would seem the blame is nowhere to be found in the Gaza ergo not Hamas.

  15. 15
    A Says:


    it is ovcupied. what world u livin in?

  16. 16
    strt Says:

    Before the UN would have lowered the gavel to begin the Commission’s work she would have already found Israel guilty of something because she’s nothing more than an anti-Israel Lebanese Arab. Her obvious lack of impartiality should have disqualified her from the start but since the UN is also anti-Israel it’s no wonder she was considered. Hope she and George now disappear from the headlines.

  17. 17
    REALLY? Says:

    Why would she go risk her life when she’s mere days away from bagging the bachelor of the decade? Who does that?

  18. 18
    What a snooze! Says:

    @REALLY?: She is a publicity w*h*o*r*e* nothing more nothing less. It is only going to get worse from here. George should be tarred and feathered and she stoned for pulling such a stupid stunt!

  19. 19
    Karen Sherry Brackett Says:

    Amal has represented Gadhafi’s son, after he was already found guilty of blowing up a French airliner in an act of terrorism. She has provided legal counsel to the King of Bahrain who has implemented Sharia Law on his subjects. Her heritage is Druze which is a Shia branch of Islam.

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    she-whom-shall-not-be-named Says:

    WHAT A PARADOX! Amal practices HUMANS RIGHTS law and she’s already giving up her freedoms to George Clooney’s ego. I don’t think George Loony needs to run his decisions by her but now she has signed up for stepford wife!

  21. 21
    Karen Sherry Brackett Says:

    @PR STUNT: If it was a PR stunt then it was only to draw attention away from her making the legal mistake of posting in the UK on their marriage application that Clooney’s marital status is “dissolved”. A person is single, married or divorced…. and not “dissolved”. Btw, her spelling or lack there of and not mine. :D

  22. 22
    Idil7 Says:

    @Karen Sherry Brackett: it means his marriage was dissolved or annul in 28 days which means he was living with his ex wife 3 years after they put to an end to the marriage (because of Pr) & never get divorced in the 1st place, which explain why he put dissolved on the application

  23. 23
    Ru Says:

    These two need to go away, take Miley, KK and her gay PR husband with them and retire on a deserted island. Enough of these trashy celebs!

  24. 24
    Emerald Says:

    PR STUNT @ 08/11/2014 at 4:38 pm

    Of course Al’smarmot, everything that George and Amal do is PR stunt. You know this because invisible beings deliver the message into your seriously deluded mind in the middle of the night.

  25. 25
    George And Amal STUNTING Says:

    The blogs have been inundated with comments about how Amal seems to do nothing but go to lunches, do pap walks, shop, and travel with Clooney. And she’s planning a wedding. Clooney’s plan to prop Amal up as this incredible modern woman with this hard-driving job backfired when it became clear in the public’s mind that she seems to rarely work. Folks aren’t dumb. We know you can travel and work, you can tele-commute, you can work from laptop and iPhone. But this woman is planning a wedding, meeting friends, shopping, and traveling — it’s an absurd notion that she’s working full-time. She might have 8 cases but she likely has a very small hand in them. She HAD to plant the UN story and then come out and deny it — she had to do it to make it seem that her job is demanding and that she is in demand. This was her response to the months of negative gossip about her obvious lack of work. It’s all a stunt. It’s all George and Amal stunting.

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