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Amal Clooney Is Joining the Legal Team to Free Two Jailed Journalists in Myanmar

Amal Clooney Is Joining the Legal Team to Free Two Jailed Journalists in Myanmar

Amal Clooney is taking on a major legal battle.

The human rights lawyer will be joining the legal team representing two jailed Reuters journalists, Wa Lone and Jyaw Soe Oo, who have been in jail in Myanmar since December of 2017.

The two journalists are accused of violating the country’s Official Secrets Act, and were arrested while reporting on the massacre of ten Rohingya men and boys. They face up to 14 years in prison if convicted.

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo are being prosecuted simply because they reported the news. I have reviewed the case file and it is clear beyond doubt that the two journalists are innocent and should be released immediately. Yet they have been denied bail and face 14 years in prison. The outcome of this case will tell us a lot about Myanmar’s commitment to the rule of law and freedom of speech,” Amal said in a statement.

Pictured below: Amal arrives back at her home on Thursday (March 29) in New York City.

FYI: Amal is wearing Jimmy Choo sunglasses.

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  • Anna

    Hope they get released. I was born in a country where they slaughter and massacre people and prosecute anyone who tries to tell the tale. People go missing, kidnaped, arrested, or killed. I’m very lucky to live in Canada and not that shithole anymore. To see human rights lawyers fighting for people who have wrongly been arrested, all for trying to speak the truth, and bring justice to the families that lost lives due to the evil of the state is heart warming to read. I hope Amal wins the case.

  • Mercyneal

    She looks drawn and haggard these days. Looks like it’s finally hitting her that she married a major alcoholic

  • Marilyn

    Are you always this stupid or are you just making a special effort for this occasion.

  • Levi Steinbeck

    F.. Ucking shut up, lying PR network troll. Disfigured ugly Amal Alamuddin is leeching off a non-existent case for stealth marketing revenue & fame.
    Reuters journalists in question have been excused. Deformity ugly Amal Allahuakbar wannabe Clooney has never lwd a case in court.
    Not even a Clooney as no marriage licence exists. Nor are ther any Clooney twins.
    Ugly Amal is not even a human rights lawyer.

  • Levi Steinbeck

    @Marilyn Baria Alamuddin PR c u nt. – F. Uck off deranged PR network hag promoting ugly Amal wannabe Clooney famous.
    @Mercyneal- Clooney can’t stand ugly Amal Alamuddin Allahuakbar & has never slept with her. Sham marriage financed by her money laundering arms dealer family like uncle Ziad Takieddine.
    No Clooney twins exist.