Amal Clooney quits UK envoy role over ‘lamentable’ Brexit bill

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Amal Clooney quits UK envoy role over ‘lamentable’ Brexit bill




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Exclusive: Prominent human rights lawyer writes to foreign secretary with stinging denunciation

Amal Clooney, the high-profile human rights lawyer, has resigned from her position as the UK’s special envoy on media freedom in protest at the government’s intention to breach international law through the internal market bill.

In a stinging denunciation of Boris Johnson’s threat to override Britain’s international treaty obligations in the EU withdrawal agreement, the barrister described the government’s actions as “lamentable”.

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