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TrialWatch Report on the Trial of Paul Rusesabagina Questions the Fairness of Any Conviction

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TrialWatch to Monitor Trial of Brazilian Human Rights Lawyer José Vargas Sobrinho

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CFJ Strategic Director John Prendergast Testifies Before US Congress on the Imposition of Sanctions on Ethiopia

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Amal Clooney Calls for More Charges Against Darfur Suspect

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Proceedings Against Cambodian-American Human Rights Lawyer Violate Her Rights

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TrialWatch Report Finds Russian Court Should Not Have Closed Proceedings Against Activist Yulia Tsvetkova

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Clooney Foundation for Justice and Debevoise & Plimpton LLP Condemn Conviction of Cameroonian Journalist

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Amal Clooney on America’s Role in Pursuing Justice for ISIS’ Genocide of Yazidis

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TrialWatch to Monitor Proceedings Against Mexican Activist Kenia Hernández

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CFJ Co-President Amal Clooney, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Nadia Murad, and Special Advisor Karim Asad Ahmad Khan, QC to Speak at Security Council Arria Formula Meeting

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World Press Freedom Day Look Ahead

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TrialWatch Expert Says Aleksey Navalny’s Slander Conviction Violated His Right to Freedom of Expression

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Clooney Foundation for Justice and Gibson Dunn Seek Relief from UN for Imprisoned Crimean Activist

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Belarus Jailing of Journalists for Reporting on Peaceful Protest Violates International Law

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The Metamorphosis of Ali Khali Merhi: How a One-Time Fugitive Found Fortune in South Sudan

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Fighting the ‘International Thief Thief’ with Global Magnitsky Sanctions

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What the curious case of COVID prevention cards says about South Sudan’s health crisis

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Pre-Trial Proceedings Against Maâti Monjib in Morocco Raise Concerns

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Kazakhstan: Court Refuses to Clarify Activist’s Sentence, Further Violating his Right to Freedom of Expression

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Conviction of Pro-democracy Activists for Unlawful Assembly in Hong Kong

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Sudan’s Exchange Rate: How to Sustain Progress and Preempt Risk

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Prosecutions Against Members of the Constitutional Court of Guatemala Should Stop

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The Sentry’s Congressional Testimony on Global Magnitsky

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Charges Against Blogger Dian Abdullah in Malaysia Should be Dismissed

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Pro-Democracy Leaders Face New Threats in Thailand

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Letter: NGOs, experts call on US to appoint high-level Special Envoy to the Great Lakes & DR Congo

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The Corruption Conundrum: The Absence of Corruption from the UK and EU Global Human Rights Sanctions Regimes

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End Harassment of Dr. Ammar Ali Jan in Pakistan

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Trial of Activist in Kazakhstan Shows How Governments Misuse COVID-19 to Suppress Speech

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El Salvador Needs to Stop Prosecuting Obstetric Emergencies as Homicides by TrialWatch’s Suzie Wnukowska-Mtonga

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TrialWatch Monitoring Hong Kong’s Escalating Use of Its National Security Law

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IBAHRI and CFJ Condemn the Revocation of Legal Licenses in Belarus and Call for Their Reinstatement

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LGBTQ+ Activists Acquitted in Poland

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Clooney Foundation for Justice and Debevoise & Plimpton LLP Condemn Continued Delays in Proceedings against Cameroonian Journalist

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TrialWatch to monitor proceedings against Kashmiri journalist Aasif Sultan

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Conflict Gold to Responsible Gold: A Roadmap for Companies and Governments

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Conviction of Aleksey Navalny in Russia

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Conviction of Independent News Site Imperils Freedom of Expression

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Open Letter to Financial Institutions Concerning Dan Gertler’s OFAC License

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Conviction of Anastasia Shevchenko in Russia Shows Pernicious Role of ‘Undesirable Organizations’ Law

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Conviction of Journalists in Belarus Shows Magnitude of Crackdown on Protests

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75 Non-Governmental Organizations, Faith-Based Groups, and Academic Institutions Call for the Biden Administration to Repeal ICC Sanctions

