Lebanese-British human rights lawyer Amal Clooney quits UK envoy post over Brexit
Lebanese-British human rights lawyer Amal Clooney quits UK envoy post over Brexit

Prominent human rights lawyer Amal Clooney on Friday resigned her post as a UK envoy for media freedom, in protest at the government’s “lamentable” decision to breach its EU Brexit treaty.Clooney became the third lawyer to part ways with Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government, after it introduced legislation that would rewrite its post-Brexit obligations to the European Union over Northern Ireland.Undermining the rule of law “threatens to embolden autocratic regimes that violate international law with devastating consequences all over the world”, she wrote in a letter to Foreign Secretary D…

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