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Clooney's fiancee to serve on Gaza rights probe

GENEVA (AP) - British-Lebanese lawyer Amal Alamuddin, who is engaged to marry George Clooney, has been chosen for the U.N.'s three-member commission of inquiry looking into possible violations of the rules of war in Gaza.

Alamuddin is a London-based international law specialist and former legal adviser to the prosecutor of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon.

The U.N.'s top human rights body says she will serve alongside Doudou Diene of Senegal, a lawyer who has filled U.N. posts on racism and human rights in Ivory Coast, and Canada's William Schabas, an international law professor at Middlesex University in London, who will chair the commission.

The appointments were announced Monday by Gabon Ambassador Baudelaire Ndong Ella, who is president of the 47-nation U.N. Human Rights Council.

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jeffnevar August 11 2014 at 1:38 PM

Another worthless liberal working for a pathetic worthless organization. Will make no difference.

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abudotcom August 11 2014 at 1:47 PM

Its NOT what you know, its WHO you know….

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Elsa Sale August 11 2014 at 2:09 PM

She's a Muslim; her mother an analyst for Al-Jazeera and runs a charity that aids the Arabs. Next question?

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bobbyboy150 August 11 2014 at 2:33 PM

I can tell you the outcome now which will be that ALL the war crimes will be against Israel. There will be NONE against Hamas.

All these UN people are far leftists and strong supporters of terrorism. Therefore I don't know why the United Nothing is wasting the money.

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tcellguru August 11 2014 at 1:45 PM

She's Julian Assange's lawyer! NUFF said.

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Randy1953 tcellguru August 11 2014 at 2:25 PM

You mean the Julian Assange who exposed out torture of detainees that violated both national and international law ? And also exposed the fake reason to start the Iraq war ?

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jm27431111 Randy1953 August 11 2014 at 3:33 PM

no the one who exposed detainees who were enemy combatants who plotted to kill innocent Americans...but you liberals keep up that type of thinking and ISIS will be cutting your heads off next

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gluwman tcellguru August 11 2014 at 2:46 PM


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bniel77644 August 11 2014 at 1:49 PM

Will we ever "run out " of these nasty despicable people?? They must be stopped before they end this wonderful Country for good!!!

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arnoldhoneybrown August 11 2014 at 2:32 PM

What a JOKE . She an the Clown in past have made it clear they are against ISRAEL !
But UN been trying for long time to find way to condemn Israel !!

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slimlucky33 August 11 2014 at 1:55 PM

stupid A$$ move.......

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brianbythebeach1 August 11 2014 at 2:08 PM

is there not someone who might be better suited for this? is this all the world has for hope?

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chuckm8509 August 11 2014 at 1:59 PM

Oh yeah....that give it REAL credibility........NOT.

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