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Belarus: Raids on Human Rights and Journalists Organizations

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Cambodian Journalist Ros Sokhet’s Conviction Violated His Rights

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Changing the Calculus to Support Peace in South Sudan

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Updated on TrialWatch Monitoring of Proceedings Against Aleksey Navalny in Russia

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Thailand: Pro-Democracy Leaders Indicted, Remanded to Prison to Await Trial

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30 Organizations Call for Reversal of Gertler License

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TrialWatch to Monitor Libel Trial of Aleksey Navalny in Russia

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Russia; Svetlana Prokopyeva

Journalist Svetlana Prokopyeva’s Conviction Should be Overturned on Appeal

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Fingerprints and Money Trails

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TrialWatch to Monitor Trial of Human Rights Lawyer Nicholas Opiyo in Uganda

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Trump Administration Quietly Eased Sanctions Against Israeli Mining Magnate Gertler

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TrialWatch Expert Highlights Key Legal Issues Ahead of the Trial of Paul Rusesabagina in Rwanda

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Refinitiv Joins Forces with The Sentry to Prevent War Criminals Abusing the Financial System

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Artful Dodgers: New Findings on North Korean Sanctions – Busting in the Democratic Republic of Congo

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TrialWatch Report on Proceedings Against Moses Bwayo Reinforces Concerns About Uganda’s Pre-Election Crackdown on the Opposition

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TrialWatch to Monitor Trial of Human Rights Lawyer Theary Seng in Cambodia

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Journalist and Opposition Leader Omoyele Sowore Arrested in Nigeria

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Strategic Director John Prendergast Highlights the Importance of Landmark Anti-Money Laundering Reform

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Peacekeepers Deploy in Central African Republic as UN Chief Calls for Calm

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In Congo’s Gold Rush, the Money is in Beer and Brothels

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Élections en Centrafrique : des Casques Bleus Déployés, l’ONU Appelle au Calme

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TrialWatch Fairness Report Shows Flaws in Indonesia’s Blasphemy Law and Court’s Treatment of Individuals with Disabilities

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TrialWatch Report Released on the Trial of Journalist Omoyele Sowore in Nigeria

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Statement on Continued Delays in Criminal Proceedings Against Journalist Paul Chouta

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Book Launch: The Right to a Fair Trial in International Law by Amal Clooney and Philippa Webb

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London Bullion Market Clamps Down on Illicit Gold Trade

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People Names CFJ Co-Founder George Clooney 2020 Person of the Year

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Old Faces, Familiar Fears: Central African Republic’s Tense Election

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Thailand Threatens Protest Leaders with Lese Majeste Charges

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CFJ Co-President Amal Clooney Accepts Prestigious Press Freedom Award Presented by Meryl Streep

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TrialWatch Report Documents Misuse of Cambodia’s ‘Incitement’ Law in Conviction of Activist

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Praises the Work of the High-Level Panel of Legal Experts on Media Freedom

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Report Exposes Misuse of Common Nuisance Law to Harass Members of the LGBTQ Community in Uganda

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The Sentry: African Conflict Gold is Being Laundered in Dubai

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London Gold Body Warns Trade Centres Over Ethical Sourcing

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Cambodian Journalist Convicted on Vague Incitement Charges for Political Criticism

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Statement on the Conviction of Journalist Alexander Pichugin on ‘Fake News’ Charges in Russia

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Report Documents Abusive Use of Anti-LGBTQ Law in Nigeria

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Amal and George Clooney Honored at the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s National Tribute Dinner

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CPJ Presents Amal Clooney its 2020 Gwen Ifill Press Freedom Award

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CFJ Co-President Amal Clooney Honored in IFEX’s Faces of Free Expression Campaign

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Court Opens Criminal Trial Against Peruvian Journalist for Criminal Defamation

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Nigeria Same-Sex Relationships

Nigeria Strikes the Charges Against Men Arrested for Same-Sex Relationships

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Preliminary Report Released on the Trial of Peruvian Journalist Paola Ugaz

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Bangladeshi Newspaper Editor Should Be Released From Pre-Trial Detention On Speech Charges

