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Amal Clooney, international leaders call for accountability in Sudan war

Amal Clooney, Special Advisor to the ICC prosecutor of the situation in Sudan, pauses while speaking at the UNGA High Level Event: Ensuring Collective action for securing Human Rights and Justice in Sudan, during the 78th United Nations General Assembly in New York City, US, on 21st September, 2023

New York, USReuters Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney and world leaders on Thursday pleaded for more attention to be paid to the war in Sudan and for accountability in fighting that has killed thousands and displaced millions of civilians. “There are survivors around the world who see robust and concerted action on Ukraine, and … […]

Murad, Amal Clooney accuse leaders and UN of failing Yazidis

United NationsAP Six years after Islamic State fighters launched an attack on Iraq’s Yazidi minority, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nadia Murad and human rights lawyer Amal Clooney accused government leaders and the United Nations on Monday of failing to bring the extremists responsible for the genocide to justice. Murad, whose mother and six brothers were […]

Quick facts – 10 facts on Islamic State’s Yazidi killings

LondonThomson Reuters Foundation Saturday marks the fifth anniversary of Islamic State’s assault on Iraq’s Yazidi minority, described by the United Nations as a genocide, in which thousands were killed or abducted. The 3rd August, 2014, attack on Mount Sinjar, the Yazidi heartland, shocked the international community and prompted the United States to carry out air […]