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Human Rights Lawyer Arrested Again As Thailand Declares State of Emergency

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Update: The Conviction of Mikhail Benyash in Russia

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Statement on Gulzhan Pasanova’s Cassation Complaint to the Supreme Court of Kyrgyzstan

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Update: The Trial of Paul Rusesabagina in Rwanda

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Statement on the Release of the Report on the Trial of Omar Radi in Morocco

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Statement on the Bail Conditions for Arnon Nampa and Panupong Jadnok

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American Bar Association Center for Human Rights to Monitor the Trial of Paul Rusesabagina in Rwanda

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Statement on the Conviction of Server Mustafayev in Russia

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Statement on the Upheld Conviction of Alnur Ilyashev in Kazakhstan

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Statement on the Trial of Haneen Hossam and Mawada Al-Adham

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Clooney Foundation for Justice Files Amicus Brief in the Appeal of Alnur Ilyashev in Kazakhstan

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Comment on the Call for the Prosecution and Disqualification of Beatrice Mtetwa in Zimbabwe

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Statement on the TrialWatch Fairness Report on the Trial of Ahmet Tuna Altinel in Turkey

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Fairness Report on the Trial of the Peacock Generation Troupe in Myanmar

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Fairness Report Released on the Trial of Hajar Raissouni in Morocco

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Statement on the Release of the Report on the Trial of Five Alleged Members of the Organization of Thai Federation

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Amal Clooney Speaks at UN Event Commemorating the 6th Anniversary of the Genocidal Campaign Against Yazidis

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Statement on the Conviction of Emna Chargui in Tunisia

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Statement on the Trials of Wuth Boonlert and Samak Donnapee in Thailand

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Mikhail Benyash

Statement on the Release of the Fairness Report on the Trial of Mikhail Benyash in Russia

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Said Boudour

Statement on the Trial of Said Boudour in Algeria

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Amal Clooney and Lord Neuberger Release Joint Statement on the Implementation of the UK Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime

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Russia; Svetlana Prokopyeva

Statement on the Conviction of Svetlana Prokopyeva in Russia

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Clooney Foundation for Justice Statement on the Release of Reports on the Trials of Evelyn Hernandez and “Diana” in El Salvador

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Clooney Foundation for Justice Statement on the Conviction of Alnur Ilyashev in Kazakhstan

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Clooney Foundation for Justice Statement on the Conviction of Kong Raiya in Cambodia

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TrialWatch Preliminary Fairness Report Released on the Trial of Paul Chouta in Cameroon

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Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC Condemn Conviction of Maria Ressa in Manila Cyberlibel Judgement

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Amal Clooney: A test for democracy in the Philippines

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Sudan militia leader in custody on Darfur war crime charges

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Making a Killing: South Sudanese Military Leaders’ Wealth, Explained

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Statement on the Two-Year Anniversary of the Detention of Server Mustafayev

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Kleptocrats, Coronavirus, & How to Combat Them

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Amal Clooney Urges Australia to Adopt Magnitsky Sanctions to Make Country ‘Off Limits’ for Human Rights Abusers

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Amal Clooney Urges Australia to Be ‘A Leader in Human Rights’ During Senate Inquiry

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Killer Corruption by John Prendergast

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Clooney Foundation for Justice Files Amicus Brief in the Appeal of Gulzhan Pasanova in Kyrgyzstan

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Kleptocracy, Financial Crime, and Instability Featuring The Sentry’s John Prendergast and J.R. Mailey

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Is an Israeli Diamond Tycoon Using Trump-adjacent Lobbyists to Subvert U.S. Foreign Policy?

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Targeted Network Sanctions in Africa and the COVID-19 Pandemic

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TrialWatch Fairness Report Released on the Trial of Gulzhan Pasanova in Kyrgyzstan

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Targeted Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Measures in Support of Peace in South Sudan

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President’s Daughter, Defense Ministry, and Government Linked to Mining Sector Corruption in South Sudan

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Clooney Foundation for Justice Statement on Medical Care for Crimean Activists

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Clooney Foundation for Justice signs on to Nonprofit COVID-19 letter for support

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Clooney Foundation for Justice Statement on the Conviction of Omar Radi in Morocco

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Clooney Foundation for Justice Statement on the Release of Stella Nyanzi in Uganda

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CFJ Strategic Director John Prendergast Speaks on Omar al-Bashir and ICC

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Clooney Foundation for Justice: Vacate Stella Nyanzi’s Conviction

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Clooney Foundation for Justice Announces New Senior Leaders and Flagship Initiatives

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TrialWatch Fairness Report Released for Trial of Veysel Ok in Turkey

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Clooney Foundation for Justice: Espionage Charges Against Former RFA Journalists Must Be Dismissed

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The Sentry’s Executive Director John Prendergast comments on the US Sanctioning South Sudan’s Vice President Over Abuses

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Clooney Foundation for Justice Statement: Nigerian Journalist Must Be Released on Bail

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Clooney Foundation for Justice Statement on the trial of seven members of the Peacock Generation Troupe in Myanmar

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Clooney Foundation for Justice Statement on the Anniversary of the Arrest of Two Former Radio Free Asia Journalists Tried for Espionage in Cambodia

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South Sudan Silences a Witness to Its Horrors

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Clooney Foundation for Justice Responds to Conviction of Mikhail Benyash in Russia

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George Clooney & John Prendergast: Violence is the business model in South Sudan

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Moroccan Journalist Sentenced to Prison for Abortion and Premarital Sex

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The Clooney Foundation for Justice’s TrialWatch Responds to Conviction of Hajar Raissouni in Morocco

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TrialWatch Fairness Report Released for Mass Trial in Equatorial Guinea

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George Clooney’s warning on South Sudan

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The Taking of South Sudan

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South Sudan Oil Consortium Funded Militias Accused of Atrocities, Report Says

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Clooney Foundation for Justice Statement on the Conviction of Veysel Ok in Turkey

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Fairness Report released on the trial of Abelino Chub in Guatemala

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Amal Clooney’s new app fights back against unfair trials

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Clooney Foundation for Justice Statement on the Trial of Evelyn Hernandez in El Salvador

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TrialWatch Fairness Report Released for Trial of Six Activists in Zambia

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TrialWatch Fairness Report Released for Trial of Marina Zolotova in Belarus

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Update: TrialWatch Fairness Report Released for Algeria Trial

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Clooney Foundation for Justice Statement on the Trial of Cansu Pişkin in Turkey

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Clooney Foundation for Justice Statement on Access to Trial of Nazha El Khalidi in Western Sahara

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Clooney Foundation for Justice Statement on Mass Trial in Equatorial Guinea

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Update: TrialWatch® Monitoring in Algeria

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Support the Clooney Foundation for Justice and Join George & Amal Clooney for a Double Date at Their Lake Como Home

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Statement by George and Amal Clooney at the Launch of TrialWatch in New York, 25 April 2019

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The Clooney Foundation for Justice Convenes Human Rights Leaders to Mark Official Launch of TrialWatch® Initiative

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George and Amal Clooney Named “Postcode Heroes” at Edinburgh Ceremony

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Clooney Foundation for Justice Joins Forces with Columbia Law School and the American Bar Association to Implement Its TrialWatch® Initiative

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CFJ grant recipient participates in Global Conflict conference

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Clooney Foundation’s Gift Proves Power of Star Philanthropy

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George and Amal Clooney and the Clooney Foundation for Justice Support the Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights

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As Lebanon Educates Syrian Refugee Kids, George And Amal Clooney Step In To Help

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Interview with Iraqi Refugee and UChicago Student Hazim Avdal

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Iraqi refugee and University of Chicago student Hazim Avdal

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George and Amal Clooney sponsoring Iraqi refugee attending U. of C.

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Iraqi refugee sponsored by Clooneys strives for ‘normal student life’

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Clooney Foundation for Justice partners with UNICEF to open seven public schools to Syrian refugee children

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Growing Up Without an Education: Barriers to Education for Syrian Refugee Children in Lebanon

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